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Manual removal of Winupdate.exe

Remove Manually Winupdate.exe (WORM_FALSU.A/Spybot.Eas worm)
winupdate.exe is added to the system as a result of the WORM_FALSU.A virus. It is a backdoor Trojan horse and gives remote access to your computer. This process is a security risk and should be removed from your system. If found on your system make sure that you have downloaded the latest update for your antivirus application.
Spybot.Eas Worm is likely a virus and as such, presents a serious vulnerability which should be fixed immediately! Delaying the removal of winupdate.exe may cause serious harm to your system and will likely cause a number of problems, such as slow performance, loss of data or leaking private information to websites.

Damage Level : High
Distribution Level: Unknown
There is NO Auto Removal Tool for Winupdate.exe (WORM_FALSU.A/Spybot.Eas worm)

Manual Removal Instructions

Recommend Removal from Safe Mode:

How to Start in Safe mode:
Restart your Computer, Press F8 Repeatedly, when your Screen turns on, Select Safe mode, press enter.

The Infected Files Can be Seen in these folders and names also Running in Tasks
End the Following Active Process Before Removal

  • %\system32\winupdate.exe
  • %\Documents and Settings\All Users\Documents\winupdate.exe
  • %\shared\winupdate.exe
  • %\windows\system32\winupdate.exe
  • %\winnt\system32\winupdate.exe
  • %\winupdate.exe
  • IPC%\winupdate.exe
  • PRINT%\winupdate.exe
  • %Windir%\WinExec.exe
  • %\system32\con.exe
If you have any of these files in running process from task manger, end the process before removal.
Note: if task manager is disabled, Download the following file, Click to Download - Enable Registry.reg 
KillBox is a tool to delete in-use files, if the file is running, KillBox will attempt to end the process (close the running file) and delete it.

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Manual Removal From Registry
Click Start, Run,Type regedit,Click OK.
Note: If the registry editor fails to open the threat may have modified the registry to prevent access to the registry editor. Download and run this UnHookExec.inf, and then continue with the removal.

In the right pane, delete the value:
"winupdate.reg" = "winupdate.exe"
In the left hand pane, delete the key
In the right pane, delete the value:
"WinExec" = "%Windir%\WinExec.exe"

In the right pane, restore the values to their original value, if applicable:
"DisableSharing" = "0"
"dir0" = "012345:%Windir%\shared"
"dir1" = "012345:%Windir%\shared"
"dir2" = "012345:%Windir%\shared"
"dir3" = "012345:%Windir%\shared"
"dir4" = "012345:%Windir%\shared"
"dir5" = "012345:C:\"

In the right pane, restore the values to their original value, if applicable:
"virus_filter" = "0"
"firewall_filter" = "0"

Exit the Registry Editor,
Restart your Computer.

Search Registry For Virus File Names listed above to remove completely,
Edit Menu - Find
, enter Keyword and remove all value that find in search
Recommended Removal Tools:
Kaspersky Antivirus or Internet Security (Shareware)
Spyware Doctor (Shareware)
AVG Antivirus (Freeware)
Killbox (Freeware)

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