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Old 11-05-2012, 11:15 AM   #1
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My XP Pro SP3 PC frequently "hangs" at shutdown with a indication that VProtector will not close. Only by forcibly closing VProtector and/or any other applications which may still be running can shutdown be achieved.

But what is VProtector? I can't find it listed as a program (I've also Searched for vprot.exe which also can't be found) but the problem remains.

What/where is the problem and what can I do to eliminate it? Any help will be appreciated.

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