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What is protectionutilsurrogate.exe? Symantic AntiVirus

Vendor:      Symantec
Product:     Symantec AntiVirus
Vendor Website:      http://www.symantec.com/index.jsp
Last Seen by PC Pitstop:      No Data

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Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: ProtectionUtilSurrogate.exe is part of Symantec AntiVirus developed by Symantec Corporation. This task protect your system against viruses

protectionutilsurrogate.exe is required by third-party software or hardware and should not disabled.

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protectionutilsurrogate.exe is a Microsoft or Windows process but some versions of this exe carry viruses.
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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 0.03%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 14 MB

Program Name MD5 Count
protectionutilsurrogate.exe

MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 File Info Last Seen Signed Day Week Month Threat info
1 Status 0x5f720f1973354d327abf463ff29b56a8 More File Information 4/23/2014 Signed 1 2 12 Not Applicable
2 Status 0x4cc38227fe6086678720af8fbd764b6e More File Information 4/23/2014 Signed 2 4 28 Not Applicable
3 Status 0x08d3b352679de5153d70301f104f206c More File Information 4/23/2014 Signed 1 4 25 Not Applicable
4 Status 0x03de7519201eac19e55633badceba330 More File Information 4/23/2014 Signed 1 1 1 Not Applicable
5 Status 0xf134e353039c77be2f699ac52562b1be More File Information 4/23/2014 Signed 1 1 8 Not Applicable
6 Status 0xdc0b8706cd45ead03156fbf13427b95b More File Information 4/22/2014 Signed 0 2 16 Not Applicable
7 Status 0x787e0404cb26116f8cc46e3219558030 More File Information 4/22/2014 Signed 0 3 11 Not Applicable
8 Status 0x1a7f595ba8c28974619582040dcad404 More File Information 4/20/2014 Signed 0 1 1 Not Applicable
9 Status 0x4967b25df847a992b7c0b4bf01d52aea More File Information 4/17/2014 Signed 0 1 4 Not Applicable
10 Status 0xb915c68b27bd4db3b951433f36affe89 More File Information 4/14/2014 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
11 Status 0x7a5226be589dbc34adc3b1adf202403f More File Information 4/13/2014 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
12 Status 0x3ad522e08b05265efb07e6b166a40c14 More File Information 4/13/2014 Signed 0 0 2 Not Applicable
13 Status 0xd42dceed39c72630e7899745fb074afa More File Information 4/12/2014 Unsigned 0 0 2 Not Applicable
14 Status 0x6489b654213e0d5b332dfbac9f82142e More File Information 4/11/2014 Signed 0 0 2 Not Applicable
15 Status 0xe908075fc1fef1ffe22490cc7e12312c More File Information 4/4/2014 Unsigned 0 0 7 Not Applicable
16 Status 0xda380674401b7c7aab67a62a28e493ef More File Information 3/30/2014 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
17 Status 0x81225ea007ee49e423a8ce8d1ec39247 More File Information 3/29/2014 Unsigned 0 0 2 Not Applicable
18 Status 0x4fc2c1777d56312416f95af6ff8c9326 More File Information 3/22/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
19 Status 0x72480a432c836c15d42dcc0e01e2ba44 More File Information 3/16/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
20 Status 0xb141d961584bfe194c34322da6b05ed1 More File Information 3/8/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
21 Status 0xbd7f25c98eadd869511289a3c77ff3c1 More File Information 3/7/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
22 Status 0xfbc98928cf9e18cb303f5b7b43d665b9 More File Information 2/5/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
23 Status 0xdacc93df8d9af4734ecb997f43f631e5 More File Information 11/14/2013 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
24 Status 0xebe67718bf1ba4866ad3dbf2e15140da More File Information 11/10/2013 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
25 Status 0x389840da1fb227793ca17c428b43fb50 More File Information 10/18/2013 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
26 Status 0x1bd47aa01a00c7178d51213aa252f47c More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
27 Status 0x04cc38227fe6086678720af8fbd764b6 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
28 Status 0x0f134e353039c77be2f699ac52562b1b More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
29 Status 0x07a5226be589dbc34adc3b1adf202403 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0x675c0eab57bbdda148317b9bc41ea2cb 9/16/2013 9:18:00 AM Unknown Unknown Symantic AntiVirus 49 KB
2 Status 0x3ad522e08b05265efb07e6b166a40c14 6/7/2012 10:58:00 AM Unknown Unknown Symantic AntiVirus 49 KB
3 Status 0x787e0404cb26116f8cc46e3219558030 2/8/2012 12:24:00 AM Unknown Unknown Symantic AntiVirus 49 KB
4 Status 0x4cc38227fe6086678720af8fbd764b6e 2/7/2012 9:48:00 AM Unknown Unknown Symantic AntiVirus 49 KB
5 Status 0x6489b654213e0d5b332dfbac9f82142e 2/4/2012 9:41:00 PM Unknown Unknown Symantic AntiVirus 49 KB
6 Status 0x4967b25df847a992b7c0b4bf01d52aea 1/11/2012 7:04:00 PM Unknown Unknown Symantic AntiVirus 49 KB
7 Status 0xdacc93df8d9af4734ecb997f43f631e5 1/8/2012 6:27:00 PM Unknown Unknown Symantic AntiVirus 49 KB
8 Status 0xb915c68b27bd4db3b951433f36affe89 9/14/2011 4:00:00 AM Unknown Unknown Symantic AntiVirus 49 KB
9 Status 0x03de7519201eac19e55633badceba330 9/9/2011 2:41:00 PM Unknown Unknown Symantic AntiVirus 49 KB
10 Status 0x72480a432c836c15d42dcc0e01e2ba44 7/18/2011 11:52:00 PM Unknown Unknown Symantic AntiVirus 49 KB
11 Status 0x81225ea007ee49e423a8ce8d1ec39247 6/16/2011 6:51:00 PM Unknown 11.0.1000.1112 Symantic AntiVirus 49 KB



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