How to remove the uzcx virus

Most antivirus programs identify uzcx.exe as malware—for example Microsoft identifies it as TrojanDownloader:Win32/Small.TJ or Trojan:Win32/Nachhat.A, and Kaspersky identifies it as Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Small.cul or Trojan.Win32.FraudPack.gen.

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Uzcx.exe file information

The process known as upnp manager belongs to software upnp manager Microcoft Windows by Microcoft (

Description: Uzcx.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The uzcx.exe file is located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 17,408 bytes (27% of all occurrences), 12,288 bytes and 7 more variants. 
The program has no visible window. Uzcx.exe is an unknown file in the Windows folder. It is not a Windows core file. The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). Uzcx.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 69% dangerous.

Recommended: Identify uzcx.exe related errors

Important: You should check the uzcx.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 uzcx issues

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