How to remove an ppinupdt error
The free file information forum can help you determine if ppinupdt.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.
Ppinupdt.exe file information
Description: ppinupdt.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 360,448 bytes (71% of all occurrences) or 344,064 bytes.
There is no file information. The program is not visible. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). It is not a Windows system file. ppinupdt.exe is able to hide itself. Therefore the technical security rating is 54% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you have any problems with ppinupdt.exe, you can also completely remove Protector Plus for Windows or Protector Plus 2000 for (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).
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If ppinupdt.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 80% dangerous. The file size is 1,159,848 bytes.
It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The program has no visible window. The file has a digital signature. Program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run).
File ppinupdt.exe is not a Windows core file.
ppinupdt.exe is able to record inputs and hide itself.
If you have any problems with ppinupdt.exe, you can also completely remove Protector Plus for Windows (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).
External information from Paul Collins:
- "PP2000 Instaupdate" can run at start up. Protector Plus anti-virus software - instant update program for virus data updates. Not required if you regularly update virus data manually
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ppinupdt.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ppinupdt.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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