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1. Run Security Task Manager to check your Apoint process
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3. Run MalwareBytes to remove persistent malware

This process is part of the device driver package for certain brands of touchpads manufactured by Alps. Since touchpads are normally found on laptops, the process will generally be preinstalled along with the system hardware and software. Terminating this process may lead to errors when using your laptop touchpad for navigation. See also: Apntex.exe.http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/apoint.exe.html 

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Users Opinions

Average user rating of Apoint.exe: based on 71 votes. Read also the 55 reviews.

1333 users ask for this file. 58 users rated it as not dangerous. 4 users rated it as not so dangerous. 4 users rated it as neutral. 3 users rated it as little bit dangerous. 2 users rated it as dangerous. 2 users didn't rate it ("don't know").

All comments about Apoint.exe:
touch pad driver   arctic
Mouse Driver  See also: Link   Dan Phillips
It looks like a Dell utility  See also: Link   Miguel Icaza
toshiba touch pad driver   Justin
have in on my dell laptop, just a touch pad driver   megan
vaio touchpad  
HP Pavilion touchpad driver   stage
It is the touch pad driver   Jonathan
Vaio Touch Pad Drive   Praveen
Dell Alps Touchpad driver  See also: Link   E.Onad
It's a Dell Touchpad Utility (allows part of the touchpad to be used for document or Web-page scrolling)  See also: Link   Daniel O'Neill ISYS Computer Services Ltd
It is a Alps toucpad driver file. It comes with a Dell, Compaq, Thoshiba and HP notebooks  See also: Link   Joshy George
touchpad + pointer driver  
tuochpad driver  
Vaio touchpad - There's a curious side effect: it slows the recognition of the CTRL key...  
Touchpad   SoDT
its a silly touchpad driver. runs from the machine run location in registry   Daniel O'Neill's Brother
Alps TouchPad driver allows for scolling by making "mouse" (or finger) gestures. And no, not that gesture.  
Driver   -device Driver
it's a Dell workstation thingie   ace balasador
VAIO touchpad driver, not a very good driver (no scrolling on edge)   netter
Its the laptop touchpad drivers for Alps tecnoligy and is safe. it just provides extra functionality for the mousepad, such as the scroll functions on the edges of the pad.  
Toshiba touch pad   nick
Acer touchpad driver   Stefan
It's a touchpad driver and I have it in my HP Pavilion. You can kill the process but your touchpad mouse won't work normally   O. Toro
Alps TouchPad driver  
Touchpad driver, comes with DELL XPS M170 (among other systems)   Mattias
It's a driver for almost any laptop, not just Dell or Sony or HP, I have it on my Fujitsu as well as my Toshiba laptops   Paul
Touchpad Driver on Dell Inspiron 8500  See also: Link   Brum2600
Mouse touch pad driver - used on various brands of laptop.  
it is a touchpad driver but Kaspersky says its a keylogger   IN YO FACE
touchpad driver (dell, hp, sony, toshiba...)  
Its the driver for the touch pad thingo   Andrew
Alps Pointing Device Driver Control Panel - Allows configuring Alps touchpad properties. Present on many notebooks PCs from various manufacturers.   Rob
Touchpad driver on my DELL Latitude D400  See also: Link   SM
Hawlet Packard Toutch Pad Driver   Kenneth
Sony VAIO-FE770G touchpad driver   Dobromir
Touchpad   Antric123
Its nothing. it a driver that makes sure your touchpad senses that you want to scrool... at the right edge of the pad, dragging up/down and at the bottom, dragging left/right, if it does not run, you wont be able to use these actions.  See also: Link   How Should I Know ?
Dell Laptop Computer Driver   Jacob
It is a driver for the Toshiba Tochpad Satellite A75 series to allow the user to use the scroll function. If disabled the touchpad appears to work correctly except for the scroll feature.   Jordan
Dell touchpad driver  See also: Link   Arie
touch driver for toshiba laptop   joseph w
touchpad driver   J-dog
It makes my Compaq touchpad able to accept edge scrolling and taps. It works well!   BigBob
Touchpad drivers, dell  
fujitsu touchpad driver   yk
When i exit this Apoint.exe my functions for scroll mouse end work. ( have WinXP, Toshiba )   FIG-GHD742
Touchpad Driver (Dell, in my instance)   Dan
its got a virus trojan.   dragan
Compaq touchpad driver   aziz
i never noticed it in my fujitsu and i removed it and my touchpad works fine still, probably can be used for malware   destroy hackers
slows connection speed to any URL.(dramatically).May be the that I got it from a non trustworthy source for my DELL laptop. But, things have been running fast since I deleted. I use a wireless mouse on the laptop.   Johnson
I deleted it and my touch pad still works fine. I wonder what it was really doing?   Harry
Touchpad settings file. Loads settings on Touchpad driver.  

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