Wintup.exe file in Task Manager – how to delete Roaming?
Commonly, users have no idea that Wintup.exe file on their PC is the direct signal of malware. It cannot appear accidentally, that we know for sure. So it is a bad idea to leave it without any reaction or just ignore, however, there are people who do exactly like that. We can persuade you that there is necessity to check Task Manager and track a Roaming folder.
You can use your Task Manager to detect Roaming folder. Right-click on the process and open the folder with the running process. In fact, to delete this folder and stop the process is not so easy.
Well, it is no time to start panic, in fact, any delay with Wintup.exe uninstallation is detrimental for the system. As you already understood, you deal with malware penetration, so urgent reaction is in need. Forget about surfing random sites and social networks, freeware download resources, mindless installation of the cost-free utilities, clicking on the instant messages, all these actions may lead to the sad consequences you are facing now. Unfortunately, that is not the end, you will have to deal with Trojans, viruses, PUPs, adware, spyware and so on in the future unless you eliminate the threat.
Keep your defense tools and important OS applications updated. Add a special program that has been created to track and delete computer threats. Meet GridinSoft Anti-Malware program that will solve the problem with such threats like you already have.
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Right after you download GridinSoft Anti-malware install it on your computer.
After GridinSoft Anti-Malware installation is completed, please run it and choose the type of scan. We highly recommend you to use the “Full Scan” for the first time especially if your PC infected already. This will allow to remove all potential threats from your computer. And if you want to keep your computer clean it well enough to use the “Quick Scan” every day after you remove the virus. Also, you can use shedule scan to scan your computer when you don’t use your computer.
Run the Scan Process. It may take some time, so you can relax and do your favorite things (watch film, read a book, read some news, etc.). GridinSoft Anti-Malware let you know then he finish the scan process.
Click on the “Fix now” button below the scan results list. Also, you can choose what exactly you can do with the detected like move to quarantine, or delete forever. Also you can ignore the file, but you must be 100% sure about the safety of this file! Many different viruses mask as a popular program to trick the user, so do this with extreme caution.
After the removal process completes, you will be advised to reboot your computer, but we recommend you to go to the Step 4 and after that restart your PC to check if there any thread remain on your computer.
Shut down all your browsers. Open the “Tools” tab in GridinSoft Anti-Malware menu and choose Reset Browser Settings tool.
Select the browser what was infected with a virus and click on the “Reset” button:
Now your system is clean! If you have any question, you can always ask GridinSoft Support Team for help here). But before you go we advise you to do one more thing to be sure that any malware or adware won’t buther you in the future.
How to prevent your PC from being infected again with the Wintup.exe virus
GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being infected with malware ahead of time. This feature called “On-Run Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” tab and press “Start” button as demonstrated below:
The useful and interesting function may allow people to prevent install of malicious software, stop the malicious process and protect you from dangerous scripts what can be running on your computer. It means, when you will try to install some suspicious file, On-Run Protection will block this installation attempt ahead of time. NOTE! If users want to allow the dangerous program to be installed, they may choose “Ignore always” button and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk). In case, if you want to terminate the malicious program, you must select “Block always“.