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Should I remove ASUS Fan Filter Checker?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,292
United States Rank #5,716
Reach 0.0579%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 111.74 days
481.16 days >
Average installed length: 252.82 days


1.0.0001 94.66%
1.0.0000 5.34%

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ASUS Fan Filter Checker

What is ASUS Fan Filter Checker?

ASUS Fan Filter Checker is a software program that runs in the background and notifies teh user that the internal fan filter requires cleaning. It does this by estimating the number of hours the fan has been in use.


The most used version is 1.0.0001, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is _6FEFF9B68218417F98F549.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 948.78 KB (971,550 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.asus.com
Help link: support.asus.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\ASUS Fan Filter Checker\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{2B0E8920-47D0-4F4D-BE03-76397409B837}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 948.78 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ASUS Fan Filter Checker

Program executable:_6FEFF9B68218417F98F549.exe
Additional files:
  • FanChkMgr.exe (by ASUSTek Computer) - ASUS Fan Filter Checker (Fan Filter Checker Manager Application)
  • FanChkSrv.exe (by ASUSTek Computer) - Fan Filter Checker Service Application
  • InstFanChkSrv.exe - Install Fan Filter Checker Service Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • FanChkSrv.exe runs as a service named 'Fan Filter Checker Service' (FanChkService).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:998.67 KB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000021288%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000179%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000034%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:3,998
8,062,084 average

How do I remove ASUS Fan Filter Checker?

You can uninstall ASUS Fan Filter Checker 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ASUS Fan Filter Checker, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 ASUS Fan Filter Checker.

Win 10 56%
Win XP 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 55.94%
Windows 7 43.97%
Windows XP 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.72%
Windows 8.1 23.97%
Windows 8 12.73%
Windows 10 Home 9.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.34%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.81%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.37%
  Canada 6.95%
  France 6.95%
  Australia 3.26%
  Sweden 2.98%
  Germany 1.56%
  Norway 1.35%
  Italy 1.13%
  DK 1.06%
  Finland 0.99%
  Netherlands 0.99%
  Brazil 0.92%
  Belgium 0.85%
  United Kingdom 0.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 99.12%
Acer 0.35%
Dell 0.26%
Hewlett-Packard 0.18%
Toshiba 0.09%
Common models
ASUSTeK G75VW 76.15%
ASUSTeK G75VX 22.53%
ASUSTeK N53SN 0.35%
ASUSTeK G74Sx 0.18%
ASUSTeK G55VW 0.18%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 0.09%

About ASUS

ASUSTeK Computer, also often called ASUS is a computer hardware & electronics company.
Publisher URL: www.asus.com


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