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Core Temp version 1.0

What is Core Temp?  (from Alcpu)

Core Temp is a compact, no fuss, small footprint, yet powerful program to monitor processor temperature and other vital information. What makes Core Temp unique is the way it works. It is capable of displaying a temperature of each individual core of every processor in your system. You can see temperature fluctuations ...  Read more


Core Temp version 1.0 is a software program developed by Alcpu. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The programs's main executable is core temp.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 9.37 MB of memory. It also includes a system tray icon that is displayed in the notifications area while the program is running. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 2.24 MB (2,349,477 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 66% of users of Core Temp come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.alcpu.com/CoreTemp
Help link: www.alcpu.com/forums/index.php?c=10
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Core Temp\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Core Temp\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.24 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Core Temp version 1.0

Program executable:core temp.exe
Name:Core Temp
CPU temperature and system information utility
Signed by:Artur Liberman
Path:C:\Program Files\core temp\core temp.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Core Temp is a software utility that provides CPU temperature and system information.
Additional files:
  • nHancer64_2.5.9_Setup.exe (by KSE) - nHancer (Advanced nVidia Control Utility)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Core Temp.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Core Temp Autostart v'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Core Temp.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Core Temp Autostart Viola.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Core Temp.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Core Temp' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Core Temp\Core Temp.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

core temp.exe
Memory:9.37 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000157855%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000167%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001411%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:6,491,876
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:54 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:4 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Core Temp?

Quickly and completely remove Core Temp version 1.0 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Core Temp 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 Core Temp version 1.0, 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 Core Temp.

Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win XP 3%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.86%
Windows Vista 10.34%
Windows 8 6.90%
Windows XP 6.90%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.83%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.24%
Windows 7 Professional 10.34%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.90%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.90%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 3.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.85%
  Germany 4.88%
  United Kingdom 4.88%
  France 2.44%
  Switzerland 2.44%
  Australia 2.44%
  Sweden 2.44%
  Mexico 2.44%
  Portugal 2.44%
  Japan 2.44%
  DK 2.44%
  Canada 2.44%
  Czech Republic 2.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 19.05%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
Acer 14.29%
ASUS 14.29%
Toshiba 9.52%
American Megatrends 9.52%
Sahara 4.76%
Common models
Dell Dell XPS420 9.09%
TOSHIBA Satellite L355 9.09%
ASUSTeK N90SC 4.55%
ASUSTeK M6A 4.55%
ASUSTeK K52JT 4.55%
ASUSTeK F3Sc 4.55%


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