What is vulkaninfo.exe?
There are a lot of files detected with name Vulkaninfo.exe.
The most popular are:
C:\Program Files (x86)\VulkanRT\18.104.22.168\Vulkaninfo.exe.
VULKANINFO.EXE (64-bit file)
SHA1: 870A26EC FCF37677 D07661B8 10A6383B EA0F857B
File Size: 45 848
This file is 100% clean!
Yes. Vulkaninfo.exe is not malware related./p>
But how did you get VulkanInfo.exe on your computer?
Vulkan, by design, is a very low-level API that provides applications direct control over GPU acceleration with minimized CPU overhead and efficient multi-threaded performance.
Vulkan is a cross-platform API that supports a range of devices including desktop, mobile, and console. The Vulkan loader and validation layers are canonical pieces that are critical in achieving this cross-platform compatibility. These components are open source, and you can choose to build them.
More info: http://lunarg.com/vulkan-sdk/faq/
VulkanInfo.exe is installed with updates of video drivers: NVIDIA, Intel, ATI.
Is VulkanInfo.exe necessary for my PC?
No. Vulkan is an additional component for graphic applications used Vulkan SDK.
Your PC will work without Vulkan as well.
What should you do if you have VulkanInfo.exe not signed by Lunarg?
It is 99% that this vulkaninfo.exe is fake and malware related.
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