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What is vprot.exe ?


Vprot.exe is part of AVG Secure Search.
Our systems analysis:
vprot.exe is known as VProtect Application, it also has the following name Microsoft® Windows® Operating System or Intel(R) Common User Interface or Software Informer or Akamai NetSession Client and it is developed by unknown , it is also developed by Microsoft Corporation Intel Corporation Informer Technologies, Inc. Akamai Technologies, Inc. We have seen about 100 different instances of vprot.exe in different location.
vprot.exe


Something wrong with vprot.exe ?


Is vprot.exe using too much CPU or memory ? It's probably your file has been infected with a virus. Let try the program named SpeedUpMyPC to see if it helps.


How to remove vprot.exe


Here is the step to remove SecureSearch:

To uninstall the AVG Security Toolbar please proceed as follows:
Run the Add or Remove Features method of AVG installation, as described in FAQ 4360.
Expand AVG Add-Ons within the Component Selection windows.
Uncheck the AVG Security Toolbar component.
Finish the installation wizard.
This way the AVG Security Toolbar will be permanently uninstalled from your computer.
Note: Uninstalling the AVG Security Toolbar has no negative effect on the level of security provided by LinkScanner component. The only consequence of missing toolbar is an absence of some of the options, and less verbose information about the threats found by the LinkScanner component. The main settings of the LinkScanner component can be still configured in the AVG program.




You can also try to disable service if you don't want to remove it.
- use keyboard shortcut WIN + R (dialog Run should be showed)
- enter "services.msc" and confirm OK
- find service named vToolbarUpdater and double-click it
- change service Startup Type to Manual (to be not started after next computer startup)
- you can also stop the service directly

What can you do to fix vprot.exe ?


Let try to run a system scan with Speed Up My PC to see any error, then you can do some other troubleshooting steps. Download Speedup My PC to find out what is affecting PC performance
If you think this is a driver issue, please try DriverDouble.com

Where do we see vprot.exe ?


