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Thermo Foundation


Thermo Foundation is a program developed by Thermo Fisher Scientific. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 42 files and is usually about 22.47 MB (23,560,362 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). While about 83% of users of Thermo Foundation come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.thermo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Thermo\Foundation
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{F0879461-3654-49D8-864E-DB2E92A3F614}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 22.47 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Thermo Foundation

  • Audit_Viewer.exe - Platform (Audit_Viewer)
  • AuthorizationManager.exe - XcalUserManager
  • AutoLogOff.exe - AutoLogoff
  • CFRDBService.exe - CFRDBService
  • CRCValidation.exe - CRCValidation
  • DatabaseConfigManager.exe - DatabaseConfigManager
  • FinAutoLogOff.exe - FinAutoLogOff
  • InstConfig.exe - ThermoFisher Foundation Instrument Configuration
  • Nistdl32.dll (by National Instiute of Standards and Technology) - NIST MS DLL for for Windows 9x, NT, Me, 2000, XP, Vista (NIST MS dll for Win32 (build 08/19/2008))
  • Fregistry.dll - Fregistry Dynamic Link Library (Fregistry DLL)
  • NISTMSCLP.dll (by NIST) - NISTMSCL Dynamic Link Library
  • Fileio.dll - Fileio Dynamic Link Library (Fileio DLL)
  • andi.dll - Andi Dynamic Link Library
  • oap.dll - Oap DLL
  • ctNT66.dll
  • Findb.dll
  • netcdf.dll
  • oapcli.dll
  • policy.1.0.oapcli.dll
  • policy.1.0.ThermoFisher.Foundation.AcqServer.Adapter.dll
  • policy.1.0.ThermoFisher.Foundation.Acquisition.dll
  • policy.1.0.ThermoFisher.Foundation.Auditing.AutoLogoffRemotableObject.dll
  • policy.1.0.ThermoFisher.Foundation.Auditing.CFRDBResources.dll
  • policy.1.0.ThermoFisher.Foundation.Auditing.CFRUtil.dll
  • policy.1.0.ThermoFisher.Foundation.Auditing.CommonUtil.dll
  • policy.1.0.ThermoFisher.Foundation.Auditing.FinSSClientLibForm.dll
  • policy.1.0.ThermoFisher.Foundation.Auditing.FinSSClientLibrary.dll
  • policy.1.0.ThermoFisher.Foundation.Auditing.FinSSRemotableObject.dll
  • policy.1.0.ThermoFisher.Foundation.Auditing.IPCRemotableObjects.dll
  • policy.1.0.ThermoFisher.Foundation.Auditing.RemoteObjectLayer.dll
  • policy.1.0.ThermoFisher.Foundation.Auditing.SimpleRemoteDataObjects.dll
  • policy.1.0.ThermoFisher.Foundation.Auditing.ThreadMessageLoop.dll
  • policy.1.0.ThermoFisher.Foundation.ClientMessage.dll
  • policy.1.0.Thermofisher.Foundation.Configuration.dll
  • policy.1.0.Thermofisher.Foundation.Data.dll
  • policy.1.0.Thermofisher.Foundation.FConvert.dll
  • policy.1.0.Thermofisher.Foundation.IO.dll
  • policy.1.0.Thermofisher.Foundation.Lap.dll
  • policy.1.0.Thermofisher.Foundation.Netcdf.dll
  • policy.1.0.Thermofisher.Foundation.Utilities.dll
  • policy.1.0.ThermoFisher.Win32.dll
  • RegAppID.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • FinAutoLogOff.exe runs as a service named 'Thermo Foundation AutoLogoffService' (Finnigan Auto Log Off) "Manages and implements autologoff configuration and related operations".
  • CFRDBService.exe runs as a service named 'Thermo Foundation DatabaseService' (FinniganDatabaseService) "Manages and implements database configuration and related operations".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • AutoLogOff.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AutoLogoff' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Thermo\Foundation\AutoLogOff.exe" -HideWindow.

How do I remove Thermo Foundation?

Quickly and completely remove Thermo Foundation from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Thermo Foundation from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Thermo Foundation, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Thermo Foundation.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  Canada 16.67%


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