How to Remove “WkUFind.exe”

What is WkUFind.exe?

WkUFind.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Microsoft® Works Update Detection. It belongs to Microsoft Picture It! Photo and was developed by Microsoft. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files\Common Files. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as WkUFind.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with WkUFind.exe malware?       

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with WkUFind.exe malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the WkUFind.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton

When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the WkUFind.exe  and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Program Files\Common Files files then the system is not affected by WkUFind.exe , if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by WkUFind.exe malware.

How to remove WkUFind.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the WkUFind.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 06 July 2010 at 8:35 am
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Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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Malware Behavior
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1fc79e48f06606e5
b9f9011e
135f82fc196324d8
9631e0195bc43549
TrojWare.Win
32.Generic18
.ENE
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 June 2008 at 9:39 am
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Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft® Corporation Executable d38ed2ecb4edb013
3e4100940dc790e7
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6156e1b7a5a91d8d
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No 9.00.0603.
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9.00.0603.
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Malaysia
2 Microsoft® Corporation Executable 2c104acdafc2923e
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5ac34c17115d3818
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No 6.00.3215.
0
6.00.3215.
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Finland
3 Microsoft® Corporation Executable 9366e4bea2836a2c
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1370b8dd
5046f135bb97a68b
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No 9.00.0607.
0
9.00.0607.
0
India
4 Microsoft® Corporation Executable 46de5cb3ec3d611e
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9b7137623e5dd682
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No 9.00.0912.
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