What is powerpro.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 powerpro.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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Powerpro.exe file information

The process known as PowerPro (version 4.9, 4.4.10c, 5.3.29, 4.9l) belongs to software PowerPro by PowerPro.

Description: Powerpro.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file powerpro.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 787,456 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 655,872 bytes, 793,088 bytes or 931,840 bytes. 
It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The software starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: User Shell Folders). It is not a Windows system file. The process has no file description. The program is not visible. Powerpro.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 73% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you have any problems with powerpro.exe, you can also uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a ProgramPowerPro.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as powerpro.exe. Therefore, you should check the powerpro.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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Summary: Average user rating of powerpro.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks powerpro.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving powerpro issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with powerpro. 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 powerpro.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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