What does the Vrres.exe file do?
The Vrres.exe process is also known as VrRes and is a part of VrRes Application or, as the case may be, The Shield AntiVirus (Version 2006). This software is produced by ©HAURI (www.hauri.net). An obsolete or defective version of Vrres.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- VrRes has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- VrRes 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)
- Vrres.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module Vrres.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about Vrres.exe VrRes
Vrres.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file Vrres.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
The file size is 266,304 bytes.
File properties have not been internally documented by the producer or developer. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. This Vrres.exe process is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). The Vrres file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. Vrres.exe is capable of record keystrokes as well as monitor other applications. For this reason, 54% 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 Vrres.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 Vrres?
|not a virus or trojan (further information...) |
|Virus gaurd used by The Shield Anti-Virus 2006 |
|This is a part of The Shield Anti Virus program |
|Good, inexpensive antivirus program |
Summary: 4 users judge Vrres.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall VrRes Application or The Shield AntiVirus
To remove VrRes 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 VrRes Application or The Shield AntiVirus in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if Vrres.exe (VrRes) 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 VrRes. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for VrRes 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 Vrres.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.