How to remove the rtv_winupd virus
Most antivirus programs identify rtv_winupd.exe as malware, e.g. Kaspersky identifies it as Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Small.jpi, and Microsoft identifies it as TrojanDownloader:Win32/Small.CCY.
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Rtv_winupd.exe file information
The rtv_winupd.exe process itself does not provide any dependable information about its developer or its associated software.
Description: rtv_winupd.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 28,672 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 6,656 bytes or 29,696 bytes.
There is no file information. File rtv_winupd.exe is not a Windows system file. Rtv_winupd.exe is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Therefore the technical security rating is 56% dangerous.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as rtv_winupd.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the rtv_winupd.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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