How to remove the dwwnw64r virus

Most antivirus programs identify dwwnw64r.exe as malware.

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Dwwnw64r.exe file information

The process known as System File belongs to software Browser Driver by unknown.

Description: Dwwnw64r.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Dwwnw64r.exe is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 200,717 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 200,722 bytes, 282,629 bytes or 200,724 bytes. 
The application has no file description. The dwwnw64r.exe file is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. It is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: User Shell Folders, MACHINE\Run). Dwwnw64r.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 64% dangerous.

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Important: You should check the dwwnw64r.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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Best practices for resolving dwwnw64r issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active dwwnw64r process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the dwwnw64r.exe on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

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