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NVidiaContainer.exe Blocked - Not sure what this is


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Hello,

I recently updated my Nvidia drivers and since then have gotten a message saying that Windows Defender has blocked NvidiaContainer.exe from creating %userprofile%/Videos/tdbswd56spcap. I'm pretty sure it's benign but want to be 100% sure. 

Attached are my FRST logs, my Malwarebytes log, and finally my Adwcleaner log (scan and clean as I had some Lenovo software on my computer). 

 

Thanks!

 

 

Malwarebytes.txtFRST.txtAddition.txtAdwCleaner[S11].txt

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Hi

The items flagged by Adwcleaner are in the Lenovo   "Preinstalled Software"

That is not malware   and IMHO, is not a threat.

The scan result from Malwarebytes for Windows has found no malware.    nada.

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Looking at the section of FRST  that lists Windows events for the Windows Defender,  it has this

Windows Defender:
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Date: 2020-09-24 08:26:10.4800000Z
Description: 
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NvContainer\nvcontainer.exe has been blocked from modifying %userprofile%\Videos\Tdbswd56spcap by Controlled Folder Access.
Detection time: 2020-09-24T12:26:10.479Z
Path: %userprofile%\Videos\Tdbswd56spcap
Process Name: C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NvContainer\nvcontainer.exe
Security intelligence Version: 1.323.1742.0
Engine Version: 1.1.17400.5
Product Version: 4.18.2008.9

 

Question:   Do you recall doing some video downloads around the time  12:26:10.479Z   ?

 

Another factor,  this Windows is set to use Controlled Folder Access.

If you would turn that off,  the block event from Windows Defender would not happen

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