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What is NvBackend.exe?

NvBackend.exe is part of NVIDIA GeForce Experience and developed by NVIDIA Corporation according to the NvBackend.exe version information.

NvBackend.exe's description is "NVIDIA GeForce Experience Backend"

NvBackend.exe is digitally signed by NVIDIA Corporation.

NvBackend.exe is usually located in the 'C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Update Core\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about NvBackend.exe.

If you have additional information about the file, please share it with the FreeFixer users by posting a comment at the bottom of this page.

Vendor and version information [?]

Product nameNVIDIA GeForce Experience
Company nameNVIDIA Corporation
File descriptionNVIDIA GeForce Experience Backend
Internal nameNVIDIA GeForce Experience Backend
Original filenamebackend.exe
Legal copyright(C) 2013 NVIDIA Corporation. All rig..
Product version10.11.15.0
File version10.11.15.0

The following is the available information on NvBackend.exe:

PropertyValue
Product nameNVIDIA GeForce Experience
Company nameNVIDIA Corporation
File descriptionNVIDIA GeForce Experience Backend
Internal nameNVIDIA GeForce Experience Backend
Original filenamebackend.exe
Legal copyright(C) 2013 NVIDIA Corporation. All rights reserved.
Product version10.11.15.0
File version10.11.15.0

Digital signatures [?]

This file has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameNVIDIA Corporation
Certificate issuer nameVeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA
Certificate serial number43bb437d609866286dd839e1d00309f5

VirusTotal report

None of the 47 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the NvBackend.exe file.

None of the 47 anti-virus programs detected the NvBackend.exe file.

Folder name variants

NvBackend.exe may also be located in other folders than C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Update Core\. The most common variants are listed below:

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5a0012c1d9b8648c20c00202418b9d02f
SHA256833afb6bcabbf9991c811d6d1bf2c7b95a584f46d93c6b3f49ca2a8a6be5e657

Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to nvbackend.exe:

nvbackend.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

nvbackend.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

NVIDIA GeForce Experience Backend has stopped working.

End Program - nvbackend.exe. This program is not responding.

nvbackend.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

nvbackend.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

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User vote results: There were 133 votes to remove and 42 votes to keep

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Comments

Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

I'm reading all new comments so don't hesitate to post a question about the file. If I don't have the answer perhaps another user can help you.

ROGER writes

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nvbackend-application error
0xc000001d location ox6a36055f.

THIS THE MESSAGE I GET WHEN SWITCHING VISTA ON FROM SLEEP.

# 25 Apr 2014, 10:54

Roger Karlsson writes

0 thumbs

Ouch! Did you find a solution to the problem?

# 24 May 2014, 11:58

Harry C writes

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Nvidia backend package for the game defense grid, from steam was detected as containing a virus today by Superantispyware, and avira antivirus.
I did not instigate this download of this package.
Removing the gforce experience immediately.
Virus is the Trojan Agent/Gen-VBinject

# 23 Jul 2014, 17:31

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