What is fraps64.dat?

Please read below to decide for yourself whether the fraps64.dat 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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Fraps64.dat file information

The process known as Fraps appears to belong to software FRAPS by Beepa P/L (

Description: Fraps64.dat is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Fraps64.dat is located in a subfolder of C:\ or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 68,792 bytes (53% of all occurrences), 102,160 bytes, 68,272 bytes or 74,672 bytes. 
There is no description of the program. The program has no visible window. The file is a Verisign signed file. The file is not a Windows system file. Fraps64.dat is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 78% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: You have the option to uninstall the software Fraps using the Uninstall a Program function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Uninstall a Program) or contact Customer Service.

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If fraps64.dat is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder, the security rating is 28% dangerous. The file size is 68,792 bytes. There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. Fraps64.dat is a Verisign signed file. It is certified by a trustworthy company. The fraps64.dat file is not a Windows core file. Fraps64.dat is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as fraps64.dat. Therefore, you should check the fraps64.dat 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.


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Best practices for resolving fraps64 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with fraps64. 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 fraps64.dat 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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