What does the MalwareProtectionClient.exe file do?
The MalwareProtectionClient.exe process is also known as MalwareProtectionClient and is a part of Malware Protection Live or, as the case may be, MalwareProtectionClient. This software is produced by Malware Protection Live. An obsolete or defective version of MalwareProtectionClient.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- MalwareProtectionClient has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- MalwareProtectionClient 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)
- MalwareProtectionClient.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module MalwareProtectionClient.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about MalwareProtectionClient.exe MalwareProtectionClient
MalwareProtectionClient.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. MalwareProtectionClient.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 1,187,360 bytes (15% of all these files), 857,632 bytes as well as 18 other variants.
The MalwareProtectionClient file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: MACHINE\Run, TaskScheduler). The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. For this reason, 72% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A MalwareProtectionClient.exe file has a 76% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". In this case, the file size is usually 1,187,360 bytes (30% of all these files), 1,599,008 bytes as well as 5 other variants. The MalwareProtectionClient file is not part of the Windows operating system. This process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. This MalwareProtectionClient program is connected to a server on the Internet or in your local network. MalwareProtectionClient.exe is capable of Change the behavior of other applications.
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 MalwareProtectionClient.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 MalwareProtectionClient?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall Malware Protection Live or MalwareProtectionClient
To remove MalwareProtectionClient from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Malware Protection Live or MalwareProtectionClient in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if MalwareProtectionClient.exe (MalwareProtectionClient) 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 MalwareProtectionClient. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for MalwareProtectionClient 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 MalwareProtectionClient.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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