Information about recguard.exe file
Name: Recguard MFC Application or Recguard Application
Product: Recguard Application
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If you find the file belonging to a "non-Microsoft" process in your Windows folder, then it could be malware.
There were 99 user requests for that file.
3 users classify it as harmless.
1 user classify it as neutral.
1 user classify it as bad and recommend to delete recguard.exe.
|recguard.exe is a process from HP that prevents a user from deleting or corrupting the WinXP Recovery Partition on Hewlett Packard computers.
|Used by the HP Application Recovery Program. Located in "C:\WINDOWS\SMINST\" on Windows XP.
|Keep your backup partition protected! Do not allow any changes to be made if your computer is online! Changes can still be made while this process is running. Click-- Start/control Panel/Performance & Maintenance/system Click Tab-- System Restore/checkmark 'Turn off system Restore on all drives' Only turn this on after you have run several virus/spy/ad scans with several products, and erase beyond recovery (3+7+3) temp files from all apps and OS(s) ONLY then turn on system recovery and do not leave it on while your online!
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