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Should I remove KGuard?

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7% remove it93% keep it
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KGuard is a software program developed by KPMG LLP. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 4 files. Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.kpmg.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\KPMG\KGuard\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{5D57156A-4108-464B-A420-0C650DD47A1E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by KGuard

  • KGuardService.exe - KGuard Service
  • KGuard.exe - KGuard GUI
  • Remoting.dll (by KPMG, LLP) - Remoting
  • KGuard.dll (by KPMG, LLP) - KGuard

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • KGuardService.exe runs as a service named 'KGuard Service' (KGuard Service) "KPMG UAC Control".

How do I remove KGuard?

Quickly and completely remove KGuard from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall KGuard from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program KGuard, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove KGuard.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%


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