How to remove an WkUFind error
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WkUFind.exe file information
The process known as Microsoft® Works Update Detection or Détection Microsoft® Works Update or Microsoft® Works-Aktualisierungserkennung
belongs to software Microsoft Picture It! Photo or Microsoft Picture It! Express (version 9) or Update Detection Module or Microsoft Works or Microsoft Digital Image Pro (version 9) or Microsoft Picture It! Photo Premium (version 9) or Microsoft Picture It or MediaTickets by OIN
by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).
Description: The file WkUFind.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" (mostly C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\).
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 50,688 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 28,672 bytes and 7 more variants.
WkUFind.exe is not a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The program can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. Therefore the technical security rating is 35% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If there are any problems with WkUFind.exe, you can also uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ Microsoft Picture It! Photo or Microsoft Picture It! Foto.
Recommended: Identify WkUFind.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
- "WkUFind" is not required to run at start up. MS Works Update Detection. MS Picture It! (versions 7 to current) use this automatic update feature during the log on process. It can also cause your system to automatically dial into your ISP as it tries to access the internet, if you have your system set to automatically dial when the internet is invoked. To manually update, go to Microsoft's Office/Works update site
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as WkUFind.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the WkUFind.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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