"Alps Pointing Device Driver - Apoint.exe" Startup Program
What is the startup program "Alps Pointing Device Driver - Apoint.exe" on my Windows 8 computer? Can I remove it to speedup my computer and reduce security risk?
"Alps Pointing Device Driver - Apoint.exe" is added to your computer as part of system installation on computers.
You will see "Apoint.exe" listed on the Startup tab of Task Manager screen as:
Startup Item : Alps Pointing Device Driver Publisher : Alps Electroc Co., Ltd. Command : C:\Program Files (x86)\DellTPad\Apoint.exe Location : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run Registry name: Apoint
Program file information about "Apoint.exe":
File name: Apoint.exe File path: C:\Program Files\DellTpad File size: 678,296 bytes File description: Alps Pointing Device Driver File version: 18.104.22.168 Last modified time: 7/9/2012 Company name: Alps Electric Co. System essential: Yes Virus/Spyware/Adware: No
"Apoint.exe" is a program running as the device driver for the touch pad on your computer.
It is strongly recommended to keep "Alps Pointing Device Driver - Apoint.exe" enabled as a startup program and leave it running all the time.
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