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What is fsm32.exe?

Fsm32.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 fsm32.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.

Fsm32.exe file information

The process known as F-Secure Settings and Statistics belongs to software F-Secure Management Agent or Charter High-Speed Security or F-Secure Anti-Virus Client by F-Secure (www.f-secure.com).

Description: Fsm32.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. fsm32.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 122,929 bytes (29% of all occurrences), 118,832 bytes and 13 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/fsm32.exe.html 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The file is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 28% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
The software vendor offers the option to completely remove F-Secure Internet Security 2006 or Charter High-Speed Security (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).

Recommended: Identify fsm32.exe related errors

External information from Paul Collins:

  • "F-Secure Manager" must run at start up. F-Secure Antivirus - carry out scheduled virus scans automatically

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as fsm32.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the fsm32.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

macht verbindung mit internet ohne das ich das will.
Shedules anti-virus scans for F=Secure
  Animal451   (further information)
keeps popping up on startup
fsm32 not loading
system halted
Is part of F-Secure Antivirus
  DarkStar   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of fsm32.exe: based on 4 votes with 6 user comments.
3 users think fsm32.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user suspects danger. 3 users don't grade fsm32.exe ("not sure about it").

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