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What’s CoolSense.exe (HP CoolSense)? Is it safe or a virus?

CoolSense.exe is a process developed by Hewlett-Packard Company and is part of the HP CoolSense app.

This app is designed to provide users with a comfortable and energy-efficient computing experience by automatically adjusting the computer's temperature based on usage and environmental conditions. The CoolSense technology uses sensors to detect the computer's temperature and adjusts the fan speed accordingly to maintain optimal performance while reducing heat emissions. This helps prevent the computer from overheating and improves user comfort by keeping the device cool during prolonged use. The app aims to provide a more pleasant and efficient user experience by managing the computer's temperature levels.

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Who makes CoolSense.exe (HP CoolSense)?

We’ve found Hewlett-Packard Company should be the publisher of CoolSense.exe.

How do we know? Our SpyShelter cybersecurity labs focuses on monitoring different types of Windows PC executables and their behaviors for our popular SpyShelter Antispyware software. Learn more about us, and how our cybersecurity team studies Windows PC executables/processes.

What does it mean if someone is the publisher of a PC .exe (executable or process)?

The publisher of an executable is the entity responsible for its distribution and authenticity. Most processes/executables on your PC should be signed. The signature on the executable should have been verified through a third party whose job it is to make sure the entity is who it says it is. Find an unsigned executable? You should consider scanning any completely unsigned .exe on your PC.

Last updated: July 9, 2024

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