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Vprot.exe malware

Last response: in Windows 7
September 27, 2012 9:43:32 AM

this program keeps installing itself after i delete it im on windows 7

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a b $ Windows 7
September 27, 2012 10:04:17 AM

scan your system with malware bytes, preferably from safe mode with networking.
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a b $ Windows 7
September 27, 2012 11:34:57 AM

It's part of AVG Safe Search Toolbar, some malware will mascaraed as vprot.exe so if you do not have that installed or there are multiple instances running it maybe something else. You can check if it's genuine by locating the file, viewing the digital signatures tab and checking the signer is AVG Technologies.
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September 28, 2012 9:49:18 AM

there was only one instance and I've deleted avg search from chrome . i cant view the digital signature because its deleted , if it comes back ill try that . im using windows security essentials and i scanned but it didn't pick up anything.
a b 8 Security
a b $ Windows 7
September 28, 2012 9:55:36 AM

Sounds to me like it was the legitimate vprot then.