What is praetorian.exe?
Praetorian.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if praetorian.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.
Praetorian.exe file information
Description: Praetorian.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. praetorian.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 1,534,976 bytes (26% of all occurrences), 1,515,352 bytes and 8 more variants.
It is not a Windows system file. The software starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The program has no visible window. The praetorian.exe file is digitally signed. The praetorian.exe file is a Verisign signed file. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. Praetorian.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 32% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
In the event of any problems with praetorian.exe, you can also do the following:
- look for help on the www.yandex.ru's website
- completely remove Yandex (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs)
Recommended: Identify praetorian.exe related errors
If praetorian.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 41% dangerous. The file size is 1,515,352 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 1,534,976 bytes, 1,460,040 bytes, 798,024 bytes or 799,560 bytes. The program is not visible. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The praetorian.exe file is not a Windows system file. It is a Verisign signed file. The praetorian.exe file is digitally signed. Praetorian.exe is able to monitor applications.
If praetorian.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows, the security rating is 64% dangerous. The file size is 1,055,462 bytes. There is no file information. The file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The praetorian.exe file is not a Windows core file. The program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run).
Important: Some malware also uses the file name praetorian.exe, for example WS.Reputation.1 (detected by Symantec), and Trojan.Generic.KDV.643231 (detected by F-Secure). Therefore, you should check the praetorian.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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