Winxn.exe sounds like something that belongs to Windows. Do not rely on such association as that is exactly what hackers expect from you, as well as from your antivirus. Furthermore, whenever computer settings so provide, i.e. when Windows security preferences are low enough, the tricky file is stored in WinDir folder among genuine system files. Otherwise, it is installed into Temp folder.
Remove Winxn.exe as the file spawns a range of malicious processes and sub-processes. It often serves as a downloader and installer for more complex infections. It is to be noted that there very vague limitations for the set of malicious actions to be done for the malicious executable.
Click here to get rid of Winxn.exe and thus prevent any kind of damage it can do by means of running free scan followed by memory disinfection through sending uncertain threats to the vault and instantly deleting certainly malicious objects.
Detection date: 11.11.2011
URL: blocked\not detected
- Winxn.exe may be difficult to remove manually;
- Winxn.exe may download and install additional malware;
- Winxn.exe may slow your PC;
- Winxn.exe may generate popup ad’s;
- Winxn.exe may cause system errors and slowdowns, popup ad’s.
How to remove Winxn.exe virus?
You can choose how to eliminate Winxn.exe infection. Use manual removal guide or delete it automatically:
1. Manual removal process
It is understood that removing Winxn.exe manually you deal with only one infection. To get rid of other infections manually you need to find and use other relevant guides. Furthermore, how will you know if there are other threats to exterminate?
To remove Winxn.exe infection – delete its files and disable processes (in Task Manager):
After that, remove Winxn.exe registry entries:
2. Automatic Winxn.exe removal
Antimalware program is a good choice enabling users to clean computer system of all its infections at once, or at least to find out which threats to eliminate. It might happen that Winxn.exe malware blocks downloading or installation of antivirus capable of its deleting. If that is the case, don’t give up! Try the following tips to escape the malware aggression:
- rename executable of the downloaded antimalware to “explorer.exe” and run it;
- try to install remover from Safe Mode (press F8 when Windows starts);
- try to download Winxn.exe removal tool from uninfected PC and transfer it to infected, using pen-drive.
If you need further help in using the manual directions or downloading the removal tool, please leave your query as a comment below.
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