What does the PowerReg SchedulerV2.exe file do?
The PowerReg SchedulerV2.exe process is also known as PRegScheduler MFC Application and is a part of PRegScheduler Application. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of PowerReg SchedulerV2.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- PRegScheduler MFC Application has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- PRegScheduler MFC Application 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)
- PowerReg SchedulerV2.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module PowerReg SchedulerV2.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about PowerReg SchedulerV2.exe PRegScheduler MFC Application
PowerReg SchedulerV2.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. PowerReg SchedulerV2.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME".
The file size is 256,000 bytes.
The application has a visible window, and can be closed by clicking the red X button.. There is no internal description of the file. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: User Shell Folders). The PowerReg SchedulerV2 file is not part of the Windows operating system. PowerReg SchedulerV2.exe is capable of record keystrokes. For this reason, 26% 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 PowerReg SchedulerV2.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 PowerReg SchedulerV2?
|powerreg is listed in my system configuration "startup" I had E-Mail send receive proplems. When I disable powerreg the problems went away. |
|records user imputs, but my ad-aware (lavasoft) didnt say it was dangerous. its ur call. |
|It's a adware |
|According to other websites, it is a valid yet unneccessary program that is used by various companies (Iomega, Microprose, etc.) for registration reminders. |
|my commerical AVG security said it was dangerous. It just showed up after my first start up after being forced to accept the "new ATT Yahoo Home Page" and email box. I let the AVG put it in the virus vault. i WILL RATE IT SPYWARE BECAUSE I DIDN'T ASK FOR IT AND I DON'T KNOW WHERE IT CAME FROM. |
|My AVG dialog box reports as a level 3 danger. it also had as an anti-spyware. I had my virus scanner quarrantine it. We'll see if I encounter problems down the road. |
|Used PCTools with Spyware Doctor (unreg version). It identified the PowerReg SchedulerV2.exe file as a low risk problem file. It lives in the Programs\Startup Folder. I renamed the file with a .txt extension so it's no longer an executible. The PCTools Spyware Doctor program still finds it. (must be looking at the internals of the file). However nothing bad has happened since making this file 'useless' with the .txt extention. I think safe to remove, along with the associated registry references. Hope this helps. [Note this is not a promo for the PCTools software.Other such tools should work] |
|Ran a scan of my complete conputer disks |
|It comes bundled in several Apps, and typically is a reminder to Register the software that it shipped with, If a program bugs you about registration Unload Power Registration Scheduler (and the others you probably have listed under different names) MSconfig/Startup Tab, uncheck The Registration Reminder. the utility is shared by lots of software it's going to appear on occassion. If you delete it, it's going to appear again through some new software you install. If you don't need to Register any software, just disable it. |
Summary: However, 3 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, one user has already deleted PowerReg SchedulerV2.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall PRegScheduler Application
To remove PRegScheduler MFC Application 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 PRegScheduler Application in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if PowerReg SchedulerV2.exe (PRegScheduler MFC Application) 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 PRegScheduler MFC Application. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for PRegScheduler MFC Application 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 PowerReg SchedulerV2.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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