Do I need DPAgent.exe? (35802 Views)
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mmkac
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Do I need DPAgent.exe?

I have ProBook with W7 64-bit, and DPAgent.exe is consuming a lot of memory, can I remove it? What will happen if I do? Thanks
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pepe999
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Re: Do I need DPAgent.exe?

http://www.file.net/process/dpagent.exe.html

Important: Some malware camouflage themselves as DpAgent.exe, particularly if they are located in c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Thus check the DpAgent.exe process on your pc whether it is pest.

 

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Mumbodog
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Re: Do I need DPAgent.exe?

Its part of the digital persona fingerprint software. If you don't use the fingerprint function then it is ok to remove, or  try updating the software.

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