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What is procguard?

Procguard.sys is a Windows driver. A driver is a small software program that allows your computer to communicate with hardware or connected devices. This means that a driver has direct access to the internals of the OS, hardware etc.
The free file information forum can help you determine if procguard.sys belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.

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Procguard.sys file information

The process known as ProcessGuard Driver belongs to software DiamondCS ProcessGuard or procguard by DiamondCS (www.diamondcs.com.au).

Description: Procguard.sys is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. procguard.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 24,911 bytes (75% of all occurrences), 26,784 bytes, 26,688 bytes or 19,055 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/procguard.sys.html 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program has no visible window. There is no detailed description of this service. The procguard.sys file is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 41% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
If you still experience problems with procguard.sys, you can uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > DiamondCS ProcessGuard).

Recommended: Identify procguard.sys related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as procguard.sys. Therefore, you should check the procguard.sys 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.


User Comments

proc (process)guard. Believe it comes from a company down under as a left over file from a security pgm. Company called "Diamond" something
According to Hackshield (Ahn Lab) This is supposedly detected as harmfull for your computer. You practically cannot play Mabinogi with it ^_^
  Juliet Hardford  

Summary: Average user rating of procguard.sys: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments.
One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user thinks procguard.sys is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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