Here is the list of instances that we see for the process: vprot.exe

  Path Product Name Vendor Version Size MD5
1 C:\Program Files\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 23 89276 FACC491300FD63DBF9961B344AFDE4C8
2 C:\Program Files\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 21 89276 03421399A03C31F37389AFEDA5D80C5F
3 C:\Program Files\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 18 82723 B2B39A866E42937E4FA071B9E12EEA4C
4 C:\Program Files\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 8, 0, 0, 34 21844 73254BF3EC12F62A081809591884C657
5 C:\Program Files\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 8, 0, 0, 34 21844 E8D850B2B31D5F9BAA68E2A6CE675329
6 C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 18 82723 B2B39A866E42937E4FA071B9E12EEA4C
7 C:\Programme\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 23 89276 FACC491300FD63DBF9961B344AFDE4C8
8 C:\Program Files\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 22 89276 F72528E424903D0275AE84FBC2F2621F
9 C:\Program Files\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 8, 0, 0, 34 21846 B5C0C9E55A4D08A9B2FC2B44309DA6BA
10 C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 23 89276 FACC491300FD63DBF9961B344AFDE4C8
11 D:\Program Files\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 8, 0, 0, 34 21846 B5C0C9E55A4D08A9B2FC2B44309DA6BA
12 D:\Program Files\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 23 89276 FACC491300FD63DBF9961B344AFDE4C8
13 C:\Archivos de programa\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 22 89276 F72528E424903D0275AE84FBC2F2621F
14 C:\Arquivos de programas\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 8, 0, 0, 34 21844 E8D850B2B31D5F9BAA68E2A6CE675329
15 C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 22 89276 F72528E424903D0275AE84FBC2F2621F
16 C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 8, 0, 0, 34 21844 E8D850B2B31D5F9BAA68E2A6CE675329
17 C:\Arquivos de programas\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 23 89276 FACC491300FD63DBF9961B344AFDE4C8
18 C:\Programmi\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 21 89276 03421399A03C31F37389AFEDA5D80C5F
19 C:\Programas\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 8, 0, 0, 34 21844 E8D850B2B31D5F9BAA68E2A6CE675329
20 D:\Program Files\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 8, 0, 0, 34 21844 E8D850B2B31D5F9BAA68E2A6CE675329
21 D:\Program Files\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 21 89276 03421399A03C31F37389AFEDA5D80C5F
22 C:\Programmi\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 22 89276 F72528E424903D0275AE84FBC2F2621F
23 E:\PROGRAM FILES\AVG SECURE SEARCH\VPROT.EXE VProtect Application 8, 0, 0, 34 21844 E8D850B2B31D5F9BAA68E2A6CE675329
24 D:\Program Files\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 22 89276 F72528E424903D0275AE84FBC2F2621F
25 C:\Programme\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 18 82723 B2B39A866E42937E4FA071B9E12EEA4C
26 E:\Program Files\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 23 89276 FACC491300FD63DBF9961B344AFDE4C8
27 C:\Programas\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 18 82723 B2B39A866E42937E4FA071B9E12EEA4C
28 D:\Arquivos de programas\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 8, 0, 0, 34 21844 E8D850B2B31D5F9BAA68E2A6CE675329
29 C:\Programmi\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 23 89276 FACC491300FD63DBF9961B344AFDE4C8
30 C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 21 89276 03421399A03C31F37389AFEDA5D80C5F
31 C:\Arquivos de programas\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 8, 0, 0, 34 21844 73254BF3EC12F62A081809591884C657
32 C:\Arquivos de programas\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 22 89276 F72528E424903D0275AE84FBC2F2621F
33 E:\Program Files\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 18 82723 B2B39A866E42937E4FA071B9E12EEA4C
34 C:\Archivos de programa\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 21 89276 03421399A03C31F37389AFEDA5D80C5F
35 D:\Archivos de programa\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 23 89276 FACC491300FD63DBF9961B344AFDE4C8
36 C:\Programas\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 22 89276 F72528E424903D0275AE84FBC2F2621F
37 C:\Programme\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 22 89276 F72528E424903D0275AE84FBC2F2621F
38 C:\Arquivos de programas\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 8, 0, 0, 34 21846 B5C0C9E55A4D08A9B2FC2B44309DA6BA
39 C:\Archivos de programa\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 18 82723 B2B39A866E42937E4FA071B9E12EEA4C
40 D:\Program Files\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 18 82723 B2B39A866E42937E4FA071B9E12EEA4C
41 C:\Programas\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 23 89276 FACC491300FD63DBF9961B344AFDE4C8
42 F:\Program Files\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 22 89276 F72528E424903D0275AE84FBC2F2621F
43 C:\Archivos de programa\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 8, 0, 0, 34 21844 E8D850B2B31D5F9BAA68E2A6CE675329
44 J:\Program Files\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 23 89276 FACC491300FD63DBF9961B344AFDE4C8
45 F:\Program Files\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 23 89276 FACC491300FD63DBF9961B344AFDE4C8
46 C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 8, 0, 0, 34 21846 B5C0C9E55A4D08A9B2FC2B44309DA6BA
47 C:\Program Files\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 8, 0, 0, 32 21588 24076075A298BA8B109DBB545C0716B5
48 C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 8, 0, 0, 34 21844 73254BF3EC12F62A081809591884C657
49 C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 8, 0, 0, 28 21076 1A2D2557EB7B55ED5B23ECA65D976CBB
50 E:\Program Files\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 22 89276 F72528E424903D0275AE84FBC2F2621F
51 C:\Arquivos de programas\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 18 82723 B2B39A866E42937E4FA071B9E12EEA4C
52 H:\Program Files\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 23 89276 FACC491300FD63DBF9961B344AFDE4C8
53 C:\Programmi\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 8, 0, 0, 34 21844 E8D850B2B31D5F9BAA68E2A6CE675329
