How to remove the vknt virus
Most antivirus programs identify vknt.exe as malware, e.g. Microsoft identifies it as Trojan:Win32/Bumat!rts, and Symantec identifies it as W32.Magistr.24876@mm or Trojan Horse.
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Vknt.exe file information
Description: vknt.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in the "My Files" folder.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 82,944 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 78,848 bytes and 12 more variants.
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The program has a visible window. There is no description of the program. It is not a Windows core file. It is able to record keyboard inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 78% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If vknt.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 83% dangerous. The file size is 78,848 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 80,384 bytes and 5 more variants. The program has a visible window. There is no file information. Vknt.exe is able to record keyboard inputs. Vknt.exe is not a Windows core file.
If vknt.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 82% dangerous. The file size is 78,848 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 80,384 bytes or 157,184 bytes. The program has a visible window. There is no file information. File vknt.exe is able to record keyboard inputs. File vknt.exe is not a Windows system file.
If vknt.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows, the security rating is 92% dangerous. The file size is 84,480 bytes.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as vknt.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the vknt.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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