APRP by ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (Signed)
There are 4 versions of aprp.exe in the wild, the latest version being 188.8.131.52. During installation, a run registry key for all users is added that will cause the program to run each time any user logs on to Windows. The average file size is about 2.52 MB. The file is a digitally signed and issued to ASUSTeK Computer Inc. by VeriSign. The programs CapsHook, Hotkey Service and USBCharge+ have been observed as installing specific variations of aprp.exe.
What is aprp.exe?
ASUS Product Register Program is designed and installed with ASUS PCs to allow for system registration.
About aprp.exe (from ASUSTeK Computer Inc.)
“Thank you for purchasing an ASUS product, we hope you will be very satisfied with your purchase.Do not forget to register your ASUS product to enjoy the benefits of extra privileges. Register your ASU”
|Publisher:||ASUSTek Computer Inc.|
|Description:||ASUS Product Register Program|
|Typical file path:||C:\Program Files\asus\aprp\aprp.exe|
|Issued to:||ASUSTeK Computer Inc.|
|Effective date:||Sunday, August 02, 2009|
|Expiration date:||Friday, August 03, 2012|
Programs installed in
(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of APRP.)
The Asus CapsHook utility is used for showing the Caps Lock status when you press that key. This is useful for PCs that do not include indicator LEDs on the keyboard, which leaves you unsure if Caps L...
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(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of aprp.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Startup files (all users) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
- 'ASUSPRP' → "C:\Program Files\ASUS\APRP\APRP.EXE"
All file variations of aprp.exe
Distribution by Windows OS
|Windows 7 Home Premium
|Windows 7 Starter
|Windows 8 Pro with Media Center
|Windows 7 Home Basic
|Windows 8 Pro
Distribution by country
United States installs about 42.86% of APRP.