How to remove an PG error
The free file information forum can help you determine if PG.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.
PG.exe file information
The process known as Privacy Utility or PG Application belongs to software PointGrab Hand Gesture Control or ip139 or Privacy Guardian or PC Tools Privacy Guardian by PointGrab LTD or WinGuides Software (www.pctools.com/guides) or PC Tools (www.pctools.com).
Description: PG.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 2,401,832 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 917,504 bytes or 13,179,660 bytes.
The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The file is not a Windows system file. The process can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. The file is digitally signed. PG.exe is able to record inputs, hide itself and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 14% dangerous.
It is possible to do the following:
- visit the PointGrab website
- uninstall PointGrab Hand Gesture Control or Privacy Guardian from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs"
Recommended: Identify PG.exe related errors
If PG.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 71% dangerous. The file size is 24,576 bytes. There is no file information. The program has no visible window. The file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. File PG.exe is not a Windows core file.
If PG.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 74% dangerous. The file size is 98,304 bytes. There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows core file. The application uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as PG.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the PG.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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