What is FahCore_11.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 FahCore_11.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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FahCore_11.exe file information

The FahCore_11.exe process does provide any valid information about its producer.

Description: FahCore_11.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. FahCore_11.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 3,203,072 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 3,506,176 bytes. 
There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows core file. The application listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 74% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as FahCore_11.exe. Therefore, you should check the FahCore_11.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

FahCore_11 probably isnt a virus, it is part of the folding@home client to help compute protein folding. you probably have folding@home installed if you see this, so you can just uninstall it.
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Summary: Average user rating of FahCore_11.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks FahCore_11.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving FahCore_11 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with FahCore_11. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic 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 resmon 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 DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the FahCore_11.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security 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. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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