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Program info

Estimated safety rating


nvbackend.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if nvbackend.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself your PC against potential security problems.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Update Core\NvBackend.exe

This application is usually stored in C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Update Core\NvBackend.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is c8ac55ccb8ab33713522b4caafac0f59.

Is running as a service


This application does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This executable runs as a 32-bit program. It does not benefit of the entire set of features of nowadays' computer CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the makers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 NVIDIA Backend

The description present in the file is NVIDIA Backend.

File version

File version stored as a property


 NVIDIA Corporation

Producer NVIDIA Corporation.


 (C) 2016 NVIDIA Corporation. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright (C) 2016 NVIDIA Corporation. All rights reserved..

Has valid windows


This program does NOT have visible elements of user interface. This is most likely a bad thing.

Potentially dangerous functions


Some unusual features of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We advise you to read more about this program.

Digitally signed


nvbackend.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most virus-free software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature found in nvbackend.exe is valid. This is most likely a clean, ok program.

Certifier name

 NVIDIA Corporation

Digital certificate name: NVIDIA Corporation

Issuer name

 VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA

Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA

Starts with windows


This application starts at Windows startup. Yes

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall routine, which is good. si are uninstall.