What is ProxyPlus.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 ProxyPlus.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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ProxyPlus.exe file information

The process known as Proxy server & cache for Windows95 (version 98, NT) or Proxy server & cache for Win/95/98/Me/NT4/NT2000/XP belongs to software Proxy by FORTECH (

Description: ProxyPlus.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file ProxyPlus.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,077,248 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 2,568,497 bytes or 900,608 bytes. 
The program has no visible window. The application uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet. It is not a Windows system file. ProxyPlus.exe is able to hide itself. Therefore the technical security rating is 60% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You could remove the entire program Proxy+ using Windows Control Panel.

Recommended: Identify ProxyPlus.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ProxyPlus.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ProxyPlus.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

Proxy+ is a program enabling easy and safe access to Internet using the local network (LAN).
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Summary: Average user rating of ProxyPlus.exe: based on 3 votes with 1 user comment. 3 users think ProxyPlus.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving ProxyPlus issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with ProxyPlus. 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 ProxyPlus.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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