What is pp.exe?

pp.exe's description is "PowerPack" according to the pp.exe version information.

pp.exe is usually located in the 'c:\users\%USERNAME%\appdata\local\temp\nsxf053.tmp\' folder.

Some of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal detected pp.exe.

If you have additional information about the file, please share it with the FreeFixer users by posting a comment at the bottom of this page.

Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on pp.exe:

PropertyValue
File descriptionPowerPack

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

File descriptionPowerPack

Digital signatures [?]

pp.exe is not signed.

VirusTotal report

12 of the 53 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the pp.exe file. That's a 23% detection rate.

ScannerDetection Name
AntiVir BuyAPPL/Linkular.D.3
Avast Other:PUP-gen [PUP]
DrWeb Adware.PowerPack.8
ESET-NOD32 Win32/AdWare.Linkular.AJ
GData NSIS.Application.Linkular.D
K7AntiVirus Adware ( 0049765a1 )
K7GW Adware ( 0049765a1 )
Malwarebytes BuyPUP.Optional.Linkular
Sophos Generic PUA BI
Symantec SecurityRisk.BL
TrendMicro-HouseCall TROJ_GEN.R0CBH05DE14
VIPRE BuyTrojan.Win32.Generic!BT
12 of the 53 anti-virus programs detected the pp.exe file.

pp.exe removal instructions

The instructions below shows how to remove pp.exe with help from the FreeFixer removal tool. Basically, you install FreeFixer, scan your computer, check the pp.exe file for removal, restart your computer and scan it again to verify that pp.exe has been successfully removed. Here are the removal instructions in more detail:

  1. Download and install FreeFixer: http://www.freefixer.com/download.html
  2. Start FreeFixer and press the Start Scan button. The scan will finish in approximately five minutes.
    Screenshot of Start Scan button
  3. When the scan is finished, locate pp.exe in the scan result and tick the checkbox next to the pp.exe file. Do not check any other file for removal unless you are 100% sure you want to delete it. Tip: Press CTRL-F to open up FreeFixer's search dialog to quickly locate pp.exe in the scan result.
    Red arrow point on the unwanted file
    c:\users\%USERNAME%\appdata\local\temp\nsxf053.tmp\pp.exe
  4. Scroll down to the bottom of the scan result and press the Fix button. FreeFixer will now delete the pp.exe file.
    Screenshot of Fix button
  5. Restart your computer.
  6. Start FreeFixer and scan your computer again. If pp.exe still remains in the scan result, proceed with the next step. If pp.exe is gone from the scan result you're done.
  7. If pp.exe still remains in the scan result, check its checkbox again in the scan result and click Fix.
  8. Restart your computer.
  9. Start FreeFixer and scan your computer again. Verify that pp.exe no longer appear in the scan result.
Please select the option that best describe your thoughts on the removal instructions given above








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Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD56706dcc3fe984839241bb095562b9f7e
SHA256114c03359d7da19ae4c551695f2aaa3bfda86a8df93a00423ac8e86bc85f1bf5

Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to pp.exe:

pp.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

pp.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

PowerPack has stopped working.

End Program - pp.exe. This program is not responding.

pp.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

pp.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

What will you do with pp.exe?

To help other users, please let us know what you will do with pp.exe:



What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with pp.exe. 50% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 2 users.

User vote results: There were 1 vote to remove and 1 vote to keep

NOTE: Please do not use this poll as the only source of input to determine what you will do with pp.exe. Only 2 users has voted so far so it does not offer a high degree of confidence.

Comments

Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

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