How to remove the winupsvc virus
Most antivirus programs identify winupsvc.exe as malware.
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Winupsvc.exe file information
The process does not contain any indication of the producer (the software author) or the software with which it is associated.
Description: winupsvc.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 573,440 bytes (63% of all occurrences), 25,405 bytes, 23,338 bytes or 61,440 bytes.
There is no file information. The program has no visible window. It is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. Program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Winupsvc.exe is not a Windows core file. The program listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. winupsvc.exe is able to hide itself, record inputs and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 93% dangerous.
Recommended: Identify winupsvc.exe related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as winupsvc.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the winupsvc.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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