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8% remove it92% keep it
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United States Rank #5,855
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 386.34 days


0.99.8 100.00%

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Core Temp version 0.99.8

What is Core Temp?  (from Arthur Liberman)

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 0.99.8 is a program developed by Arthur Liberman. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 4.01 MB of memory. It also adds an icon to the Windows notifications area in order to provide access to the program. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 1.73 MB (1,809,701 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 55% of users of Core Temp come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

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: 1.73 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Core Temp version 0.99.8

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:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • coretemp_32bit_ja.EXE (by AjariSoft) - DWiff (Update for Windows95)
  • coretemp_64bit_ja.EXE (by AjariSoft)
  • CTGrapher.dll - Core Temp Grapher

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Core Temp.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Core Temp Autostart Harlock'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Core Temp.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Core Temp Autostart TIMOTHY NGUYEN.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Core Temp.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'CPU temperature and system information utility' and executes as C:\Program Files\Core Temp\Core Temp.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Core Temp.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CoreTemp' which loads as C:\Program Files\Core Temp\Core Temp.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

core temp.exe
Memory:4.01 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0315363373%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00612356%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.02541278%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Core Temp?

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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Core Temp version 0.99.8, 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 Core Temp.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.78%
Windows 10 16.32%
Windows Vista 6.43%
Windows XP 5.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.10%
Windows 7 Professional 11.63%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.49%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.60%
Windows 8.1 4.04%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.95% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.95%
  United Kingdom 7.24%
  Germany 4.46%
  Canada 3.17%
  Poland 2.91%
  Italy 1.87%
  Australia 1.81%
  Romania 1.42%
  India 1.16%
  Greece 1.16%
  RS 1.03%
  France 0.90%
  Japan 0.84%
  Sweden 0.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.18%
Dell 18.93%
Acer 17.56%
ASUS 9.62%
Toshiba 6.87%
Lenovo 3.36%
Intel 1.07%
American Megatrends 0.92%
Samsung 0.76%
Sahara 0.61%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.79%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.56%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.70%
ASUS All Series 3.09%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.78%
HP G62 Notebook PC 1.85%


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