How to remove an dap error
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Dap.exe file information
The process known as Download Accelerator Plus (DAP) or Download Accelerator Plus belongs to software Download Accelerator Plus or Download Accelerator Plus (DAP) by Speedbit (www.speedbit.com) or SpeedBit (www.speedbit.com).
Description: The file dap.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings" (typically C:\Program Files\DAP\).
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 4,376,328 bytes (19% of all occurrences), 2,487,296 bytes and 32 more variants.
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. Dap.exe is not a Windows system file. Program can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. The program listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. The file has a digital signature. dap.exe is able to record inputs, hide itself and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 26% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
In case of any problems with dap.exe, you can also do the following:
- get help from the software vendor Speedbit
- uninstall the software Download Accelerator Plus using the "Add or Remove Programs" function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add or Remove Programs)
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If dap.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 8% dangerous. The file size is 2,651,136 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 733,184 bytes, 4,376,328 bytes or 2,638,848 bytes.
The program has a visible window. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. Dap.exe is not a Windows core file. The application uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet.
dap.exe is able to record inputs.
In case of any problems with dap.exe, you can also uninstall the software Download Accelerator Plus using the "Add or Remove Programs" function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add or Remove Programs).
If dap.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 90% dangerous. The file size is 676,864 bytes. There is no file information. The program has no visible window. The file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The file is not a Windows system file. The program uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. dap.exe is able to hide itself.
External information from Paul Collins:
- "Download Accelerator Plus 5.0" is not required to run at start up. Download Accelerator Plus from Speedbit. Download manager for resuming downloads, amongst other features. Available via Start → Programs. Note that the free version is adware based
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as dap.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the dap.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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