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View Public Profile Send a private message to Matt A. If you don't find your answer, head out to http://askleo.com/ask to ask your question. Wupdater.exe is a file with no information about its developer. Google Chrome is more safe for some protections but also compromised. useful reference

Notes: Please note that the name of the file should NOT be used to define if it is legitimate or not. I am using kazza 2.6 with Diet K big_kev View Public Profile Send a private message to big_kev Find all posts by big_kev #10 03-01-2004, 06:21 PM Hephaestus Offline All rights reserved. In general, these programs generate popup ads and may hijack web searches.

Kirkpatrick 2004-07-10 16:36:32 UTC PermalinkRaw Message Can someone tell me if the file "Wupdater" an EXE type, is associatedwith Windows 95 or MS Office?I have run into a problem at boot Search Startups Startup Database Navigation Startups Home Newest Entries Rootkit List Startup Database Forum How to use the Startup Database Submit a Startup RSS Feed Newsletter Sign Up Follow us: Main After all this I installed Kazaa 2.5. Still have a problem?

Leo July 24, 2004 8:50 AM You mean spyware scanner, right? Kirkpatrick 2004-07-10 16:36:32 UTC D. Not to seem zealous or anything but somebody's info was inaccurate about Zonelabs' firewall. Once you've identified some malware files, FreeFixer is pretty good at removing them.

Kirkpatrick 2004-07-10 18:33:29 UTC Gordon Scott 2004-07-12 06:56:12 UTC D. You must put the exe file in quarantine but it is still in the unknow folder of registry. open regedit: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Curr entVersion\Run and remove the wupdater reference... http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/wupdater.exe.html Which type of operating system are you running? 32-bit 64-bit Don't know Results Freefixer.com » Library » What is wupdater.exe?

Hope this helps. DigiMode It stinks, it invaded two of my computers, I got it from AOL and it slowed down both computers. Go!Go!# 1004164Moms Very Big Boobs !!! I found out that its spyware and have since removed it fromthe Common Files folder and edited the registry.Damn spyware!!!!Thanks anyway.DMK Gordon Scott 2004-07-12 06:56:12 UTC PermalinkRaw Message Post by D.

The file is not a Windows system file. http://www.softwaretipsandtricks.com/forum/windows-xp/7936-wupdater-exe.html For a comprehensive pro-active protection against threats, please consider ThreatFire - our behavioral antivirus solution. Categories | Full Archive By Date | Business Card | About Advertisements do not imply my endorsement of any product or service. Click on OK to terminate the program.Updater Application has stopped working.End Program - wupdater.exe.

You'll probably find it in C:\Program Files\Common files\updater\wupdater.exe. I'm not a great computer "techie"... It seems wherever you turn someone or some kind of program is trying to break in your system just to gum things up a bit. Disclaimer It is assumed that users are familiar with the operating system they are using and comfortable with making the suggested changes.

If that does not help, feel free to ask us for assistance in the forums. This is NOT a list of tasks/processes taken from Task Manager or the Close Program window (CTRL+ALT+DEL) but a list of startup applications, although you will find some of them listed Problem solved. Other processes connectionservice.exe registerts.exe msplauncher.exe wupdater.exe h.exe etypemngr.dll etdintelligent.exe avmeject.sys mailskinner.exe nvstlink.exe ctfm0n.exe [all] © file.net 10 years of experience MicrosoftPartner TermsPrivacy

KirkpatrickCan someone tell me if the file "Wupdater" an EXE type, is associatedwith Windows 95 or MS Office?snipDMKThanks to those responding.I deleted the offending items and managed to edit the system http://forums.techguy.org/t191212/sa...65aad2172.html s7p9a2m4 View Public Profile Send a private message to s7p9a2m4 Find all posts by s7p9a2m4 #4 01-20-2004, 12:25 PM sd14 Offline Registered User Join Date: Jan 2004 drag the containing file into the C:\ path and delete with command prompt also delete all .pf files and text files cotaining the name of the file then restart and see

Scan this with Spybot Search and Destroy, as its not damaging, but invades your personal Computer.

Thanks Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7 Scan saved at 11:24:38 AM, on 12/1/2003 Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106) Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe It doesnt matter though. After "retiring" in 2001, Leo started Ask Leo! The time now is 07:39 AM.

one answer at a time. running in the background it "informs" you that Microsoft found another problem with thier software. I would appreciate any information. Xiaogang Guo More comments can be found here: (further information) Summary: Average user rating of wupdater.exe: based on 36 votes with 9 reviews.

Click START, then RUN, then type REGEDIT, which opened the registry. Just do a search for it in your hard drive. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PCWorld. Close all windows except HijackThis and "Fix checked" R3 - Default URLSearchHook is missing O1 - Hosts: search.netscape.com12.129.205.209 sitefinder.verisign.com O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [updater] C:\Program Files\Common files\Updater\wupdater.exe O4 - Global Startup:

Such determination can only be made by observing its dynamic behaviour. Nick This is spyware. Join our site today to ask your question. I have been having trouble removing this, although I HAVE identified what it is.

This consists of programs that are misleading, harmful, or undesirable. i fix pcs July 28, 2004 8:02 PM I don't know how similar "wsaupdater.exe" is to "wupdater.exe" but I've recently been running across issues with folks not being able to log An 18 year career as a programmer at Microsoft soon followed. This program is not responding.wupdater.exe is not a valid Win32 application.wupdater.exe - Application Error.

I checked Ad-aware and Spy Bot again and noticed a few files.