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I wrote this article to help you remove Winime.exe. This Winime.exe removal guide works for all Windows versions.

Winime.exe is a Trojan horse. This sentence alone should make you realize just how dangerous this pest is. Trojan horses are considered the absolute worst possible cyber threat you can get infected with. Them and ransomware, actually. Yet, the two types operate differently. While ransomware reveals itself with a ransom note once it has entered, the Trojan works in silence. It sneaks into your machine undetected and then continues to operate behind your back.

Sometimes it may be a while before you even realize you are infected with such a pest. If you know, you are lucky. Knowing what you are up against gives you the chance to take adequate measures. And taking measures against Winime.exe is a must. It is incredibly destructive and the longer it stays in your system, the worse your situation gets. Keep an eye on your machine and its performance. Is it usual or has something changed? If your machine suddenly starts underperforming or crashing, that may be a sing. It may be a Trojan`s doing. If that’s true, you are in a bad state. Do your best to remove the intruder as soon as possible. If you don’t, you will regret it.

Winime.exe can cause plenty of troubles. It all depends on what its developers need at the moment. Usually, though, Trojans are used for espionage. From the moment it enters, Winime.exe starts spying on your and monitoring your every online move. Nothing goes unnoticed. Everything gets recorded. The pest has access to all of your personally identifiable and sensitive data. And so do the crooks who published it. Winime.exe communicates with a Command and Control server. Everything it finds, it sends to the hackers. This includes your financial credentials too.

If you use your machine to pay bills online or for online shopping, the crooks may steal your credit card data and drain your account in no time. They can also find out your name, billing address, usernames, passwords, and other data. Imagine what these people will do with an information like that. They can use it to blackmail you, they can sell it to third parties, they can infect you with more pests, etc. None of the possible scenarios ends well for you.

So, do not let any of them unfold. Winime.exe must be removed from your system as soon as possible because it causes you some irrevocable damage. Let us warn you, though. The Trojan`s is very sophisticated and so is its removal. If you fail to delete all of the pest`s components, it will reload itself. That’s why, if you are not confident in your PC skills, we recommend that you use an anti-malware program to help you. If you think you can handle it, please follow our removal guide at the end of this article. It is detailed and easy to follow. If you are experienced in this field, you should have no problems dealing with the pest in no time. Choose your method and act!

How did the Trojan enter your computer? One of the most commonly used infiltration methods that Trojans use is spam emails. Yes, the good old spam messages are still working but not because they are so efficient but only because users still tend to throw caution to the wind when they get a message from an unknown sender. They don’t think twice and rush into opening the email. That’s a huge mistake. Why do you do that? Why do you open a message from a person that you not know? Stop being so careless and negligent. This way, you are only helping hackers. You are making their job easier. Think about that next time you get an email from an unknown sender.

Winime.exe Trojan Removal

STEP-1 Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.

task manager

Look carefully at the file names and descriptions of the running processes. If you find any suspicious one, search on Google for its name, or contact me directly to identify it. If you find a malware process, right-click on it and choose End task.

STEP-4

Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.

appwiz

Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.

STEP-6

Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.

msconfig

Go in the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.

Still can not remove Winime.exe from your computer? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.

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Daniel Stoyanov
Daniel Stoyanov has a Master's degree in Computer Science from the Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria. He is also a Microsoft Certified Professional. Daniel provides top cyber security news with in-depth coverage of malware, vulnerabilities, PC and Network security, online safety.If you have any questions feel free to ask him right now.

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