How to remove the wo virus

Most antivirus programs identify wo.exe as malware—for instance Kaspersky identifies it as, and Microsoft identifies it as Adware:Win32/Ezula.F.

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Wo.exe file information

The process known as WinUtilities or wo Module belongs to software WinUtilities or wo Module by YL Computing ( or EARNSFIWOInt.

Description: Wo.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file wo.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,806,336 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 147,456 bytes. 
The file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 34% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You can also uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Uninstall a Program > WinUtilities).

Recommended: Identify wo.exe related errors

External information from Paul Collins:

Important: You should check the wo.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If WinUtilities has changed your browser's search engine and start page, you can recover your browser's default settings as follows:

Reset default browser settings for Internet-Explorer ▾
  1. In Internet Explorer, press the key combination Alt + X to open the Tools menu.
  2. Click Internet options.
  3. Click the Advanced tab.
  4. Click the Reset... button.
  5. Enable the Delete personal settings option.
This will reset your Internet Explorer to its default settings. Your browser will start with the familiar start page and search engine—without popups, ads, cookies, but all browser add-ons are deleted too [1]. Make cleaning up your browser and your computer simpler and safer with Security Task Manager.


User Comments

Program Files\Web Offer - spyware.
  Andrew Bain  
contiinues to show up on my screen
  jim kydd  
locks up Computer while it is being put on screen
it says its a web offer in it but if you read the archive of it youll notice it scans your hard drive for information...erase it fast!
  Kalon Pyles  
C:\PROGRA~1\Web Offer\wo.exe
nothing, but i wan to know what is actualy
Belongs to WinUtilities. Quick launch icon added to SysTray. Version 7 is 2,359,296 bytes.
  SED   (further information)
Sofern das nützliche Programm "WinUtilities" installiert wurde, fungiert WO.EXE als Quick-Launcher, dessen Icon im System Tray erscheint. Wird nach Installation/Aufruf von WinUtilities im Startup unter HKLM/Run eingetragen, verbraucht jedoch ungenutzt keine CPU-Ressourcen.
  Bruno R. Blunier Office Solutions  

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of wo.exe: based on 8 votes with 9 user comments. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. 6 users think wo.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. 2 users don't grade wo.exe ("not sure about it").

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Best practices for resolving wo issues

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