How to remove the mswindtc virus
Most antivirus programs identify mswindtc.exe as malware.
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Mswindtc.exe file information
The process contains no information about the creator.
Description: mswindtc.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 75,264 bytes (61% of all occurrences), 311,296 bytes and 5 more variants.
There is no file information. The program has no visible window. It is an unknown file in the Windows folder. Program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The file is not a Windows system file. mswindtc.exe is able to record inputs, hide itself and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 90% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as mswindtc.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the mswindtc.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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