Is ipoint.exe safe?
Ipoint.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if ipoint.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.
Ipoint.exe file information
The process known as IPoint.exe belongs to software Microsoft IntelliPoint or Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center or Microsoft IntelliPoint / IntelliType Pro or IntelliType/IntelliType Pro by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).
Description: Ipoint.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. ipoint.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 461,584 bytes (13% of all occurrences), 849,280 bytes and 31 more variants.
The file is not a Windows system file. The ipoint.exe file is digitally signed. The program is not visible. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Ipoint.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 42% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
If you still experience problems with ipoint.exe, you can visit the www.microsoft.com support page, make sure that you have installed the latest version or uninstall Microsoft IntelliPoint software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 7/Vista).
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ipoint.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ipoint.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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