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What is FSCapture.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 FSCapture.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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FSCapture.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with FSCapture
FSCapture.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as FastStone Capture belongs to software FsCapture by FastStone Soft (www.faststone.org).

Description: FSCapture.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file FSCapture.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,111,552 bytes (35% of all occurrences), 1,220,096 bytes and 17 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/fscapture.exe.html 
FSCapture.exe is a file with no information about its developer. The file is not a Windows system file. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: User Shell Folders, Run, MACHINE\User Shell Folders). The program is not visible. FSCapture.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and connect to the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 52% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: It is possible to do the following:
  1) uninstall the software FastStone Capture or FsCapture using the Uninstall a Program function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Uninstall a Program)
  2) consult www.faststone.org's Customer Service for advice.

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If FSCapture.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder, the security rating is 46% dangerous. The file size is 1,258,575 bytes (60% of all occurrences), 1,134,592 bytes or 1,010,688 bytes. It is not a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: User Shell Folders, Run, MACHINE\User Shell Folders). FSCapture.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and connect to the Internet.

If FSCapture.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 28% dangerous. The file size is 1,241,600 bytes. The program has a visible window. The file is a file with no information about its developer. The FSCapture.exe file is not a Windows system file. FSCapture.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs.

Important: Some malware also uses the file name FSCapture.exe, for example TROJ_Generic.DIT (detected by TrendMicro), and WS.Reputation.1 (detected by Symantec). Therefore, you should check the FSCapture.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.

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User Comments

Firma: FastStone Website
  benedikt   (further information)
Schnappschuss-Programm von FastStone - Snapshot program from FastStone
  Der letzte Trapper  
it contains a virus
  Rizzla  
It is a freely available, basic version of the FastStone screen capturing tool
  John Crocombe   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of FSCapture.exe: based on 4 votes with 4 user comments. One user thinks it's probably harmless. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user thinks FSCapture.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it.


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Best practices for resolving FSCapture issues

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