How to remove the retadpu1000137 virus

Most antivirus programs identify retadpu1000137.exe as malware—such as TrendMicro identifies it as TROJ_AGENT.QPP or TROJ_AGENT.ODU, and Kaspersky identifies it as Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Homles.ak or

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Retadpu1000137.exe file information

The process known as retadpu or updater MFC Application belongs to software updater Application or retadpu Application by unknown.

Description: Retadpu1000137.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file retadpu1000137.exe is located in the C:\Windows folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 45,056 bytes (44% of all occurrences), 40,960 bytes or 39,424 bytes. 
There is no information about the author of the file. The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). Retadpu1000137.exe is not a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. The file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 61% dangerous.

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Important: You should check the retadpu1000137.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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Best practices for resolving retadpu1000137 issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active retadpu1000137 process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the retadpu1000137.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.

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