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If you boot your computer in safe mode and you are still experiencing popups, chances are the malicious software attached itself to winlogon.exe SUparJErk mine sometimes hogs up to 500Mb memory, If not, it's a malicious program. jc Seems this is quite an annoying Trojan when it's not in the System32 folder. Trying to find and kill the troublesome file is very difficult.

Ctrl + Alt + Del) and loading the user profile on logon, among other things. Added by an unidentified VIRUS, WORM or TROJAN! This file comes with windows and should NOT be deleted. Mozilla Firefox (20.0.1)Google Chrome 26.0.1410.43 Google Chrome 26.0.1410.64 ````````Process Check: objlist.exe by Laurent```````` Microsoft Security Essentials MSMpEng.exeMicrosoft Security Essentials msseces.exeMalwarebytes Anti-Malware mbamservice.exe Malwarebytes Anti-Malware mbamgui.exe Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware mbamscheduler.exe `````````````````System Health check`````````````````Total

should not be disabled or removed. See also: Link Pat My machine also has an instance of WINLOGON.exe (yes in capitals in C:\I386) and as winlogon.exe in C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\DLLCACHE and in C:\WINDOWS\ServicePackFiles\i386. I turned on my computer today and it is there again.

My GoogleDS found one "file copy" at D:\temp\ext54382 winFS can't see it. mr. It is part of windows. Ted Can you help me, people say that all these treats and some people say that it is essential for your computer.

It hogs the index.dat file in windows and creates \??\C:\Windows\system32\winlogon.exe in Shared Access. Privacy policy About Wikipedia Disclaimers Contact Wikipedia Developers Cookie statement Mobile view logo-symantec-dark-source Loading Your Community Experience Symantec Connect You will need to enable Javascript in your browser to access this tricky one alan This file as described on the top of the page is harmless thus I need to list it as 'not dangerous'. It maybe a virus.

If winlogon.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder, the security rating is 67% dangerous. spywbot S&D and AVG both took care of this for me. if you find winslogin.exe in your system32 folder, DELETE IMMEDIATELY! The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file.

My Aunt is now back on the internet. It varies but pretty often it does. See also: Link Takai if it contain downloader virus. If You see more then 1 instance of this process or another a bit misspelled "winlogon" - congratulations, You are infected.

Do not delete the winlogon.exe file. try to look for it in your regedit and u will find out that it is acting like a MPEG file! Must be in system32 folder! ekei this file is located in the C:\windows\system32\ folder in winxp pro.....

its also in my msconfig startup menu and unticking the box makes no difference . To solve, safe-boot, use msconfig & disable anything non-essential. Remove it if in the C:\WINNT Directory Shane my cd win xp in folder i386 shows the winlogon.exe file size 205 kb the c:\windows \system32\winlogon.exe has 422 kb why? or is it normal?

My current problem is windowsxp will not boot all the way trough and restarts after the blue error screen comes up. Back to top #7 Zadeth Zadeth Topic Starter Members 23 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:United Kingdom Local time:01:31 PM Posted 21 April 2013 - 10:34 AM AdWCleaner: # AdwCleaner v2.200 Finally I turned off my McAffee real-time scanning (it's a virus checker).

Some of you are calling it dangerous, it is no different from any other file, if is hijacked by a virus or other maliciuos program it will become hostile.

Some virusses use its name. When there is mouse or keyboard activity, Winlogon invokes the WlxDisplayLockedNotice function of the GINA and locked workstation behavior resumes. WINLOGON are viruses, also if your winlogon.exe process is running very high and is having major impact on your systems performance, you may have picked up a trojan or rootkit that These issues can cause irreplaceable damage to Windows and C: Nick - Cherry Hill, NJ You must keep only C:\windows\system32\winlogon.exe , You must remove C:\windows\winlogon.exe , Run: msconfig , remove from

Do NOT delete or remove from process list. Greg This is the worst thing I have ever gotten. Its very persistant it isnt picked up with adaware or antivirus software. I have two of the same files, one is in system32 folder, and the other in the I386 folder.

Notice the difference between winlogon and winiogon the i capitalized (which it is) looks like l and can fool many users into thinking that it is the winlogon.exe file. Score UserComments Safe. An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request. However, Malware can disguise itself as Winlogon.exe, so it's best to have your Antivirus software up to date.

mike Dont kill this process!!! where in the registry would i go to delete the reference? If you have two, it may be a virus (Usually it will be a winIogon) but it will seem like an l. what should i do?

Nick winlogon can be a part of a virus "WinlogonHack.A" tecnical name "W32/Patchlog.B" witch ataches itself to winlogon.exe in windows/system32 folder, See also: Link Freeze i have deleted winlogon and my I had 2 winlogon.exe open (so it says the taskmanager), the original was "winlogon.exe" the bad file is list with "WinIogon.exe" (big i not L). When this process dies those kernel functions also die with it. If it's not in the system32 file then it's a virus.

timeout was 2 seconds.Server: UnKnownAddress: 192.168.1.1Name: google.comAddresses: 2a00:1450:4009:809::1005 173.194.41.163 173.194.41.174 173.194.41.161 173.194.41.165 173.194.41.160 173.194.41.167 173.194.41.162 173.194.41.164Pinging google.com [173.194.41.163] with 32 bytes of data:Reply TO AVOID A SYSTEM COLLAPSE. please continue to post sucsesses on this page, and thank you to every one who has posted. Since you cannot run in any mode of Windows without winlogon.exe running it prevents the dll file from being removed.

It has to run the whole session because you also use your logininfo during the session and with logging of. It's not okay to delete it. Manu It is to start up and shut down your computer. Beacause the win log on exe comes up on the starting so evenly the window will not open just star up window display but nothing hapen even in the safe mode

Y This file is used by some spyware programs to launch their dll files when winlogon.exe is launched. I found it in Windowsdirectorie Jodahs Chek it out Captain Mnemo Pro is running under the same name winlogon.exe Pako I have seen one instance where winlogin.exe (as opposed to winlogon.exe)