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What is vprot.exe?

Part of VProtect Application by AVG Secure Search

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How does vprot.exe run?

Process - vprot.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.

How does vprot.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - vprot.exe is registered with the run identifier 'vProt' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe"' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the vprot.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of vprot.exe users, 53.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is vprot.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00021% CPU2140.1%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
13.84 MB RAM64.3%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
     50 /min2.2%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         14 GDI objects9.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
485 context switches/sec485.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\avg secure search\vprot.exe

Are there other versions of VProtect Application?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by VProtect Application.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows 8 (6.2.9200.0)
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File details

File name: vprot.exe
Publisher: AVG Secure Search (verified)
Name: VProtect Application
Description: VProtect Application
Version: 15, 2, 0, 8
Size: 1.2 MB
Original file name: VProtect.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: AVG Technologies
Certificate authority: VeriSign

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0003588431%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001448288%
User CPU: 0.00021401422286%
Privileged CPU time: 737842.77 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 189 ms
CPU cycle count: 962,105,496
CPU cycle count /min: 2,124,965,291
Context switches /sec: 485
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 124.86 MB
Peak committed memory: 137.29 MB
Paged memory: 13.84 MB
Peak paged memory: 20.3 MB
Paged system memory: 187.57 KB
Non-paged system memory: 25.82 KB
Working set memory: 14.24 MB
Peak working set memory: 24.77 MB
Min working set memory: 12.27 MB
Private memory: 13.84 MB
Page faults: 601,562
Page faults /min: 172
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 6,765
Read operations /min: 2
Total read transfer: 61.08 MB
Read transfer /min: 17.39 KB
Total write operations: 22,704
Write operations /min: 8
Total write transfer: 13.69 MB
Write transfer /min: 4.16 KB
Total other operations: 79,468
Other operations /min: 26
Total other transfer: 1.45 MB
Other Transfer /min: 464 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 14
Peak GDI objects: 13
USER objects: 18
Peak USER objects: 17
Handle count average: 292
Thread count average: 10
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\AVG SafeGuard toolbar\vprot.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: vProt
Command: "C:\Program Files\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe"

Network connectivity

TCP: a184-51-207-58.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com on port 51017

Image hashes

MD5: 4f7b2b6d0328d24e8d98e49dcf214ea9
SHA-1: 82692f27b97f7ed5e7ef3c38e15523f19f1a0155
SHA-256: 17e4a3c2d74217ef1a46d932c42159faeb1221d9989573bc11b7236db401c30b

PE image details

File packed: No
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