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Startup program entry details:

CAPPActiveProtection (CAPPActiveProtection.exe)

This page expands upon the information already available for this entry in the Pacman's Portal Windows start-up programs database.

Normally leave to run at start-up - typically required for the program to function properly or for security/safety reasons

For further information on how to identify and disable startup programs please visit the Introduction page.

Description:

Part of CA Anti-Spyware until 2009 (either as a stand-alone product or as part of a suite). Works in conjunction with the CA Pest Patrol Realtime Protection Service (ITMRTSVC) service to monitor software installations for potentially malicious behaviour, warn the user if any is detected and request user input on how to handle them

Startup information:

Registry (Start → Run → regedit)

MSConfig (Start → Run → msconfig → Startup)

Windows Defender (Start → All Programs → Windows Defender → Tools → Software Explorer)

Log examples:

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CAPPActiveProtection] "C:\Program Files\CA\CA Internet Security Suite\CA Anti-Spyware\CAPPActiveProtection.exe"

Other information:

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