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What is ProcGuard.exe?

ProcGuard.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 ProcGuard.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.

ProcGuard.exe file information

The process known as GUI Aspect of ProcessGuard or ProcGuard Microsoft belongs to software DiamondCS ProcessGuard or ProcGuard by DiamondCS (www.diamondcs.com.au).

Description: ProcGuard.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. ProcGuard.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 280,064 bytes (58% of all occurrences) or 269,332 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/procguard.exe.html 
ProcGuard.exe is not a Windows system file. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The program has no visible window. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. ProcGuard.exe is able to monitor applications, manipulate other programs and record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 36% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You can completely remove DiamondCS ProcessGuard (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).

Recommended: Identify ProcGuard.exe related errors

If ProcGuard.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32\drivers, the security rating is 56% dangerous. The file size is 28,672 bytes. It is a file without information about the developer of this file. The program has no visible window. The ProcGuard.exe file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The file is not a Windows system file. ProcGuard.exe is able to monitor applications.

External information from Paul Collins:

  • "!1_ProcessGuard_Startup" must run at start up. DiamondCS ProcessGuard security software - stops malicious worms and trojans from being executed silently in the background, as well as a variety of other attacks

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ProcGuard.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ProcGuard.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

DiamondCS Process Guard guards selected processes from writing and termination by unprivileged processes.
  Alex   (further information)
ProcessGuard security software from DiamondCS
  Curio   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of ProcGuard.exe: based on 3 votes with 2 user comments.
3 users think ProcGuard.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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