What is the "daemonu.exe" ?

Our database contains 4818 different files for filename daemonu.exe . This files most often belongs to product NVIDIA GeForce Experience. and were most often developed by company NVIDIA Corporation. This files most often have description NVIDIA Settings Update Manager. Agregate rating is 5(5) stars - based on 17 reviews.This is executable file. You can find it running in Task Manager as the process daemonu.exe.

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daemonu.exe is in most cases windows service from NVIDIA providing automatic check and update of NVIDIA drivers. User can change check period or disable this feature in the NVIDIA update options, accessible via the System Tray icon. More information about this file can be found in ghacks.net article.

daemonu.exe Process

File details of most used file with name "daemonu.exe"

Product:
NVIDIA GeForce Experience
Company:
NVIDIA Corporation
Description:
NVIDIA Settings Update Manager
Version:
4.11.9.1
MD5:
a9afe5b0648c8d7a411a72d8222f7f6e
SHA1:
b05d7bb431949c5b44daa466fd5b8f30c60886f6
SHA256:
a58af8c615d97c769da778d56f7e6999aaeb577c82c65455d3b2a8ed5b742777
Size:
1826592
Directory:
%PROGRAMFILES%\NVIDIA Corporation\NVIDIA Update Core
Operating System:
Windows 7
Discovered:
May 23, 2013
Occurence:
High oc2
Digital Signature:
NVIDIA Corporation

Is the Process "daemonu.exe" Safe or Threat ?

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Latest new variant of the file with name "daemonu.exe" was discovered 6 days ago. Our database contains 394 variants of the file "daemonu.exe" with final rating Safe and zero variants with final rating Threat . Final ratings are based on file reviews, discovered date, users occurence and antivirus scan results.
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User Reviews of the "daemonu.exe"

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  • SAFErating from user TonyR for file %PROGRAMFILES%\NVIDIA Corporation\NVIDIA Updatus\daemonu.exe (Variant: 1148903)

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    Component of Nvidia Drivers

  • SAFErating from user longknife for file %PROGRAMFILES%\NVIDIA Corporation\NVIDIA Updatus\daemonu.exe (Variant: 2450034)

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    Updater for NVIDIA GFX Card

  • SAFErating from user Admin for file %PROGRAMFILES%\NVIDIA Corporation\NVIDIA Updatus\daemonu.exe (Variant: 2450034)

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    daemonu.exe from NVIDIA is system service providing automatic check and update of NVIDIA drivers. User can change check period or disable this feature in the NVIDIA update options, accessible via the System Tray icon. More information about this file can be found in http://www.ghacks.net/2011/03/31/nvidia-update-3d-vision-controller-new-nvidia-graphics-driver-components/

  • SAFErating from user pat357 for file %PROGRAMFILES%\NVIDIA Corporation\NVIDIA Updatus\daemonu.exe (Variant: 1321467)

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    Part of the Nvidia Drivers packacge.

  • SAFErating from user MikeOne for file %PROGRAMFILES%\NVIDIA Corporation\NVIDIA Updatus\daemonu.exe (Variant: 1148903)

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    NVIDIA Settings Update Manager, see more on www.nvidia.com. It creates a daemon in the memory : "NVIDIA Update Service Daemon" which runs the NVIDIA Settings Update Manager service, used to check new updates from NVIDIA server.

  • SAFErating from user Ruxomar for file %PROGRAMFILES%\NVIDIA Corporation\NVIDIA Update Core\daemonu.exe (Variant: 7203671)

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    NVIDIA update manager for deivers

  • SAFErating from user S.H. for file %PROGRAMFILES%\NVIDIA Corporation\NVIDIA Update Core\daemonu.exe

  • SAFErating from user Kanjutsu for file %PROGRAMFILES%\NVIDIA Corporation\NVIDIA Updatus\daemonu.exe (Variant: 1021137)

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    Part of the Nvidia Drivers packacge.

  • SAFErating from user Dirck “Otto” Wempe for file %PROGRAMFILES%\NVIDIA Corporation\NVIDIA Updatus\daemonu.exe (Variant: 13503943)

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    I'll quote myself :)(https://www.virustotal.com/nl/file/d189ff60f1c41da082577b42be9685daf0508e00a18834585b7a532eb7b102cd/analysis/)
    It's part of NVidia Corporation; with the latest update a separate user account is created: "updatususer":
    http://www.nvidia.com/object/nvidia-update.html
    About "updatususer": http://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/3067/~/what-is-nvidia-%E2%80%99updatususer%E2%80%99%3F

  • SAFErating from user MikeOne for file %PROGRAMFILES%\NVIDIA Corporation\NVIDIA Update Core\daemonu.exe (Variant: 18805619)

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    This file is the NVIDIA Settings Update Manager, see more on www.nvidia.com. It creates a daemon in the memory : "NVIDIA Update Service Daemon" which runs the NVIDIA Settings Update Manager service, used to check new updates from NVIDIA server. daemonu.exe from NVIDIA is system service providing automatic check and update of NVIDIA drivers. User can change check period or disable this feature in the NVIDIA update options, accessible via the System Tray icon. More information about this file can be found in http://www.ghacks.net/2011/03/31/nvidia-update-3d-vision-controller-new-nvidia-graphics-driver-components/