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What does the FastBoot.exe file do?

The FastBoot.exe process is also known as Fast Boot and is a part of MSI Fast Boot or, as the case may be, Microsoft Office Professional. This software is produced by Micro-Star INT'L CO.,LTD (www.msi.com). An obsolete or defective version of FastBoot.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 FastBoot.exe Fast Boot

FastBoot.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. FastBoot.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 14,848 bytes (50% of all these files), 847,344 bytes or, as the case may be, 1,958,736 bytes.
The FastBoot file is not part of the Windows operating system. 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 FastBoot.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 FastBoot?

Part of MS Office 95 (v7.0). According to Microsoft it improves the performance. Most likely a predecessor of MS Find Fast. (further information...)
drg
Important Application for make faster proccess
endi
It is used to flash images to android devices
Kenneth

Summary: 2 users judge FastBoot.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. For this reason, one user has already deleted FastBoot.exe. source: file.net

How to uninstall MSI Fast Boot or Microsoft Office Professional

To remove Fast Boot 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 MSI Fast Boot or Microsoft Office Professional in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if FastBoot.exe (Fast Boot) 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 Fast Boot. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Fast Boot 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 FastBoot.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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