How to Get Rid of Winupdate.exe

Winupdate.exe is an executable file of the Tado Trojan virus. Once secretly installed on your computer, privacy and credit card information can be stealed from a remote computer. So you should remove them.

How You May Get Winupd.exe.

1. Sometimes, freeware or shareware is bundled with spyware.

2. Peer-to-peer program can put your system at risk for mistakenly downloading an infected file.

3. Some malicious questionable websites can install program through security holes without your permission.

Get Rid of Winupd.exe Infection Manually.

1. Press”Ctral+Alt+Del”to open Task Manager. Delete Winupd.exe processes:


2. Click “Start” and input regedit in search box. Remove Winupd.exe registry keys:

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun winupd = “%UserProfile%LOCALS~1Temp:winupd.exe”

3. Click “Start” and then click “Search”. A speech bubble will pop up asking you, “What do you want to search for?” Click “All files and folders.” Type Winupd.exe in the search box and then select “local hard drives.” Click “Search” to delete the files:



Manual removal of Winupd.exe virus may make mistakes to  bring destructive damage to computer. So if you are not a computer expertise, it is better recommended to use a powerful antivirus sofotware to help you guard and clean up computer automatically. Click the link below to download the antivirus:

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