How to remove the AutoKMS virus
Most antivirus programs identify AutoKMS.exe as malware, such as F-Secure identifies it as Trojan.Generic.6171064 or Trojan.Generic.5833777, and Symantec identifies it as Trojan.Gen or Trojan.Gen.2.
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AutoKMS.exe file information
Description: AutoKMS.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 615,936 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 647,168 bytes, 446,258 bytes or 614,400 bytes.
The process has no file description. The file is not a Windows core file. File AutoKMS.exe is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program is not visible. Therefore the technical security rating is 44% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If AutoKMS.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 56% dangerous. The file size is 1,923,584 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 734,208 bytes or 729,088 bytes. There is no description of the program. It is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows core file. AutoKMS.exe is able to manipulate other programs and record inputs.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as AutoKMS.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the AutoKMS.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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