What is FireDaemon.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 FireDaemon.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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FireDaemon.exe file information

The process known as FireDaemon Service or FireDaemon belongs to software FireDaemon Lite or MakerWare_Bundle_of_Awesome or FireDaemon Pro by FireDaemon Technologies or Sublime Solutions Pty (

Description: FireDaemon.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file FireDaemon.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 20,480 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 49,152 bytes or 78,712 bytes. 
The program is not visible. FireDaemon.exe is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 33% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you experience any issues with installation of FireDaemon.exe, you can uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a ProgramFireDaemon Pro or MakerWare_Bundle_of_Awesome_.

Recommended: Identify FireDaemon.exe related errors

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

This is a program used to Edit/Add services and background applications
  Minion   (further information)
Not a problem if you installed it. Find the FireDaemonUI.exe on your HD to see what's up.
FireDaemon is a utility that allows you to install and run virtually any native Win32 application or script (eg. BAT/CMD, Perl, Java, Python, TCL/TK) as a Windows NT, 2000, XP, 2003 & Longhorn service.
  Ben!   (further information)
I've got this deamon file in this folder. C:\windows\system32\cfg - it has FireDaemonUI.exe and FireDaemon.exe but hidden, and i dont remember to have installed it, so it must be bad since it has on that folder IEXPLORER.exe too disguized as Mirc.
trojan backdoor
If you installed FireDaemon you are fine. If you didn't you might have a problem.
  H4nd0   (further information)

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of FireDaemon.exe: based on 8 votes with 6 user comments. 4 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. 3 users suspect danger. One user thinks FireDaemon.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it.

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Best practices for resolving FireDaemon issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with FireDaemon. 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 FireDaemon.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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