nvnetworkservice.exe may be a dangerous application, according to heuristic analysis. It triggers too many of the "possible danger" criteria described in this document. It is not yet known if nvnetworkservice.exe is malware or an ok program that doesn't cause harm your PC. Please be careful with this program.
Usually, the default name and path where the program is stored is
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NetService\NvNetworkService.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 020f45e362d3b57ccc5735582bb1a6ec.
This program is registered as a Windows service. This means it operates on your system in background, usually without displaying any user interface to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which perform useful features to other programs or to the Windows Operating System.
This program uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is quite normal. For example, most of the programs on your computer check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.
This executable runs as a 32-bit program. It can not benefit of the entire power of nowadays' computer processors. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description extracted from the program is NVIDIA Network Service.
File version 188.8.131.52.
Producer NVIDIA Corporation.
Legal copyright (C) 2015 NVIDIA Corporation. All rights reserved..
Some unusual functions of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We recommend you to read more about this program.
nvnetworkservice.exe is digitally signed. Today the large majority of serious software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature is not valid, which is a strong indicator that this software application may be a virus and that somebody most likely modified it after the signature was applied. We advise extreme caution!
Digital certificate name: NVIDIA Corporation
Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA
This executable does NOT have an uninstall routine stored in registry.