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What is DfrgFat.exe?

DfrgFat.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if DfrgFat.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

DfrgFat.exe file information

The process known as Disk Defragmenter FAT File System Module belongs to software Windows Disk Defragmenter or Diskeeperâ„¢ Disk Defragmenter by Microsoft Corp. and Executive Software International (www.microsoft.com) or Diskeeper (www.diskeeper.com).

Description: The original DfrgFat.exe is an important part of Windows and rarely causes problems. DfrgFat.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 82,432 bytes (60% of all occurrences) or 82,944 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/dfrgfat.exe.html 
It is a Windows core system file. The program is not visible. The file is a Microsoft signed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 4% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

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If DfrgFat.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 26% dangerous. The file size is 405,504 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 299,098 bytes. The program has no visible window. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. DfrgFat.exe is not a Windows system file. DfrgFat.exe is able to hide itself.
If any problems with Diskeeper Trialware or Diskeeper Home Edition occur, you can uninstall the software using the "Add or Remove Programs" function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add or Remove Programs).

Important: Some malware disguises itself as DfrgFat.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the DfrgFat.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

kommt beim defragmentieren von c- festpallte (fat32)
dfrgfat.exe is process for Microsoft Disk Defragmenter for FAT32 hard disk partitions

Summary: Average user rating of DfrgFat.exe: based on 4 votes with 2 user comments.
2 users think DfrgFat.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user is not sure about it.

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