What does the visicom_antiphishing.exe file do?
The visicom_antiphishing.exe process is also known as Visicom Media Anti-phishing Domain Advisor (Powered by Panda Security) or, as the case may be, blekko Anti-phishing (Powered by Panda Security) and is a part of Anti-phishing Domain Advisor. This software is produced by Visicom Media Inc. (Powered by Panda Security). An obsolete or defective version of visicom_antiphishing.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- visicom_antiphishing.exe has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- visicom_antiphishing.exe 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)
- visicom_antiphishing.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module visicom_antiphishing.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about visicom_antiphishing.exe visicom_antiphishing.exe
visicom_antiphishing.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Visicom_antiphishing.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 217,256 bytes (53% of all these files), 232,616 bytes as well as 6 other variants.
The visicom_antiphishing file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). This process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. This visicom_antiphishing.exe process is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). For this reason, 47% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A visicom_antiphishing.exe file has a 57% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME". In this case, the file size is usually 217,256 bytes (64% of all these files), 232,616 bytes as well as 5 other variants. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. This particular software is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). The application does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The application is connected to a server on the Internet or in your local network.
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 visicom_antiphishing.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 visicom_antiphishing?
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 Anti-phishing Domain Advisor
To remove visicom_antiphishing.exe 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 Anti-phishing Domain Advisor in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if visicom_antiphishing.exe (visicom_antiphishing.exe) 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 visicom_antiphishing.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for visicom_antiphishing.exe 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 visicom_antiphishing.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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