How to remove the WSG32 virus

Most antivirus programs identify WSG32.exe as malware—such as Symantec identifies it as Spyware.GoldenKeylog, and Kaspersky identifies it as not-a-virus:Monitor.Win32.GoldenKeylogger.130.

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WSG32.exe file information

The process appears to belong to software Fallout (version 3) by unknown.

Description: WSG32.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. WSG32.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 788,219 bytes. 
The WSG32.exe file is a file with no information about its developer. The WSG32.exe file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows core file. WSG32.exe is able to connect to the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 96% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify WSG32.exe related errors

Important: You should check the WSG32.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

  Dennis Metzger  
Die Datei wsg.exe ist ein Keylogger. Er protukolliert alle ihre Tastendrücke und kann diese in eine log-Datei speichern oder sogar an fremde E-Mail Adressen versenden. Sollten Ihnen das Programm volkommen unbekannt sein, löschen sie es sofort. Anderfalls dient es aber der PC Überwachung und ist sehr hilfreich.
  craxxkid   (further information)
I am using this program for 5month
found it installed on my sons computer. he was having problems with passwords. other than that i dont know removed it now
golden keylogger

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Summary: Average user rating of WSG32.exe: based on 6 votes with 6 user comments. One user thinks WSG32.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 4 users suspect danger. One user thinks WSG32.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving WSG32 issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active WSG32 process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the WSG32.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.

Other processes

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