dangerous file


Unknown application

winupd.exe. Is it a virus?

Winupd.exe is developed by winupd.exe. It’s a hidden file. Winupd.exe is usually located in the %WINDOWS% folder and its usual size is 21,797 bytes.

This file is a trojan. Trojans can steal important data from your computer. This file is a network worm. Worms can significantly decrease your Internet connection speed and download new malware onto your computer.


Disable and delete the winupd.exe process as soon as possible. Most likely it is a virus, a trojan, or some other malware. Before disabling this file make sure it is not a legitimate file that is also called winupd.exe.


Security risk: Free spyware & virus scanRegistry Errors: Free scan (run Registry Cleaner)Uninstallation: N/A Uninstall (run Unistall Manager)Disk & Memory Usage: N/A Free scan (run Task Manager)


Author: winupd.exeCommon path(s): %WINDOWS%
subfolder in %SYSTEM%
Keywords(s): monitor, hidden, worm, trojanFilesize(s): 21,797 bytes, 21,755 bytes, 868,864 bytes, 131,072 bytes

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