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

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

Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: guard.exe

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

Purpose of this file:
Guard.exe is a file which most likely was installed by you. The correct file location is also listed below, and should always be verified as spyware writers will often use the same named file or like named files and just locate them elsewhere in attempts to fool you. This file is most well known as a file from Phoenix Technologies and is known as a certification program. Be aware that guard.exe is a common name, whenever you have a common name like this there is most likely many different programs using this name. You may find this common name on programs that are antivirus programs or spyware related programs also. This file is considered safe and is not known to be spyware or virus related. If you have other versions you are concerned about, feel free to post a question about it and include its location where you found it. Visit guard.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 guard.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
C:\WINDOWS\Guard.exe is the current location of this file.

  • Is guard.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is guard.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

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

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