The genuine winlogin.exe file is a software component of Veritas BackupExecAgent Browser by (Multiple untraceable sources).
The process name “winlogin.exe” appears to be an illegitimate imitation of the Microsoft Windows system internal process name “winlogon.exe” that is frequently used to install malicious code by malware such as HanciTor or the Veritas BackupExec Agent Browser. Search engines including Google and Ask sometimes cannot tell “winlogin.exe” from “winlogon.exe”. It may be installed in “C:\WINDOWS\system32” in which case care must be taken not to uninstall or delete the legitimate Windows process “winlogon.exe”, or it may be in a false subpath named “Windows” within an application’s directory.
WinlogIN stands for Winlogon Imposter Name
The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the winlogin.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.
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Description: Winlogin.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Winlogin.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder.
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 15,000 bytes (29% of all occurrences), 26,112 bytes and 9 more variants.
The program has no visible window. The winlogin.exe file is not a Windows system file. Winlogin.exe is a file with no information about its developer. The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run, Run, User Shell Folders, win.ini). Winlogin.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 64% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.
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There are different files with the same name:
Important: Some malware also uses the file name winlogin.exe, for example Packed.Cisabim!gen1 or Trojan.Fakeavalert (detected by Symantec), and Trojan.Generic.KDV.30681 (detected by F-Secure). Therefore, you should check the winlogin.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.
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with winlogin. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon 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 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.
To help you analyze the winlogin.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.