What Is nvmctray.dll? Malware, Virus Or Safe?

File name:

Be sure to always double check your spelling if you are concerned about spyware, as often spyware will use a very similar spelling of system processes or other common tasks. nvmctray.dll

File type:

Dll program – Files that have a dll extension are called modules/functions or programs loaded into memory.

What is it?

NvMcTray.dll is a program that may have been pre-installed software on your computer. Always check the disk location or folder as shown below, as this will help you verify that the file is not spyware or virus related. This program is associated with Nvidia, and is installed with the Nvidia drivers for those that have their graphics cards installed. This is multimedia and video related, and it is not considered spyware or adware related. Visit nvmctray.dll for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the nvmctray.dll location, where is it stored on my computer?

This file will be located at: c:\WINDOWS\system32\NvMcTray.dll and may show as RUNDLL32.EXE C:\Windows\system32\NvMcTray.dll,NvTaskbarInit in your startup

Note on file and folder locations: Remember that although many files are always in default file locations, some files can easily be moved to different locations or change names like many viruses, spyware, or malware do. If you suspect you have a virus or spyware, check to see if you see similar names stored elsewhere. It always helps to check your tasklist also to see what is currently running on your computer. You can always view the tasklist on your computer by pressing ctrl-alt-del to view your “task manager”, and then click the “processes” tab. This will show you all tasks running on your computer. Dll files will NOT show on your computer tasklist, as dll files are actually part of other processes. You may see similar program names running if spyware or adware is on your computer, for example, nvmctray.dll may be slightly misspelled to keep you from finding it, or spyware and adware may be named very similar to a system file. Make sure to always check the location of tasks or processes if you are concerned. nvmctray.dll can also be used by other programs or software, as there is no standard on software program names that companies choose.

Is nvmctray.dll spyware?


Is this considered adware or popup related?


Is this considered a virus or trojan?


Would you recommend that I remove nvmctray.dll?

No, we would not remove this file.

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