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What’s nvspinfo.exe ("nvspinfo.PROGRAM")? Is it safe or a virus?

The Nvspinfo.exe executable file in the Windows OS is a sophisticated command-line utility tailored for in-depth network diagnostics and information gathering. Requiring administrator privileges to run from the command prompt and residing in C:\Windows\System32, this tool equips users with extensive commands for detailed network analysis and monitoring on a Windows system.

This application enables the display of all network adapters, with functionalities extending to include network bindings, hidden adapters, and even disconnected ports, offering a comprehensive overview of network hardware. It goes further to provide insights into NVSP (Network Virtualization Service Provider) related control services and a plethora of statistical data about network interfaces. Users can access detailed information including MAC details, port details, unicast addresses, and statistics presented in real-time or CSV format for thorough analysis.

Focusing on the virtual aspects of networking, Nvspinfo.exe showcases virtual NICs, VMQ (Virtual Machine Queue) details, and execution monitor operations, catering to specialized diagnostic needs in virtualized environments. For a holistic view of the network, it compiles all network information, covering adapters, interfaces, and bindings, alongside more specific data like 801.1q (VLAN) details, offloads, switch information, and host processor stats.

Moreover, its analytical capabilities through an 'analyze' function automate the evaluation process of the network, delivering insights crucial for troubleshooting or enhancing network performance. Nvspinfo.exe emerges as an all-in-one toolkit for network administrators and IT professionals, providing the means to extract detailed network configuration and performance metrics, thereby aiding in the effective management, troubleshooting, and optimization of Windows network environments.

Researched by Carl @ SpyShelter Labs

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Who makes nvspinfo.exe ("nvspinfo.PROGRAM")?

We’ve found Microsoft Windows should be the publisher of nvspinfo.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.

Last updated: March 26, 2024

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