How to remove the winscrsn virus
Most antivirus programs identify winscrsn.exe as malware, for example TrendMicro identifies it as WORM_BUZUS.SMX or TROJ_GEN.R25E1G4, and Kaspersky identifies it as Trojan.Win32.VB.agwp.
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Winscrsn.exe file information
The file does not contain any references to the programmer responsible for the winscrsn.exe process. For that reason, we are unable to identify the software associated with it.
Description: The file winscrsn.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 71,168 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 70,656 bytes.
There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. The program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The file is not a Windows core file. winscrsn.exe is able to monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 64% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If winscrsn.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 82% dangerous. The file size is 71,168 bytes. There is no file information. The program has no visible window. Program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The program listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. It is not a Windows system file. winscrsn.exe is able to monitor applications and manipulate other programs.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as winscrsn.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the winscrsn.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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