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- System Process: No
- Background Process: Yes
- Application Process:No
- Common Path:
C:\ Windows\ system32\ nmssvc.exe
- Uses Network:Yes
- Uses Internet:No
The nmssvc.exe process is important for the stable and secure running of your computer and should not be terminated, as long as SNMP is the protocol between the personal computer and the network. It provides functions for the SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol).
The process nmssvc.exe belongs to NIC Management Service, a diagnostics program for Intel Pro family network cards. This program sure does a lot of I/O listed as other by Task manager. The file nmssvc.exe runs as a diagnostic utility used with Intel network cards. It is usually runs when you are experiencing problems with your network connectivity.
The nmssvc.exe application is used when diagnosing networking problems with Intel network cards (NICs). If your Intel NIC (Network Interface Card) is working correctly or your NIC is not based on the Intel chipset you should end this process.
The program nmssvc.exe is related to promon.exe, pronomgr.exe, s24evmon.exe, and zcfgsvc.exe. The nmssvc.exe process is an executable from the software NMS version 2.2.0 by Intel Corporation. The file nmssvc.exe version 2.2.0 has a file size of 1,118,208 bytes, and is most commonly found under the directory "NMS" with a creation date of January 14, 2006. This is not a known spyware, adware, or Trojan executable.
Known file sizes on Windows XP are 1118208 bytes (57% of all occurrence), 1077248 bytes, 1122304 bytes, 1036288 bytes, 1032192 bytes, 1093632 bytes, 1081344 bytes, and 1089536 bytes.
The file nmssvc.exe is is usually invisible in the Windows folder as it is able to hide itself. Its MD5 is AF5591515FB5E1F7036EE4135621C67A.
Additional nmssvc.exe Info:
Part of: Intel Network Management, Author URL: http:// www.intel.com, File Created by: Intel Corporation.
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