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What does the EFRService.exe file do?

The EFRService.exe process is also known as Check Point Endpoint Forensic Recorder service and is a part of End Point Security or, as the case may be, Check Point EFR Light Agent. This software is produced by Check Point Software Technologies (www.checkpoint.com). An obsolete or defective version of EFRService.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about EFRService.exe EFRService.exe

EFRService.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file EFRService.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 2,778,872 bytes (33% of all these files), 2,760,440 bytes, 2,413,816 bytes, 2,368,248 bytes or, as the case may be, 2,775,288 bytes.
It is the CPEFR service: Check Point Endpoint Security Forensics service.
The EFRService file is not part of the Windows operating system. You can find the file or its related application in Control Panel under Programs. You can then rerun the setup or uninstall the program. The application does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The original file is digitally signed. Check your file. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. EFRService.exe is capable of monitor other applications. For this reason, 1% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves EFRService.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.

What do other computer users say about EFRService?

The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.

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How to uninstall End Point Security or Check Point EFR Light Agent

To remove EFRService.exe from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate End Point Security or Check Point EFR Light Agent in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if EFRService.exe (EFRService.exe) was uninstalled cleanly

After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of EFRService.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for EFRService.exe or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.

What to do if a program does not uninstall

The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.

Last but not least

If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or EFRService.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.

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