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Process name: Recguard
Application using this process: HP Software
Recommended: Scan your system for invalid registry entries.
What is recguard.exe doing on my computer?
recguard.exe is a process from HP that prevents a user from deleting or corrupting the WinXP Recovery Partition on Hewlett Packard computers.
It is not an essential process but care should be taken with its removal.
Non-system processes like recguard.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.
Is recguard.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.
recguard.exe is a safe process
Can I stop or remove recguard.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. recguard.exe is used by 'HP Software'.This is an application created by 'Hewlett-Packard'. To stop recguard.exe permanently uninstall 'HP Software' 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.