What is vprot.exe?
Vprot.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if vprot.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.
Vprot.exe file information
The process known as VProtect Application or VProtect Application (Official)
belongs to software VProtect Application or AVG Security Toolbar or AVG Technologies or AVG SafeGuard toolbar or AVG Nation toolbar
by AVG Technologies (www.freeavg.com) or AVG Secure Search or iMedix Web Technologies LTD (www.imedix.com) or InfoSpace.
Description: Vprot.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. vprot.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 1,151,152 bytes (13% of all occurrences), 997,320 bytes and 34 more variants.
The vprot.exe file is not a Windows core file. The file has a digital signature. The program is not visible. The program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The vprot.exe file is a Verisign signed file. Vprot.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 36% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
If problems with vprot.exe occur, you can also do the following:
1) remove the entire program AVG Security Toolbar or AVG Technologies using Windows Control Panel
2) ask the developer, www.avg.com, for support.
Recommended: Identify vprot.exe related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as vprot.exe. Therefore, you should check the vprot.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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