vprot.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if vprot.exe is on your computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is virus-free, we still advise you to use a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend yourself against potential security problems.
Normally, this program is found in C:\Program Files\AVG Web TuneUp\vprot.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this program is 090d95190f02f5bc351c97cfd560aa20.
This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.
This application uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is quite normal. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.
This exe runs as a 32-bit program. It does not benefit of the entire set of features of nowadays' PC processors. This ordinarily happens because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description extracted from the file is VProtect Application .
File version extracted from the file 188.8.131.52.
Legal copyright Copyright (C) 2012.
This executable does NOT have visible elements of user interface. This is usually a bad thing.
Some dangerous features of Windows have been used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We recommend you to read more about this program.
vprot.exe has a digital signature. Today most virus-free programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from vprot.exe is valid. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digital certificate name: AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o.
Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA
This executable is set up to start when your PC boots. Yes
It has an uninstall string in registry, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.