How to remove the ntos virus
Most antivirus programs identify ntos.exe as malware.
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Ntos.exe file information
Little is known about the ntos.exe process, since there is no reference to the producer within the file.
Description: The file ntos.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 403,968 bytes (1% of all occurrences), 419,840 bytes and 102 more variants.
The program has a visible window. Program has no file description. Program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Userinit, HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). It is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 47% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If ntos.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 49% dangerous. The file size is 286,208 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 216,576 bytes or 192,512 bytes. There is no file information. It is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ntos.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ntos.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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