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What is vpc32.exe?

Vpc32.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 vpc32.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.

Vpc32.exe file information

The process known as Symantec AntiVirus belongs to software Symantec AntiVirus or Symantec AntiVirus Client by Symantec (www.symantec.com).

Description: Vpc32.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file vpc32.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 280,304 bytes (16% of all occurrences), 233,472 bytes and 4 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/vpc32.exe.html 
The program is not visible. The application can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. The file is not a Windows system file. It is a Verisign signed file. The vpc32.exe file is digitally signed. Vpc32.exe is able to monitor applications and record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 12% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You can uninstall the program Symantec AntiVirus or Symantec AntiVirus Client, update it, or ask Customer Support for help. Go to www.symantec.co.kr to update it, go to www.symantec.com/region/kr/techsupp for support, or go to Symantec AntiVirus or Symantec AntiVirus Client in Windows Control Panel (Software or Programs section) to uninstall it.

Recommended: Identify vpc32.exe related errors

External information from Paul Collins:

  • "Microsoft Update" definitely not required. Added by the AGOBOT.XM WORM!

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as vpc32.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the vpc32.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.


User Comments

blockt antivir update u. รค.
Keeps on showing up and nor Symantec's Norton antivirus nor GriSoft'AVG could wipe it out. It seem to kill antivirus processes and does thing in the computer - it is nos clear what exactly. It downloads other nuisance and hogs my DSL line.
block after a couple of minutes the browsing capabilities and stop the incoming/outcoming bandwith - need to end the process, search for it in the computer and deleted the files found
Symantec Antivirus
  Jonathan   (further information)
it's a nuisance
  Rae O'Neal  
vpc32.exe creates an error while scanning the computer and even it doesnot allow for live updates of any antivirus.it homepage doesnot even allow to change the internet explorer homepage
  sachin manandhar  
I tried removing vpc32.exe and Symantec Corp. 10 would no longer run.
I cannot run Symantec Antivirus Client because there is a missing file vpc32.exe.
  Barnyard Burner  
vpc32.exe this file abort or creat problem when we going top scan our computer or dowload any any of update from net
  prathamesh P. modgekar  
vpc32.exe is Dangers errors because it didn't allow syamantec to scan when i manual i scan our PC then this errors shows me and this erros are stop our scanning
  Jamaluddin Mohammadi IT Bamyan  
VPC32.exe is part of symantec antivirus and resides in the program files folder\SAV\ , it is an essential part of the antivirus program, Sometimes you need to turn off in task manager and restart due to the file stalling when you try to open Symantec.
VPC32.exe is part of Symantec anti-virus.

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of vpc32.exe: based on 17 votes with 12 user comments.
7 users think vpc32.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's probably harmless. 3 users suspect danger. 5 users think vpc32.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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