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What’s NVIDIA Web Helper.exe (NVIDIA Web Helper Service)? Is it safe or a virus?

We at SpyShelter's cybersecurity labs here in Austin, Texas LOVE Nvidia hardware. Therefore we're used to seeing this well known NVIDIA Web Helper Service NVIDIAWebHelper.exe. If this is signed by your PC by Nvidia, then it's definitely a safe process to see in your Windows Task Manager.

The process associated with the NVIDIA GeForce Experience software. It's designed to improve the user experience by providing various features and functionalities, such as automatic driver updates, game optimization, and live streaming capabilities. The process runs in the background to ensure that the GeForce Experience software operates smoothly and efficiently, and it also provides additional support for NVIDIA graphics cards and related services.

(Researched by Jon @ SpyShelter Labs)

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Who makes NVIDIA Web Helper.exe (NVIDIA Web Helper Service)?

We’ve found Nvidia Corporation should be the publisher of NVIDIA Web Helper.exe.

How do we know? Our SpyShelter cybersecurity labs focuses on monitoring different types of Windows PC executables and their behaviors for our popular SpyShelter Antispyware software. Learn more about us, and how our cybersecurity team studies Windows PC executables/processes.

What does it mean if someone is the publisher of a PC .exe (executable or process)?

The publisher of an executable is the entity responsible for its distribution and authenticity. Most processes/executables on your PC should be signed. The signature on the executable should have been verified through a third party whose job it is to make sure the entity is who it says it is. Find an unsigned executable? You should consider scanning any completely unsigned .exe on your PC.

Is NVIDIA Web Helper.exe safe or a virus?

Below are 4 simple steps you can take to see if the NVIDIA Web Helper.exe process is safe or malware.

  1. Scan the executable with Microsoft's built-in tech
  2. Find NVIDIA Web Helper.exe's publisher
  3. Search the executable's hash with VirusTotal
  4. Monitor the executable's behavior
Last updated: February 3, 2024

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