How to remove the pp05 virus
Most antivirus programs identify pp05.exe as malware, for example TrendMicro identifies it as WORM_KOOBFACE.BO, and Symantec identifies it as Downloader.
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Pp05.exe file information
The process pp05.exe has no data about its author.
Description: pp05.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows.
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 11,776 bytes.
Pp05.exe is a file without information about the developer of this file. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The file is not a Windows system file. It is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. pp05.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 65% dangerous.
Recommended: Identify pp05.exe related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as pp05.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the pp05.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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