What is Core Temp.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the Core Temp.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Core Temp.exe file information

The process known as CPU temperature and system information utility or Core Temp belongs to software Core Temp (version 1.0 RC3) by Artur Liberman or ALCPU.

Description: Core Temp.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Core Temp.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of Windows folder for temporary files. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 530,448 bytes (27% of all occurrences), 563,728 bytes and 19 more variants. 
There is no file information. The program has no visible window. It is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 42% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you are having problems with Core Temp.exe, you could also uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a ProgramCore Temp or Core Temp 1.0 RC2, use the software publisher’s support site or update the program to the latest version.

Recommended: Identify Core Temp.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Core Temp.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Core Temp.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Core Temp is a program to monitor processor temperature and other vital information.
  Skybark   (further information)
its worked good since i installed it and does good temp monitoring
  paddy busulwa  

Summary: Average user rating of Core Temp.exe: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments. One user thinks Core Temp.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless.

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Best practices for resolving Core Temp issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with Core Temp. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the Core Temp.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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