How to remove the wind32 virus

Most antivirus programs identify wind32.exe as malware—for instance F-Secure identifies it as Gen:Variant.Zusy.149128, and TrendMicro identifies it as TROJ_Generic.DIT or TROJ_TIBS.AHA.

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Wind32.exe file information

The process known as INDETECTABLES belongs to software INDETECTABLES by unknown.

Description: Wind32.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The wind32.exe file is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 16,336 bytes (28% of all occurrences), 29,136 bytes, 16,848 bytes, 18,944 bytes or 17,872 bytes. 
There is no description of the program. The software starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run, Run, User Shell Folders). Wind32.exe is not a Windows system file. The file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program is not visible. The process uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet. Wind32.exe is able to manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 70% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: You should check the wind32.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

It's part of ModemLockDown - an internet parental control application
  Brendan Lester   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of wind32.exe: based on 2 votes with 1 user comment. One user thinks wind32.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless.

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Best practices for resolving wind32 issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active wind32 process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the wind32.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.

Other processes

wind32.exe [all]