What does the proxycheck.exe file do?
The proxycheck.exe process is also known as proxycheck or, as the case may be, AnonymizerGadget and is a part of AnonymizerGadget. This software is produced by OOO Albreht I Vitte or, as the case may be, Investservis JSC. An obsolete or defective version of proxycheck.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- proxycheck has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- proxycheck 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)
- proxycheck.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module proxycheck.exe. Read of address 00000000.
Free PC Check
Scan your computer today at no charge with the Windows Repair Tool. This tool helps repair Windows and helps it run faster.
What you should know about proxycheck.exe proxycheck
proxycheck.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Proxycheck.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 3,761,800 bytes (45% of all these files), 2,479,752 bytes as well as 4 other variants.
This process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The proxycheck file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. Proxycheck.exe is capable of supervise programs as well as modify other Windows tasks. 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 proxycheck.exe file has a 58% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". In this case, the file size is usually 3,761,800 bytes (28% of all these files), 1,898,120 bytes as well as 4 other variants.
The proxycheck file is not part of the Windows operating system. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties).
Proxycheck.exe is capable of monitor other applications as well as Change the behavior of other applications.
A proxycheck.exe file has a 52% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows. In this case, the file size is usually 2,092,680 bytes. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. Proxycheck.exe is no part of Microsoft Windows. This proxycheck program is receiving or sending data on the LAN (your local network) or on the Internet. The application does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar.
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 proxycheck.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 proxycheck?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
Summary: source: file.net
How to uninstall AnonymizerGadget
To remove proxycheck 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 AnonymizerGadget in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if proxycheck.exe (proxycheck) 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 proxycheck. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for proxycheck 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 proxycheck.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.