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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
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0x4cc38227fe6086678720af8fbd764b6e 10/22/2014 2:25:00 AM Unknown Unknown Symantic AntiVirus 49 KB
2 Status 0x4967b25df847a992b7c0b4bf01d52aea 10/7/2014 7:05:00 PM Unknown Unknown Symantic AntiVirus 49 KB
3 Status 0x787e0404cb26116f8cc46e3219558030 10/1/2014 8:31:00 PM Unknown Unknown Symantic AntiVirus 49 KB
4 Status 0x3ad522e08b05265efb07e6b166a40c14 10/1/2014 6:33:00 PM Unknown Unknown Symantic AntiVirus 49 KB
5 Status 0xb915c68b27bd4db3b951433f36affe89 9/18/2014 3:20:00 PM Unknown Unknown Symantic AntiVirus 49 KB
6 Status 0x6489b654213e0d5b332dfbac9f82142e 8/11/2014 8:35:00 PM Unknown Unknown Symantic AntiVirus 49 KB
7 Status 0x675c0eab57bbdda148317b9bc41ea2cb 9/16/2013 9:18:00 AM Unknown Unknown Symantic AntiVirus 49 KB
8 Status 0xdacc93df8d9af4734ecb997f43f631e5 1/8/2012 6:27:00 PM 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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