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Program info

Estimated safety rating


a2guard.exe may be a dangerous application, according to an automatic analysis of the program's operation. This program triggers too many of the "possible danger" criteria detailed in this document. It is not yet known if a2guard.exe is a virus or not which doesn't cause harm your computer. We advise you to be careful with it.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\a-squared Anti-Malware\a2guard.exe

The default name and directory where the application is stored is
C:\Program Files (x86)\a-squared Anti-Malware\a2guard.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this program is 57222dc9da45145d424b6fe9eb8ca79b.

Is running as a service


This application is NOT a Windows service. This is good.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This program runs in 32-bit mode. It can not benefit of the entire power of modern PC CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 a-squared Guard

The description present in the exe is a-squared Guard.

File version

File version


 Emsi Software GmbH

Company name Emsi Software GmbH.


 (C) 2003-2007 Emsi Software GmbH

Intellectual property rights notice (C) 2003-2007 Emsi Software GmbH.

Has valid windows


This program does NOT have visible elements of user interface. This is usually a bad thing.

Potentially dangerous functions


Some dangerous features of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We recommend you to perform more in-depth research about this program.

Digitally signed


a2guard.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most virus-free programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature is not valid. This means it is most likely that this program may be a virus and that somebody probably changed some of its code after the signature was generated. Please be very careful regarding this!

Certifier name

 Emsi Software GmbH

Digital certificate name: Emsi Software GmbH

Issuer name

 VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2004 CA

Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2004 CA

Starts with windows


This application starts at your PC's startup. Yes

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall routine, which is good. si are uninstall.