"RapidBoot HDD Accelerator - FBConsole.exe" Startup Program

Q

What is the startup program "RapidBoot HDD Accelerator - FBConsole.exe" on my Windows 8 computer? Can I remove it to speedup my computer and reduce security risk?

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A

"RapidBoot HDD Accelerator - FBConsole.exe" is added to your computer as part of system installation.

You will see "FBConsole.exe" listed on the Startup tab of Task Manager screen as:

Startup Item : RapidBoot HDD Accelerator
Publisher    : Lenovo
Command      : C:\Program Files (x86)\Lenovo\RapidBoot HDD Accelerator\FBConsole.exe
Location     : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run 

Program file information about "FBConsole.exe":

Directory: C:\Program Files (x86)\Lenovo\RapidBoot HDD Accelerator
File name: FBConsole.exe
Description: RapidBoot HDD Accelerator Console
Size: 1,091,376 bytes
Date: ‎Tuesday, ‎January ‎17, ‎2012, ‏‎1:29:21 AM
Version: 1.0.5.7
Company name: Lenovo
System essential: Yes
Virus/Spyware/Adware: No

It is strongly recommended to keep "RapidBoot HDD Accelerator - FBConsole.exe" enabled as a startup program and leave it running all the time.

 

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