It is set to automatically execute when any user logs into Windows (through the local user run registry setting) with the name ‘vProt’. This is installed with multiple programs including AVG Security Toolbar and AVG SafeGuard toolbar.
VProtect Application (Non Official)
0 / 68
Clean (as of last analysis)
2/27/2017 5:08:55 PM UTC (today)
2.4 MB (2,552,856 bytes)
Copyright (C) 2012
Original file name:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)
English (United States)
C:\Program Files\avg secure search\vprot.exe
3/23/2013 1:00:00 AM
4/23/2015 12:59:59 AM
CN=AVG Technologies, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=AVG Technologies, L=Brno, S=Jihomoravsky kraj, C=CZ
2/2/2014 11:17:11 PM
1.8 MB (1,860,608 bytes)
Startup File (All Users Run)
"C:\Program Files\avg secure search\vprot.exe"
The file vprot.exe has been discovered within the following programs.
AVG Nation toolbar powered by InfoSpace is a web browser toolbar and extension that modifies the browsers search and home pages as well as delivers.
61% remove it
The AVG SafeGuard toolbar is included in AVG Technologies’s family of security software, as a standalone program, and as a third party bundles. AVG Security Toolbar incluedes a link scanner that displays security information about websites.
62% remove it
The AVG Security Toolbar is included in AVG Technologies’s family of security software, as a standalone program, and as a third party bundles. AVG Security Toolbar incluedes a link scanner that displays security information about websites.
51% remove it
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