What is SgLogPlayer.exe?

The genuine SgLogPlayer.exe file is a software component of SafeGuard Easy by Utimaco.
SgLogPlayer.exe is an executable file that runs the log player for SafeGuard Easy, a data encryption sofware. This is not a critical Windows component and should be removed if known to cause problems. SafeGuard Easy is a security program designed to efficiently encrypt data. It is available for both, individuals and enterprises. The program offers users a straightforward package that requires minimal effort to install and use. The product provides encryption through the International Data Encryption Algorithm (IDEA) as well as AES 128 and 256 bit standards. Ultimaco is a German company that develops solutions for lawful interception of data for government and corporate applications. The company also provides data retention systems for telecom operators and Internet service providers. Ultimaco was established in 1994 and currently has offices in Aachen, Germany and Arese, Italy.

SgLogPlayer stands for Safeguard Log Player Module

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 SgLogPlayer.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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SgLogPlayer.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with SgLogPlayer
SgLogPlayer.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as SgLogPlayer Module belongs to software SGLOG or SafeGuardĀ® Easy Client (version 4.40.3) by Utimaco Safeware AG (

Description: SgLogPlayer.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file SgLogPlayer.exe is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 61,440 bytes. 
There is no file information. The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows system file. The SgLogPlayer.exe file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 48% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In the event of any problems with SgLogPlayer.exe, you can uninstall SafeGuardĀ® Easy Client 4.40.3 from your computer using the Control Panel applet Uninstall a Program or go to the support area of the Utimaco website.

Recommended: Identify SgLogPlayer.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as SgLogPlayer.exe. Therefore, you should check the SgLogPlayer.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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Summary: Average user rating of SgLogPlayer.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving SgLogPlayer issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with SgLogPlayer. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon 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 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the SgLogPlayer.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity 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. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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