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What is ForceField.exe?

ForceField.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 ForceField.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.

ForceField.exe file information

The process known as ZoneAlarm Browser Security or ZoneAlarm ForceField or ZoneAlarm Toolbar belongs to software ZoneAlarm Browser Security or ZoneAlarm Toolbar or ZoneAlarm ForceField by Check Point Software Technologies (www.checkpoint.com).

Description: ForceField.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file ForceField.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 730,480 bytes (17% of all occurrences), 738,944 bytes and 9 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/forcefield.exe.html 
ForceField.exe is a Verisign signed file. ForceField.exe is digitally signed. ForceField.exe is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). ForceField.exe is able to record inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 30% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you run into problems with ForceField.exe, you can do the following:

  • search for help on the company's website
  • uninstall the software ZoneAlarm Toolbar or ZoneAlarm Browser Security using the "Add or Remove Programs" function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add or Remove Programs)

Recommended: Identify ForceField.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ForceField.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ForceField.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

Forcefield .exe was sometimes preventing my pc from logging off. I found out it was part of the Zone Alarm toolbar and removed it using Revo uninstaller.
it takes over 600MB of memory and ties up machine when it runs on XP
ForceField is a virtualization software that the user during the web browsing session. This product builds a virtual shield around your web browser to stop web based attacks as you surf. It creates a temporary clone of your browser, so anything conducted in the web browser is protected. It detects dangerous and malware type of downloads making downloading programs safe. Its dual engines stop you from giving information to both known and unknown fraudulent sites on the web.
  Jet22   (further information)
ForceField.exe ist Bestandteil von Zone Alarm ForceField von Check Point Software Technologies.
  Benjamite   (further information)
ForceField ist ein Schutzprogramm von Zonealarm und schütz vor unsicheren Internetseiten.
  Paul von Egal   (further information)
die datei gehört zur zone alarm software. die datei ist ungefährlich, aber auch nicht so wirklich nützlich. man kan drauf verzichten.
  Frank   (further information)

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of ForceField.exe: based on 8 votes with 6 user comments.
2 users think ForceField.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's probably harmless. 3 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user thinks ForceField.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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