What is winvxm.exe?

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 winvxm.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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Winvxm.exe file information

The process known as Windows Virtual Network Server belongs to software Windows Virtual Network Server or Microsoft or DVDVIDEOSOFT.ORG by MicroStudio or Microsoft (

Description: Winvxm.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Winvxm.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 2,973,600 bytes (72% of all occurrences), 2,976,880 bytes or 2,966,120 bytes. 
The program is not visible. It is not a Windows system file. The file has a digital signature. Winvxm.exe is able to connect to the Internet, monitor applications and record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 52% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If you encounter difficulties with winvxm.exe, you can also ask Customer Support to assist you or safely remove the program using the uninstall program of DVDVIDEOSOFT.ORG or Microsoft (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as winvxm.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder, for example Trojan.Gen.2 (detected by Symantec), and Artemis!B34A08BA3041 (detected by McAfee). Therefore, you should check the winvxm.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 winvxm issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with winvxm. 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.

To help you analyze the winvxm.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security 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. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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