Process name: Alps Pointing-device Driver

Application using this process: Alps Touchpad Drivers


Process name: Alps Pointing-device Driver

Application using this process: Alps Touchpad Drivers


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Process name: Alps Pointing-device Driver

Application using this process: Alps Touchpad Drivers

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What is apoint.exe doing on my computer?

apoint.exe is a component of the drivers for your Alps Touchpad. This file is hardware related and it is used with your keyboard to increase functionality. It is used for touchpad enhancements on your keyboard, and you may or may not need this running depending upon how you are using your keyboard.

This file is considered safe and is not considered to be spyware or adware related software. This process should not be removed to ensure that your touchpad works properly.

Non-system processes like apoint.exe originate from software you installed on your system. Since most applications store data in your system's registry, it is likely that over time your registry suffers fragmentation and accumulates invalid entries which can affect your PC's performance. It is recommended that you check your registry to identify slowdown issues.

In order to ensure your files and data are not lost, be sure to back up your files online. Using a cloud backup service will allow you to safely secure all your digital files. This will also enable you to access any of your files, at any time, on any device.

Is apoint.exe harmful?

This process is considered safe. It is unlikely to pose any harm to your system. Scan your system now to identify issues with this process and services that can be safely removed.
apoint.exe is a safe process

Can I stop or remove apoint.exe?

Most non-system processes that are running can be stopped because they are not involved in running your operating system. Scan your system now to identify unused processes that are using up valuable resources. apoint.exe is used by 'Alps Touchpad Drivers'.This is an application created by 'Alps Electric Co'. To stop apoint.exe permanently uninstall 'Alps Touchpad Drivers' from your system. Uninstalling applications can leave invalid registry entries, accumulating over time. Run a free scan to find out how to optimize software and system performance.

Is apoint.exe CPU intensive?

This process is not considered CPU intensive. However, running too many processes on your system may affect your PC’s performance. To reduce system overload, you can use the Microsoft System Configuration Utility to manually find and disable processes that launch upon start-up. Alternatively, download PC Mechanic to automatically scan and identify any PC issues.

Why is apoint.exe giving me errors?

Process related issues are usually related to problems encountered by the application that runs it. A safe way to stop these errors is to uninstall the application and run a system scan to automatically identify any PC issues.

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