What is Nahimic Companion and Should You Remove It?

If you are using a computer with Windows 10 or a later version, there is a significant tendency that you will have to deal with Nahimic companion. Some users do not mind it, but many do. The application was created to improve the auditory functions of a computer, but it often works in the opposite.

You may not know from the onset that the application is on your computer, but you may notice some disruptions that will call for an investigation over time.

If you suspect that Nahimic Companion is making your computer audio malfunction, this guide will help you. However, before we get to the details of what Nahimic Companion is, you should know some basic things.

Most MSI laptops and desktops often come with the application installed on their computer by default. Some may not even know that they have Nahimic Companion installed on their computer.

There is also the possibility of the program getting into your computer during an update. Therefore, when executing an update, go through the notifications properly.

What is Nahimic Companion?

Nahimic Companion is a collection of audio drivers that improve your computer’s audio input and output. The program’s function is to enhance your listening experience when playing games, watching videos, or doing anything that requires good audio on your computer.

When people ask what Nahimic Companion is, they often want to know if it is a virus or malicious program that threatens their computer. That is not so. It is a program designed to enhance the audio effect of your computer, and many Windows 11 users report enjoying the program.

Should I Uninstall Nahimic Companion?

Nahimic Companion is not a malicious program and is completely safe the answer to this question depends on your experience with the program. Users who enjoy the additional effects the app gives their computer audio often leave it on their computers.

There is also the category of users who remain indifferent about Nahimic Companion and leave the program to run in the background of their computers. Thus, if you discover Nahimic Companion on your computer but it is not disturbing you in any way, you can let it be. However, it is safe to uninstall it.

There are users who have reported experiencing issues with Nahimic Companion running on their computer. Some common complaints include audio not working correctly on their computer. This could be by audio scratching or lagging during a game. There are also instances when audio shuts off entirely.

There are also rare complaints of Nahimic Companion affecting other parts of users computers. These are not common, but people still like to know that there is a way they can remove the program when they do not want it. That is what we will focus on in the next section.

How to Remove Nahimic Companion

To remove Nahimic Companion from your computer, you have several options. Some are more popular than others, but we will explain most of them in this guide. You can try more than one to ensure that you effectively remove the program from your computer.

Method 1: Uninstall Nahimic Companion

If you want to remove Nahimic Companion from your computer, the most effective method is to uninstall the application and remove all its files and services. You have to go through a bit of maneuvering to do that, but it is nothing to worry about. We will teach you how to uninstall Nahimic Companion from your computer even if you have no prior computer skills.

  1. Open the Run dialog by pressing the Windows + R keys together.
  2. Type “services.msc” into the box and click enter.
  3. Look for Nahimic Service and stop it.
  4. Press Windows + R again to open the Run dialog.
  5. Type “devmgmt.msc” and press enter.
  6. Click on Sounds, video, and game controllers.
  7. Right-click on Nahimic mirroring device and disable/delete the driver.
  8. Press the Windows + X keys.
  9. Select “Apps & Features”.
  10. Look for Nahimic and click on “Uninstall”.

Restart your system and see if that solves the problem. If you follow the steps as we explained, you should not have to worry about the Nahimic Companion app again. To provide you with options, we have two more solutions you can try when trying to remove Nahimic Companion from your computer.

Method 2: Delete Nahimic Tasks in the Task Scheduler

Some users have mentioned this method works for them when removing Nahimic Companion from their computers. We will break the process down for you, and you can try it out to see if it works for you.

  1. Go to the search bar on your computer and look for “Task Scheduler”.
  2. After opening the program, right-click on any task related to Nahimic and click the “Disable” button.
  3. Do this for every task related to Nahimic and ensure that none is left.
  4. Now go to Apps and Features on your computer and uninstall the Nahimic Companion app.
  5. Restart your computer and see if the app is still managing to reinstall itself.

Method 3: Disable the Onboard Audio in BIOS

Nahimic is an audio-enhancing program integrated into your computer from the onset. Thus, it becomes an integral part of your computer’s audio system. To remove it thoroughly, you may have to go to the onboard audio driver and disable it there. To do that, follow the steps below:

  • Start by uninstalling the Nahimic application, as we have explained above.
  • Shut down your computer and boot into BIOS
  • Go to “Advanced” and click on “Integrated Peripherals”.
  • Go to “HD Audio Controller” and disable it.
  • Save the changes you have made and close the BIOS window.
  • Boot into your system and see if the problem is solved.

This method is particularly effective if the application keeps reinstalling on your computer as your remove it. Generally, any of these solutions should help remove Nahimic Companion from your computer. You may also try more than one to ensure that the program is eradicated and cannot reinstall itself on your computer.


If you read this guide carefully, especially the previous section, you must know what Nahimic Companion entails. We have explained all you need to know about Nahimic Companion, from the functions to the best ways to remove it. Remember that it is not a virus or malicious program, and you may decide to keep it on your computer if it works fine on it.

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Ali Mahdi

Ali Mahdi is the founder of CyberTips and a seasoned software developer. His expertise lies in programming, cryptocurrency trading, and social media marketing. In addition to CyberTips, Ali has written for other prominent blogs in the past for 5+ years, including iDrop News, Redmond Pie, iPhone Hacks, and iDownloadBlog.