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Vanguard Central V3


Vanguard Central V3 is a software program developed by Daktronics. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 32 files and is usually about 38.7 MB (40,584,566 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows XP. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.daktronics.com
Installation folder: C:\Vanguard V3\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{47BB5AD5-2AA3-4AEB-BCDF-6A7CAC554125}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 38.7 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Vanguard Central V3

  • pppmgr.dll - Vanguard Central by Daktronics, Inc. (Daktronics NTCIP Manager Dynamic Link Library)
  • VGComm.exe - Vanguard Central Comm Server
  • VGDspMgr.exe - Vanguard Central Display Manager
  • VGLog.exe - Vanguard Central Log Viewer
  • VGMsg.exe - Vanguard Message Studio
  • VGSched.exe - Vanguard Schedule Studio
  • VGServ.exe - Vanguard Central Server
  • VGTask.dll - Vanguard Central Task DLL
  • VGShell.exe - Vanguard Shell by Daktronics, Inc. (Vanguard Shell)
  • ClipArt.dll - Vanguard Clip Art Organizer (Clip Art)
  • VGSysMgt.exe - Vanguard System Management
  • Daktronics.Vanguard.Library.Client.dll - Vanguard Client Library
  • Daktronics.Vanguard.Library.Server.dll - Vanguard Server Library
  • AboutBox.dll - Vanguard About Box
  • Daktronics.Vanguard.Library.dll - Vanguard Library
  • DBMgr.dll - Vanguard DBMgr
  • Interop.VanguardServer.dll - Assembly imported from type library VanguardServer
  • SSCE5332.dll (by Wintertree Software) - Sentry Spelling-Checker Engine Windows SDK (Sentry Spelling-Checker Engine)
  • axNtcipIOControl.ocx (by Intelligent Devices)
  • JetComp.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Database Compact Utility (Microsoft Jet Database Compact Utility)
  • mfc71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • MFC71CHS.DLL - MFC Language Specific Resources
  • mfc71u.dll
  • unicows.dll - Microsoft (R) Windows (R) 95, Windows (R) 98, and Windows (R) Millennium Operating Systems (Microsoft Layer for Unicode on Win9x Systems (MSLU))

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • VGServ.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Vanguard V3\VGServ.exe'.

How do I remove Vanguard Central?

You can uninstall Vanguard Central 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Vanguard Central V3, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Vanguard Central.

Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
Windows XP
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

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


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