How to remove winhost.exe

winhost.exe

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Filename

winhost.exe

Extension

exe

File Type Description

Program executable file

Summary

The genuine winhost.exe file is a software component of W32.Beagle.CL/K@mm Worm."winhost.exe" is a falsifying file in Windows, posing as a legitimate Windows file with its name, icon, and false developer name labeled as Microsoft. The file is a Trojan virus that claims to be the Windows Host Support Service. It runs in the background, displaying pop-ups and pop-unders on the screen that display sexual-themed images. It has also been reported that it opens the doorway to more viruses, which leads to very slow system speeds or frozen system operations.

Description

"winhost.exe" is a falsifying file in Windows, posing as a legitimate Windows file with its name, icon, and false developer name labeled as Microsoft. The file is a Trojan virus that claims to be the Windows Host Support Service. It runs in the background, displaying pop-ups and pop-unders on the screen that display sexual-themed images. It has also been reported that it opens the doorway to more viruses, which leads to very slow system speeds or frozen system operations.

Possible Directories

  • <Windows>\winhost.exe
  • <System>\winhost.exe

Possible Viruses

winhost.exe  was first discovered by 2016-02-22 19:56:08.

winhost.exe  is aimed first and foremost the country: US, China

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