How to remove the tinyproxy virus

Most antivirus programs identify tinyproxy.exe as malware—for example Kaspersky identifies it as Trojan-Clicker.Win32.Agent.gjz or Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent.anbg, and Symantec identifies it as Trojan Horse or Backdoor.Trojan.

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Tinyproxy.exe file information

The process appears to belong to software FLEXnet Licensing Service (FLEXnet Licensing Service) or Windows Audio (AudioSrv) by unknown.

Description: Tinyproxy.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file tinyproxy.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 8,448 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 8,960 bytes, 12,032 bytes, 11,520 bytes or 6,912 bytes. 
There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. It is not a Windows core file. The application uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 75% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify tinyproxy.exe related errors

Important: You should check the tinyproxy.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

This could be a malware if you don't compiled it from sources.
  Toomy Dickson  

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Best practices for resolving tinyproxy issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active tinyproxy process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the tinyproxy.exe on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. 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.

Other processes

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