What is swpg.dat? Is swpg.dat spyware or a virus?

How to fix swpg.dat related problems?
1. Run Security Task Manager to check your swpg process
2. Run Windows Repair Tool to repair swpg.dat related Windows Errors
3. Run MalwareBytes to remove persistent malware

Process name: Spyware Doctor DAT Component

Product: Spyware Doctor

Company: Symantec (symantec.com)

File: swpg.dat


A supporting library for Spyware Doctor, swpg.dat will run as long as Spyware Doctor is functioning in the system tray. Spyware Doctor is an antispyware toolkit that persistently monitors your system and websites for spyware threats in real-time. It is part of the PC Tools Security Suite, but can be purchased and installed separately. PC Tools was a software company located in Luxembourg that was purchased by Symantec in 2008. Symantec continues to support PC Tools software.http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/swpg.dat.html 
If you want a detailed security rating about your swpg.dat (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!


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Users Opinions

Average user rating of swpg.dat: based on 13 votes. Read also the 7 reviews.

  • 89 users ask for this file. 7 users rated it as not dangerous. 4 users rated it as neutral. One user rated it as little bit dangerous. One user rated it as dangerous. One user didn't rate it ("don't know").

All comments about swpg.dat:
From PC Tools Spyware Doctor (if found in Spyware Doctor directory)
It is Security Task Manager and was recommended along with Spyware Doctor on CNET.com Matt
Spyware Doctor from PC Tools (reputable company) Peter Reynolds
Spyware Doctor's file, Nothing to worry about Dr.Acula
soll spyware verhindern Bernd
Sypware Doctor's "Onguard Protection" prevents Security Task Manager's Window show all processes to open on my computer. When I turn it off, STM is OK.
This file can't be closed by Security task manager after update! I was able to quarante the same file before! SpyDoc will still work without this file!

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