What is Apoint.exe? Is Apoint.exe spyware or a virus?
How to fix Apoint.exe related problems?
1. Run Security Task Manager to check your Apoint process
2. Run Windows Repair Tool to repair Apoint.exe related Windows Errors
3. Run MalwareBytes to remove persistent malware
Process name: Alps Pointing-device Driver
Company: Alps Electric Co. (alps.com)
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.
If you want a detailed security rating about your Apoint.exe (and all other running background processes) read the following user opinions, and download the free trial version of Security Task Manager.
Note: Any malware can be named anything - so you should check where the files of the running processes are located on your disk. If a "non-Microsoft" .exe file is located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder, then there is a high risk for a virus, spyware, trojan or worm infection! Check it out!
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|
|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|
|Vaio touchpad - There's a curious side effect: it slows the recognition of the CTRL key...|
|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|
|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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