What is fmempro.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 fmempro.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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Fmempro.exe file information

The process known as FreeMem Professional (version 5 Update) belongs to software FreeMem Professional Version or FreeMem Professional (version 5) by Plaxoft GmbH (

Description: Fmempro.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Fmempro.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 612,864 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 708,704 bytes or 672,256 bytes. 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The file is a file with no information about its developer. It is not a Windows system file. The software can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. Fmempro.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 48% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you are having problems with fmempro.exe, you can also uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Uninstall a Program > FreeMem Professional Version or FreeMem Professional Version 5).

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as fmempro.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the fmempro.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

Is the FreeMem Professional application. Very usefull.
  Parsifal   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of fmempro.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks fmempro.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving fmempro issues

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