How to remove the wmprwise virus

Most antivirus programs identify wmprwise.exe as malware—for instance Microsoft identifies it as Trojan:Win32/Nedsym.G or VirTool:Win32/VBInject, and Kaspersky identifies it as Trojan.Win32.Jorik.DMSpammer.zg or

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Wmprwise.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with wmprwise
Wmprwise.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Uninstaller or Dev-C++ IDE belongs to software Dev-C or Inno Setup by Sun or drfedcfvgy or Bloodshed Software.

Description: Wmprwise.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file wmprwise.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 172,544 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 165,123 bytes, 251,273 bytes or 163,840 bytes. 
The program has no visible window. The software starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: Run, DEFAULT\Run). It is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 60% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

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If wmprwise.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 96% dangerous. The file size is 132,608 bytes. The process has no file description. The file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program has no visible window. The program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: Run, DEFAULT\Run). The process uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet. The file is not a Windows system file.

Important: You should check the wmprwise.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.


User Comments

Hat sich auf WIN XP Rechner instaliert. In HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run als Microsoft Firewall 2.x ausgegeben. Ebenfals als pf Datei auf dem Rechner. Versendet Spam in Abständen. Aufgefallen weil die Mails an Spamtraps gesendet wurden. Hinweis von T-Online.
Seit ich diese Datei entfernt habe werde ich nicht mehr von TR/ATRAPS.Gen2 belästigt
  Dietmar Fey  

Summary: Average user rating of wmprwise.exe: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments. One user suspects danger. One user thinks wmprwise.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it.

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Best practices for resolving wmprwise issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active wmprwise process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the wmprwise.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 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon 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 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

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