stopsignav.exe - Is stopsignav.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is stopsignav.exe?
Purpose of stopsignav.exe:



Process or task name:

Be sure to always double check your spelling if you are concerned about spyware, as often spyware will use a very similiar spelling of system processes or other common tasks. stopsignav.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
This file is called eAcceleration Stop-Sign, will startup whenever you reboot your pc. Although this file is not considered adware, many are now reporting that this was installed via "drive by" installation, with other files, which means it installed in a very suspicious way. If this were on my pc, I would remove it immediately. If you did not install this on your own, then I recommend removing it from your startup. Many also reported that the uninstall for this didn't work, as the program simply returns again! Visit stopsignav.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the stopsignav.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This will be found on your hard drive at C:\Program Files\Acceleration Software\Anti-Virus\stopsignav.exe


Note on file and folder locations: Remember that although many files are always in default file locations, some files can easily be moved to different locations or change names like many virus, spyware, or malware do. If you suspect you have a virus or spyware, check to see if you see a similiar names stored elsewhere. It always helps to check your tasklist also to see what is currently running on your computer. You can always view the tasklist on your computer by pressing ctrl-alt-del to view your "task manager", and then click the "processes" tab. This will show you all tasks running on your computer. Dll files will NOT show on your computer tasklist, as dll files are actually part of other processes. You may see similiar program names running if spyware or adware is on your computer, for example, stopsignav.exe may be slightly misspelled to keep you from finding it, or spyware and adware may be named very similiar to a system file. Make sure always check the location of tasks or processes if you are concerned. stopsignav.exe can also be used by other programs or software, as there is no standard on software program names what companies choose.

  • Is stopsignav.exe spyware?
        No.

  • Is this considered adware or popup related?
        No.

  • Is this considered a virus or trojan?
        No.

  • Would you recommend that I remove stopsignav.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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    This file is called eAcceleration Stop-Sign, will startup whenever you reboot your pc. Although this file is not considered adware, many are now reporting that this was installed via "drive by" installation, with other files, which means it installed in a very suspicious way. If this were on my pc, I would remove it immediately. If you did not install this on your own, then I recommend removing it from your startup. Many also reported that the uninstall for this didn't work, as the program simply returns again! This will be found on your hard drive at C:\Program Files\Acceleration Software\Anti-Virus\stopsignav.exe Please feel free to check www.what-is-exe.com for any future lookups or updates, as this index is continually changing and expanding.