nvinit.dll is part of NVIDIA D3D shim drivers and developed by NVIDIA Corporation according to the nvinit.dll version information.
nvinit.dll's description is "NVIDIA Compatible NVIDIA shim initialization dll, Version 197.16 "
nvinit.dll is digitally signed by NVIDIA Corporation.
nvinit.dll is usually located in the 'C:\Windows\system32\' folder.
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The following is the available information on nvinit.dll:
|Product name||NVIDIA D3D shim drivers|
|Company name||NVIDIA Corporation|
|File description||NVIDIA Compatible NVIDIA shim initialization dll, Version 197.16|
|Legal copyright||(C) NVIDIA Corporation. All rights reserved.|
Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:
nvinit.dll has a valid digital signature.
|Signer name||NVIDIA Corporation|
|Certificate issuer name||VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2009-2 CA|
|Certificate serial number||534abed0be56d9840dd12ddb84f8b031|
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