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Core Temp 1.0 RC2

What is Core Temp RC2?  (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 1.0 RC2 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 primary executable is named core temp.exe. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 136.04 MB (142,648,157 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 54% of users of Core Temp RC2 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.
Core Temp RC2 has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

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: 136.04 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Core Temp 1.0 RC2

Program executable:core temp.exe
Name:Core Temp
CPU temperature and system information utility
Path:C:\Program Files\core temp\core temp.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • i7TurboGT.exe - i7 Turbo GT
  • LoadTester.exe - Load Tester Application
  • RealTemp.exe (by uWebb Software) - RealTemp
  • RealTempGT.exe (by uWebb Software) - RealTemp GT
  • RTCore.dll - RTCore Dynamic Link Library (RTCore DLL)
  • WinRing0.dll (by OpenLibSys.org) - WinRing0
  • WinRing0x64.dll (by OpenLibSys.org)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Core Temp.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Core Temp Autostart Syria'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Core Temp.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Core Temp Autostart deano.
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:9.65 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0014330703%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00095671%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00047636%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Core Temp RC2?

You can uninstall Core Temp RC2 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 1.0 RC2, 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 RC2.

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 14%
Keep it 86%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.86%
Windows Vista 5.94%
Windows 10 4.30%
Windows XP 3.89%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.68%
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.75%
Windows 7 Professional 18.93%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.73%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.70%
Windows 7 Enterprise 1.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.56%
  Germany 7.44%
  United Kingdom 5.34%
  Canada 3.56%
  Australia 2.75%
  Sweden 2.27%
  Finland 1.94%
  Japan 1.78%
  France 1.46%
  Italy 1.29%
  Poland 1.13%
  New Zealand 0.97%
  Spain 0.97%
  Israel 0.97%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 18.44%
Acer 18.03%
Dell 15.57%
ASUS 12.30%
Lenovo 2.87%
Intel 2.87%
Toshiba 2.05%
Samsung 1.64%
Alienware 0.82%
MSI 0.82%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.45%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.45%
MSI MS-7681 4.24%
MSI MS-7673 3.03%
Dell XPS 8300 2.42%
Gigabyte P55-USB3 1.82%


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