What is emlproxy.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the emlproxy.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Emlproxy.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with emlproxy
Emlproxy.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Mail Protection Service belongs to software Quick Heal AntiVirus or Quick Heal or Quick Heal Total Security or Quick Heal AntiVirus Pro by Quick Heal Technologies (P) ( or Cat Computer Services (P) or CAT Computer Services Pvt..

Description: Emlproxy.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file emlproxy.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 30,168 bytes (12% of all occurrences), 50,816 bytes and 6 more variants. 
The program is not visible. The application uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet. It is not a Windows system file. The emlproxy.exe file is a Verisign signed file. The file is digitally signed. Emlproxy.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 35% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In case of problems with emlproxy.exe, you can also completely remove Quick Heal or Quick Heal Total Security (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

Recommended: Identify emlproxy.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as emlproxy.exe. Therefore, you should check the emlproxy.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

takes 87,000k hopefully a spyware
its a quick heal antivirus process
  rayan andrews   (further information)
installed by Quick Heal Technologies
  Quick Heal is a piece of crap   (further information)
its a quick heal antivirus process & harmless to PC.
it is the quick heal antivirus process for mail protection
It hides itself, takes up a ton of memory, can't be uninstalled, and won't let an admin stop the process. It's malware or worse.

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of emlproxy.exe: based on 7 votes with 6 user comments. One user thinks emlproxy.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's probably harmless. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. 2 users think emlproxy.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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Best practices for resolving emlproxy issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with emlproxy. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the emlproxy.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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