How to remove an ProcGuard error
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 an application you can trust.
ProcGuard.exe file information
Description: 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.
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. File ProcGuard.exe 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.
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