How to remove the PENIS virus

Most antivirus programs identify PENIS.exe as malware.

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PENIS.exe file information

The PENIS.exe process does not have any vendor information.

Description: PENIS.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. PENIS.exe is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 20,480 bytes. 
There is no description of the program. The file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program has no visible window. The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: Winlogon\Shell, MACHINE\Run). The process uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet. The file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 100% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify PENIS.exe related errors

Important: You should check the PENIS.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.


User Comments

Will probably give your computer every STD imaginable.

Summary: Average user rating of PENIS.exe: based on 5 votes with 1 user comment. One user thinks PENIS.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user suspects danger. 3 users think PENIS.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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Best practices for resolving PENIS issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active PENIS process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the PENIS.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 cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic 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 resmon 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 DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

Other processes

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