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Appoint.exe keeps showing up when I do a scan with Privacy Defender V3.0 asking me to block

When I run Privacy Defender it keeps asking me to block Appoint.exe from running.  I can't seem to find much info excep it is Alps Electric Co., Ltd program, is it safe and what does it do.
Thanks
Big Jim
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SheharyaarSaahilCommented:
Hello jimsage =)

This process is not listed anywhere as Malware or Spyware\Adware !!!!
But on some sites it has listed as a Tool to schedule Appointments !!!!

its a standalone tool, means no installtion and no uninstalltion,,,, so if u think that u have not put it urself... u can safely delete its startup entry and can delete it from ur system also.... but i dont think that this is really Harmful !!!

!! GOOD LUCK !!
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jimsageAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the help, I chose to let it load after your tip.  It seems to not have any effect.  I wonder if it is part of my Outlook Professional Manager Program?
Thanks again
Happy Trails
Big Jim
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SheharyaarSaahilCommented:
glad to be of help =)
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DragonscarCommented:
Actually, appoint.exe is part of the Alps pointing device application.  If you have a laptop with a touchpad, it is likely this is the driver that runs your touchpad.  If you have Screen Tips turned on and you put your pointer over any of the dll files in the Appoint directory, it will tell you what they refer to.

So, if you want to use your touchpad, don't delete it!!!

LCD
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