What is PowerReg SchedulerV2.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 PowerReg SchedulerV2.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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PowerReg SchedulerV2.exe file information

The process known as PRegScheduler MFC Application belongs to software PRegScheduler Application by unknown.

Description: PowerReg SchedulerV2.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. PowerReg SchedulerV2.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 256,000 bytes. 
The program has a visible window. The process has no file description. The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: User Shell Folders). PowerReg SchedulerV2.exe is not a Windows core file. PowerReg SchedulerV2.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 37% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as PowerReg SchedulerV2.exe. Therefore, you should check the PowerReg SchedulerV2.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

powerreg is listed in my system configuration "startup" I had E-Mail send receive proplems. When I disable powerreg the problems went away.
  Jim Murphy  
records user imputs, but my ad-aware (lavasoft) didnt say it was dangerous. its ur call.
It's a adware
According to other websites, it is a valid yet unneccessary program that is used by various companies (Iomega, Microprose, etc.) for registration reminders.
  Matt M  
my commerical AVG security said it was dangerous. It just showed up after my first start up after being forced to accept the "new ATT Yahoo Home Page" and email box. I let the AVG put it in the virus vault. i WILL RATE IT SPYWARE BECAUSE I DIDN'T ASK FOR IT AND I DON'T KNOW WHERE IT CAME FROM.
My AVG dialog box reports as a level 3 danger. it also had as an anti-spyware. I had my virus scanner quarrantine it. We'll see if I encounter problems down the road.
  Terry Goertzen  
Used PCTools with Spyware Doctor (unreg version). It identified the PowerReg SchedulerV2.exe file as a low risk problem file. It lives in the Programs\Startup Folder. I renamed the file with a .txt extension so it's no longer an executible. The PCTools Spyware Doctor program still finds it. (must be looking at the internals of the file). However nothing bad has happened since making this file 'useless' with the .txt extention. I think safe to remove, along with the associated registry references. Hope this helps. [Note this is not a promo for the PCTools software.Other such tools should work]
Ran a scan of my complete conputer disks
It comes bundled in several Apps, and typically is a reminder to Register the software that it shipped with, If a program bugs you about registration Unload Power Registration Scheduler (and the others you probably have listed under different names) MSconfig/Startup Tab, uncheck The Registration Reminder. the utility is shared by lots of software it's going to appear on occassion. If you delete it, it's going to appear again through some new software you install. If you don't need to Register any software, just disable it.

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of PowerReg SchedulerV2.exe: based on 7 votes with 9 user comments. 3 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. 3 users suspect danger. One user thinks PowerReg SchedulerV2.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it. 2 users don't grade PowerReg SchedulerV2.exe ("not sure about it").

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Best practices for resolving PowerReg SchedulerV2 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with PowerReg SchedulerV2. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic 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 resmon 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 DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the PowerReg SchedulerV2.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security 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. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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