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NvCpl RUNDLL32; is this bad?


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Posted 12 August 2005 - 02:35 PM

Hi,
I did adaware, spybot and my only concern, I think, is this thing that keeps showing up in msconfig, even when I delete it, it won't let me delete it, but maybe it's ok; it's:

NvCpl RUNDLL32.exe c:\windows\system32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup

I get different opinions on this, some say it's ok, some say it has to do with a nvidia thing (whatever that is) but then I read it could be a worm? Do I need to worry?

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Posted 12 August 2005 - 04:02 PM

Google search

Bleeping computer on above file

Castle Cops

It appears to be safe but if you are suspicious about it scan it here

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Posted 13 August 2005 - 03:43 PM

thanks!

it seems to say to keep it enabled if you "overclock your card"
what does that mean?

also, I CAN'T stop it from running in startup, it just keeps rechecking itself!

any suggestions?
thanks
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Posted 07 November 2006 - 02:41 PM

As I see it its Your NVIDA Video card control panal it has to do with user setting etc.. this item can not be disabled if u have Nvida card or chipset

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Posted 07 November 2006 - 02:49 PM

overclock - To run a microprocessor faster than the speed for which it has been tested and approved. Overclocking is a popular technique for eking out a little more performance from a system. In many cases, you can force your CPU to run faster than it was intended simply by setting a jumper on the motherboard. Overclocking does come with some risks, however, such as over-heating, so you should become familiar with all the pros and cons before you attempt it.

Overclocking is sometimes called speed margining.


What Is CPU Overclocking?


You can disable NvCpl RUNDLL32.exe using Spybot's Startup Manager.

Open Spybot
On the tool bar, at the top left, click Mode.
Select Advanced Mode.
A box will open, asking if you want to go to Advanced Mode, click Yes.
On the left, at the bottom, click the Tools bar.
Select System Startup.

This lists all the programs set to run at startup.
Information on each entry can be obtained by highlighting the entry (single click), then clicking on the set of double arrows on the far right.
If there's no information on the entry, you can check it with the Startup List located on the tab at the top of the forum pages.

Note:
Always research an entry before stopping it. Stopping the wrong entry could cripple a necessary program, causing problems.


Remove the check from anything you want to stop from running at startup.
If you have TeaTimer running, a box will pop up asking if you want to allow this change.
Click Allow change.
Do this for every entry you want to stop running at startup.
When finished, close Spybot.

Edited by tg1911, 07 November 2006 - 02:56 PM.

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Posted 07 November 2006 - 08:21 PM

but, the question is, I guess, do I WANT to disable this thing?
is it harmful?
it's just so hard to tell;
someone wrote in below "scan it here"...
but I'm not sure how you do that; it's showing up in my startup
how do I scan it here?




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