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What is Fuel.Service.exe?

Fuel.Service.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 Fuel.Service.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.

Fuel.Service.exe file information

The process known as AMD Fuel Service belongs to software AMD Fuel or support.amd.com or AMD Fuel Service or Catalyst Control Center - Branding or AMD FUEL Service or www.AMD.com or Catalyst Control Center or AMD FUEL Service, AMD FUEL Service by Advanced Micro Devices (www.amd.com).

Description: Fuel.Service.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Fuel.Service.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings" or in a subfolder of the "My Files" folder. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 361,984 bytes (54% of all occurrences), 365,568 bytes and 7 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/fuel.service.exe.html 
The program is not visible. Fuel.Service.exe is not a Windows system file. The program can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. Therefore the technical security rating is 29% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
The software vendor offers the option to turn to the software developer, AMD, for advice or uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > support.amd.com or Catalyst Control Center - Branding).

Recommended: Identify Fuel.Service.exe related errors

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

Safe used by "AMD VISION Engine Control Center"
AMD ATI Catalys Control Center
  dulidulieh   (further information)
The AMD64 file is corrupted on my computer
My Comodo security software defines Fuel.service as an unsafe process.
  econotwist   (further information)
CCC AMD/ATI Overdrive function for AMD
  the ghost  
If you need to use the 3D settings of your graphics card you need it.
  Harry Smith  
It is ATI/AMD video software
If you have ATI graphics hardware with Catalyst Control Center installed it's probably safe.
  John in San Diego  

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of Fuel.Service.exe: based on 9 votes with 8 user comments.
5 users think Fuel.Service.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger.

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