54 C:\Programfiler\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 18 82723 B2B39A866E42937E4FA071B9E12EEA4C
55 D:\Archivos de programa\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 8, 0, 0, 34 21844 E8D850B2B31D5F9BAA68E2A6CE675329
56 C:\Program Files\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 23 96649 CC35BF4D140CD6EE814A30131EAC872A
57 D:\Arquivos de programas\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 23 89276 FACC491300FD63DBF9961B344AFDE4C8
58 E:\Program Files (x86)\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 22 89276 F72528E424903D0275AE84FBC2F2621F
59 C:\Program\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 18 82723 B2B39A866E42937E4FA071B9E12EEA4C
60 C:\Programmer\GameBox\vprot.exe Microsoft® Windows® Operating System Microsoft Corporation 5.1.2600.5512 12348 9A4F559C2B8BDC6544B2A4088D43A73B
61 C:\Program Files\GameBox\vprot.exe Intel(R) Common User Interface Intel Corporation 8.15.10.2559 12348 9A4F559C2B8BDC6544B2A4088D43A73B
62 C:\Arquivos de programas\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 21 89276 03421399A03C31F37389AFEDA5D80C5F
63 F:\Program Files\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 18 82723 B2B39A866E42937E4FA071B9E12EEA4C
64 D:\Programas\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 23 89276 FACC491300FD63DBF9961B344AFDE4C8
65 C:\Programmi\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 18 82723 B2B39A866E42937E4FA071B9E12EEA4C
66 H:\Programmi\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 8, 0, 0, 34 21844 73254BF3EC12F62A081809591884C657
67 C:\Programme\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 8, 0, 0, 34 21844 E8D850B2B31D5F9BAA68E2A6CE675329
68 C:\Programmi\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 8, 0, 0, 34 21846 B5C0C9E55A4D08A9B2FC2B44309DA6BA
69 L:\Program Files\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 23 89276 FACC491300FD63DBF9961B344AFDE4C8
70 D:\Programme\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 8, 0, 0, 34 21844 E8D850B2B31D5F9BAA68E2A6CE675329
71 D:\Programme\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 18 82723 B2B39A866E42937E4FA071B9E12EEA4C
72 C:\Programmer\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 23 89276 FACC491300FD63DBF9961B344AFDE4C8
73 C:\Archivos de programa\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 23 89276 FACC491300FD63DBF9961B344AFDE4C8
74 C:\Program Files\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 8, 0, 0, 34 29626 97583B6E0DCD3EED3F1201C56F6A5830
75 H:\Programme\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 8, 0, 0, 34 21844 E8D850B2B31D5F9BAA68E2A6CE675329
76 J:\Program Files\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 22 89276 F72528E424903D0275AE84FBC2F2621F
77 C:\Program Files (x86)\GameBox\vprot.exe Software Informer Informer Technologies, Inc. 1.1 12348 9A4F559C2B8BDC6544B2A4088D43A73B
78 D:\Program Files (x86)\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 22 89276 F72528E424903D0275AE84FBC2F2621F
79 I:\Program Files\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 8, 0, 0, 34 21846 B5C0C9E55A4D08A9B2FC2B44309DA6BA
80 C:\Programme\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 21 89276 03421399A03C31F37389AFEDA5D80C5F
81 F:\Arquivos de programas\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 8, 0, 0, 34 21844 E8D850B2B31D5F9BAA68E2A6CE675329
82 C:\Program Files\vShare\vprot.exe Microsoft® Windows® Operating System Microsoft Corporation 1.0.7600.16385 10401 E8F2D05B4E86E76BF9BDBF268BCB656F
83 C:\Program Files (x86)\Gifmania\vprot.exe Akamai NetSession Client Akamai Technologies, Inc 12348 0BAB5D17B8716FD52AA39D46BD99F13E
84 C:\Arquivos de programas\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 8, 0, 0, 34 28809 F2C4701E00EA6C961D14593B9B71A935
85 D:\Arquivos de programas\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 21 89276 03421399A03C31F37389AFEDA5D80C5F
86 H:\Arquivos de programas\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 22 89276 F72528E424903D0275AE84FBC2F2621F
87 D:\Archivos de programa\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 18 82723 B2B39A866E42937E4FA071B9E12EEA4C
88 D:\Programas\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 22 89276 F72528E424903D0275AE84FBC2F2621F
89 G:\Arquivos de programas\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 22 89276 F72528E424903D0275AE84FBC2F2621F
90 C:\Arquivos de programas\GameBox\vprot.exe Microsoft® Windows® Operating System Microsoft Corporation 5.1.2600.5512 12348 9A4F559C2B8BDC6544B2A4088D43A73B
91 F:\Arquivos de programas\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 22 89276 F72528E424903D0275AE84FBC2F2621F
92 E:\Arquivos de programas\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 18 82723 B2B39A866E42937E4FA071B9E12EEA4C
93 H:\Program Files (x86)\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 21 89276 03421399A03C31F37389AFEDA5D80C5F
94 D:\Arquivos de programas\GameBox\vprot.exe Microsoft® Windows® Operating System Microsoft Corporation 5.1.2600.5512 12348 9A4F559C2B8BDC6544B2A4088D43A73B
95 I:\Arquivos de programas\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 23 89276 FACC491300FD63DBF9961B344AFDE4C8
96 G:\Arquivos de programas\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 21 89276 03421399A03C31F37389AFEDA5D80C5F
97 C:\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 18 82723 B2B39A866E42937E4FA071B9E12EEA4C
98 H:\Arquivos de programas\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 8, 0, 0, 34 21844 E8D850B2B31D5F9BAA68E2A6CE675329
99 D:\Arquivos de programas\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 22 89276 F72528E424903D0275AE84FBC2F2621F
100 D:\Arquivos de programas\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe VProtect Application 9, 0, 0, 18 82723 B2B39A866E42937E4FA071B9E12EEA4C
             

   Comments about this process:

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By dhurba dhungana 2012-12-09 07:18:07
how to remove vprot.exe help
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By Wolfgang 2013-03-13 04:33:12
Hi - Thanks for above. Have removed application as described above - but still see it in my Start Up menu using windows defender. How can I remove completely. Defender wont allow me to unstall - uninstall option not highlighted when I clink on program.

 

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