How to remove the ntuser virus
Most antivirus programs identify ntuser.exe as malware, such as Avast identifies it as Win32:Trojano-ATZ [Trj], and BitDefender identifies it as Trojan.Generic.1690806.
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Ntuser.exe file information
The process appears to belong to software NTBOOTMGR by unknown.
Description: Ntuser.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. ntuser.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows.
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 11,776 bytes.
There is no file information. The program has no visible window. It is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The ntuser.exe file is not a Windows core file. The program listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 87% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If ntuser.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 90% dangerous. The file size is 22,369 bytes. The program has no file description. The file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. The process uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. The ntuser.exe file is not a Windows system file.
If ntuser.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 64% dangerous. The file size is 20,480 bytes. The application has no file description. The program has no visible window. The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The ntuser.exe file is not a Windows system file. Ntuser.exe is able to monitor applications.
Important: You should check the ntuser.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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