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What does the ffpsrv.exe file do?

The ffpsrv.exe process is also known as File and Folder Protector (Version v2.3) and is a part of File and Folder Protector. This software is produced by Ixis Research (www.softheap.com). An obsolete or defective version of ffpsrv.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about ffpsrv.exe File and Folder Protector

ffpsrv.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file ffpsrv.exe is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows. Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 82,432 bytes (50% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 81,408 bytes.
There is no embedded description in this file. These days, this is rather unusual This particular software does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The ffpsrv file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. The file can be found in the Windows folder; however, it is not a Windows system file. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). Ffpsrv.exe can read anything that you enter on the keyboard. Ffpsrv.exe is capable of hide itself from other programs. For this reason, 95% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves ffpsrv.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.

What do other computer users say about ffpsrv?

Belongs to program File and Folder Protector (FFP.exe) from Softheap, although I do not know what it does
ES
This is a File & Folder Protector from www.softheap.com for password protecting access to one or more files and folders on your system
GRAEME ANDREWS
This is the program called File and folder protector. Normally this was purposely installed by the user.
Nyan Lin
it's the process name in windows of File & Folder Protector software / can be useful for ppl with curious kids or kids with curious parents
appy
protect file(your secret)

Summary: 8 users judge ffpsrv.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. However, one user considers this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. source: file.net

How to uninstall File and Folder Protector

To remove File and Folder Protector from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate File and Folder Protector in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if ffpsrv.exe (File and Folder Protector) 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 File and Folder Protector. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for File and Folder Protector 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 ffpsrv.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.

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