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What is GFNEXSrv.exe?

GFNEXSrv.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if GFNEXSrv.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

GFNEXSrv.exe file information

The process known as GFNEXSrv belongs to software ATK Generic Function Service or GFNEX Service or Lenovo_ATK_Package by PEGATRON CORPORATION (www.pegatroncorp.com) or ASUS (www.asus.com).

Description: GFNEXSrv.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file GFNEXSrv.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 94,208 bytes (95% of all occurrences), 156,672 bytes and 4 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/gfnexsrv.exe.html 
The program has no visible window. GFNEXSrv.exe is not a Windows system file. There is no description of the program. Therefore the technical security rating is 45% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
You could also completely remove ATK Generic Function Service or PHotkey (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).

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If GFNEXSrv.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 22% dangerous. The file size is 133,640 bytes. The program is not visible. It is a Verisign signed file. The file is digitally signed. The file is not a Windows system file.

If GFNEXSrv.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 22% dangerous. The file size is 133,640 bytes. The program has no visible window. It is a Verisign signed file. The GFNEXSrv.exe file is certified by a trustworthy company. GFNEXSrv.exe is not a Windows core file.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as GFNEXSrv.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the GFNEXSrv.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

GFNEXSRV.EXE is related to ATK Generic Function Service.
Improves functionality of ASUS laptops.
GFNEXSrv.exe is made by ASUS and used on there laptops for the extra buttons on the keyboard to work correctly.
this process is the update of asustek computer not s dangerpus if you eliminate in you asus computer not possible update generic service of aplicattion
it's an asus program
Asus program
It's not an asus thing, it's on my new toshiba.
It is needed for the Asus Laptop Function Buttons To Work
  Christian Apicella  
Although it may, at first glance, seem suspicious, it's usually fine, though not necessary.
it;s on my Toshiba laptop to !
On my new Toshiba, it is placed in the subdirectory Toshiba\Password Utility

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of GFNEXSrv.exe: based on 26 votes with 11 user comments.
6 users think GFNEXSrv.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 10 users think it's probably harmless. 7 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. 2 users suspect danger. One user thinks GFNEXSrv.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. 2 users don't grade GFNEXSrv.exe ("not sure about it").

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