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Pro Password Guard


Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is ProPasswordGuard.exe. The software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 9.92 MB (10,398,954 bytes). updater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Pro Password Guard\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{72EB1798-B18E-4E4D-BB2F-1DDA4173E0CD}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 9.92 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Pro Password Guard

Program executable:ProPasswordGuard.exe
Name:Pro Password Guard
Path:C:\Program Files\Pro Password Guard\ProPasswordGuard.exe
Additional files:
  • ProPasswordGuard.exe - Pro Password Guard
  • updater.exe - updater 1.7.1 © Pro Password Guard, Inc, 2014
  • assocreg.exe - Association Registrator (File Association Registrator)
  • betterlistviewexpress-net20.dll (by ComponentOwl.com) - Better ListView Express
  • ComponentFactory.Krypton.Toolkit.dll (by Component Factory) - Krypton Toolkit (ComponentFactory.Krypton.Toolkit)
  • HelperClasses.dll - HelperClasses
  • Decryptor.dll - PassDecrypt
  • Microsoft.Win32.TaskScheduler.dll (by CodePlex Community) - TaskService (Task Scheduler Wrapper)
  • Popup.exe - Popup
  • Setup.dll - Setup
  • bo.dll - bo
  • InstAct.exe - InstAct
  • Newtonsoft.Json.dll (by Newtonsoft) - Json.NET (Json.NET .NET 2.0)
  • SQLite.Interop.dll (by Robert Simpson, et al) - System.Data.SQLite (System.Data.SQLite Interop Assembly)
  • System.Data.SQLite.dll (by http://system.data.sqlite.org/) - System.Data.SQLite Core

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Popup.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ProPasswordGuard_Popup' (runs daily at 6:30 PM).
Startup File (User Run)
  • ProPasswordGuard.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ProPasswordGuard' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Pro Password Guard\ProPasswordGuard.exe" minimized.

How do I remove Pro Password Guard?

Quickly and completely remove Pro Password Guard from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Pro Password Guard 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 Pro Password Guard, 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 Pro Password Guard.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 8 33%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 8 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 66.67%
Windows 10 Pro 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

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


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