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What does the FABS.exe file do?

The FABS.exe process is also known as Verzeichnisüberwachung und Hilfsaufgaben für die Medienbibliothek or, as the case may be, Verzeichnisuberwachung und Hilfsaufgaben fur die Medienbibliothek and is a part of FABS - file change and backup server. This software is produced by MAGIX AG (www.magix.com). An obsolete or defective version of FABS.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 FABS.exe FABS.exe

FABS.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. FABS.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files\Public Documents". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 1,858,048 bytes (35% of all these files), 1,253,376 bytes, 1,840,128 bytes, 1,155,072 bytes or, as the case may be, 1,839,616 bytes.
It is the service "Fabs".
This process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. It does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. You may uninstall the related program using Windows Control Panel. FABS.exe is capable of record keystrokes as well as supervise programs. For this reason, 32% 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 FABS.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 FABS?

Application is installed alongside with Magix AG software. (further information...)
meetoo
Its from Magix Music Maker
K. Koch
I know it comes with Music Maker, but if you wanna remove it you have to delete the whole program which is really annoying
sZBeat

Summary: One user judges FABS.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net

How to uninstall FABS - file change and backup server

To remove FABS.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 FABS - file change and backup server in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if FABS.exe (FABS.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 FABS.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for FABS.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 FABS.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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