How to remove an a2guard error
The free file information forum can help you determine if a2guard.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
A2guard.exe file information
The process known as a-squared Guard or Background Guard belongs to software a-squared Personal or a-squared Anti-Malware or Emsisoft Anti-Malware by Emsi Software GmbH (www.emsisoft.com) or Emsisoft GmbH.
Description: The file a2guard.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 1,144,320 bytes (65% of all occurrences), 1,640,448 bytes and 8 more variants.
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The file is not a Windows system file. Program can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. There is no file information. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. a2guard.exe is able to record inputs, monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 35% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
It is possible to completely remove a-squared Personal or a-squared Anti-Malware (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).
Recommended: Identify a2guard.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
- "a-squared" can run at start up. a-Squared antitrojan - can be run on demand but necessary in Startup if you prefer the a˛ 'Background Guard' real time protection feature
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as a2guard.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the a2guard.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.
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