360docprotect.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if 360docprotect.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to purchase a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend yourself against potential security problems.
Normally, this program is located in C:\Program Files (x86)\360\360DocProtect\Utils\360DocProtect.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this program is ae5feab16db7cb627cf7ea0db39c2f45.
This program is a Windows service. This means it operates on your system in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which provide useful functions to other programs or to the Windows Operating System.
This executable runs as a 32-bit program. It does not benefit of the entire set of features of nowadays' computer chips. This is quite normal because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description present in the exe is 360 Document Protector.
File version 22.214.171.1241.
Copyright notice (C) 360.cn Inc. All Rights Reserved..
This exe does NOT have visible windows. This is usually a bad thing.
Some unusual functions of the Operating System have been used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We advise you to read more about this program.
360docprotect.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays the large majority of virus-free software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in 360docprotect.exe is valid. This is excellent.
Digital certificate name: Qihoo 360 Software (Beijing) Company Limited
Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA
It has an uninstall string in registry, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.