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What does the WN311BFCS.exe file do?

The WN311BFCS.exe process is also known as NetgearRev FCS and is a part of FCS Service. This software is produced by NetGear (www.netgear.com) or, as the case may be, Ambit Microsystems (www.ambitbroadband.com/NA). An obsolete or defective version of WN311BFCS.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 WN311BFCS.exe NetgearRev FCS

WN311BFCS.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file WN311BFCS.exe is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows. Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 393,216 bytes (66% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 446,464 bytes.
The WN311BFCS file can be found in the Windows folder; however, it is not a Windows system file. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The WN311BFCS file is not part of the Windows operating system. This file also can also affect other applications by changing their properties. Such manipulation can cause an application to do things other than what it is intended to do. WN311BFCS.exe is capable of log keyboard entries. For this reason, 69% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

A WN311BFCS.exe file has a 59% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory. In this case, the file size is usually 393,216 bytes. It is interesting to note that the file is placed in the Windows folder, even though it is not part of the operating system. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. This file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. This particular software is receiving or sending data on the LAN (your local network) or on the Internet. WN311BFCS.exe is capable of interpret keystrokes.

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 WN311BFCS.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 WN311BFCS?

WN311BCS is the NetGear Wireless Controller Service. It is part of the NetGear WN311b Wireless Internet Adapter Card. It is 384kb in size.
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Summary: One user judges WN311BFCS.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net

How to uninstall FCS Service

To remove NetgearRev FCS 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 FCS Service in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if WN311BFCS.exe (NetgearRev FCS) 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 NetgearRev FCS. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for NetgearRev FCS 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 WN311BFCS.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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