How to get rid of the AKProg VirusSometimes the AKProg file may cloak a virus, for example TrendMicro found TROJ_GEN.RC1C3HA, as well as Symantec found Spyware.ActualSpy. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.
Other problems with AKProg.exe
The AKProg.exe process is also known as System and is a part of Actual Keylogger. This software is produced by Actual Spy Software (www.actualspy.com). An obsolete or defective version of AKProg.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- System has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- System has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- AKProg.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module AKProg.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about AKProg.exe System
AKProg.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. AKProg.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
The file size is 522,752 bytes.
There is no embedded description in this file. These days, this is rather unusual This AKProg program does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The AKProg file is not part of the Windows operating system. You can find the file or its related application in Control Panel under Programs. You can then rerun the setup or uninstall the program. It also can also affect other applications by changing their properties. Such manipulation can cause an application to do things other than what it is intended to do. AKProg.exe is capable of hide itself from other programs as well as supervise programs. For this reason, 80% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
Attention: If you find AKProg.exe on your computer, please scan it with an anti-virus product. If your anti-virus software does not recognize it as being harmful, then please make sure that you have the latest update of the signature file, or check the file online. For this option, you may want to use Security Task Manager. Here, click on the process with the right mouse button and send the file to an online virus scanner.
What do other computer users say about AKProg?
|It's a key logger. If you didn't install it yourself, remove it as quickly as possible ! |
Summary: For this reason, 2 users have already deleted AKProg.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall Actual Keylogger
To remove System from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for Actual Keylogger in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if AKProg.exe (System) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of System. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for System or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or AKProg.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.