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What’s Coreinfo.exe (Dump information on system CPU and memory topology)? Is it safe or a virus?

Coreinfo.exe is a command-line utility developed by Microsoft Corporation that provides users with detailed information about the hardware capabilities and features of their computer's CPU.

It can display information such as the processor name, number of cores, supported instruction sets, virtualization support, and cache sizes. This tool is particularly useful for system administrators and IT professionals who need to gather specific details about the underlying hardware in order to troubleshoot issues, optimize performance, or verify compatibility with certain software or operating systems. Coreinfo.exe can help users make informed decisions when it comes to configuring and managing their computer systems.

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Who makes Coreinfo.exe (Dump information on system CPU and memory topology)?

We’ve found Microsoft Corporation should be the publisher of Coreinfo.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: March 19, 2024

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