How to remove the WinSysMngr32 virus

Most antivirus programs identify WinSysMngr32.exe as malware—for instance Sophos identifies it as Mal/Generic-L, and McAfee identifies it as Generic.dx!odp.

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WinSysMngr32.exe file information

The process known as WinSysMngr32 belongs to software WinSysMngr32 by Cybersamurai (

Description: WinSysMngr32.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. WinSysMngr32.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32 or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\Windows. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 191,760 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 195,856 bytes. 
There is no information about the author of the file. The program has no visible window. WinSysMngr32.exe is not a Windows core file. The file has a digital signature. WinSysMngr32.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs, hide itself and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 42% dangerous.

Recommended: Identify WinSysMngr32.exe related errors

Important: You should check the WinSysMngr32.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 WinSysMngr32 issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active WinSysMngr32 process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the WinSysMngr32.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.

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