How to remove the DriveGuard virus
Most antivirus programs identify DriveGuard.exe as malware, for example Microsoft identifies it as Worm:Win32/Autorun.CQ, and TrendMicro identifies it as WORM_AUTORUN.BIK.
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DriveGuard.exe file information
Description: DriveGuard.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 434,353 bytes.
The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows core file. Program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders). DriveGuard.exe is able to record inputs, monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 48% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
Recommended: Identify DriveGuard.exe related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as DriveGuard.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the DriveGuard.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.
Security Task Manager shows all running Windows tasks including embedded hidden functions (e.g. keyboard or browser monitoring, autostart entry). A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware, keylogger or a Trojan.
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