How to remove the spuninst virus
Most antivirus programs identify spuninst.exe as malware, for example Microsoft identifies it as Trojan:Win32/Malagent, and Symantec identifies it as Trojan.Gen or Suspicious.Cloud.5.
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Spuninst.exe file information
The spuninst.exe process does not contain any company information.
Description: The file spuninst.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 117,248 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 113,152 bytes.
The program has a visible window. There is no file information. The software starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Spuninst.exe is not a Windows core file. Spuninst.exe is able to manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 36% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If spuninst.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 90% dangerous. The file size is 562,176 bytes. There is no file information. The program has no visible window. Spuninst.exe is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. Spuninst.exe is not a Windows system file. The application uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. Spuninst.exe is able to hide itself.
If spuninst.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 36% dangerous. The file size is 115,200 bytes. The program has a visible window. The process has no file description. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The spuninst.exe file is not a Windows core file. Spuninst.exe is able to manipulate other programs.
If spuninst.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 36% dangerous. The file size is 92,672 bytes.
Important: You should check the spuninst.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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