What is VPDAgent_x64.exe?

The genuine VPDAgent_x64.exe file is a software component of Virtual Printer Driver by Two Pilots.
This provides a Windows communications service between the virtual printer driver and other components such as converter and client applications. The file supports Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1.

VPDAgent_x64 stands for Virtual Printer Driver Agent_x64

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 VPDAgent_x64.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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VPDAgent_x64.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with VPDAgent_x64
VPDAgent_x64.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Virtual Printer Driver component belongs to software Virtual Printer Driver or Remote Utilities - Host by Two Pilots.

Description: VPDAgent_x64.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. VPDAgent_x64.exe is located in the C:\Windows folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 148,480 bytes (83% of all occurrences), 165,376 bytes and 9 more variants. 
The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows core file. The VPDAgent_x64.exe file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. Therefore the technical security rating is 54% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If you have any problems with VPDAgent_x64.exe, you may want to do the following:
  • ask for help from Support [1][2]
  • see if there is a newer version [1][2]
  • uninstall the software Remote Utilities - Host or Remote Manipulator System - Host using the Uninstall a Program function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Uninstall a Program)

Recommended: Identify VPDAgent_x64.exe related errors

Important: Some malware disguises itself as VPDAgent_x64.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows folder. Therefore, you should check the VPDAgent_x64.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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Best practices for resolving VPDAgent_x64 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with VPDAgent_x64. 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 VPDAgent_x64.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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