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How to remove the winself virus

Most antivirus programs identify winself.exe as malware, for example Kaspersky identifies it as Trojan.Win32.DNSChanger.cze or Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Small.ufd, and Symantec identifies it as Downloader or Backdoor.Trojan.
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Winself.exe file information

The process appears to belong to software MsSecurity Updated or MSSysInterv by unknown.

Description: Winself.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file winself.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 23,048 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 28,672 bytes and 6 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/winself.exe.html 
There is no file information. The program is not visible. Winself.exe is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The file is not a Windows system file. Winself.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 71% dangerous.

Recommended: Identify winself.exe related errors

If winself.exe is located in C:\, the security rating is 56% dangerous. The file size is 25,857 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 49,158 bytes or 20,992 bytes. There is no description of the program. The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows system file. Winself.exe is able to monitor applications.

Important: You should check the winself.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.


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