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

Wup\Wup.exe is an incredibly dangerous virus. It belongs to the family of Trojan horses and as you probably, know, Trojans are considered the absolute worst possible threat you can encounter. And their reputation is well-deserved. Trojans are vicious. Wup\Wup.exe included. It is meddlesome, hazardous, destructive and annoying. If you have it in your system, act as fast as you can to remove it. The longer it stays, the more problems you face.

These issues may start as small and insignificant but they will evolve sooner than you expect. Eventually, they will even become unbearable. Do not waste even a minute longer. Find where the nasty virus is hiding and delete it before it has the chance to cause you some irrevocable damage. It is perfectly capable of doing so. Don’t take that risk. This is a Trojan horse we are talking about. It uses every second in your system to corrupt it. Find where it is and remove it on the spot.

Following a successful installation, the virus makes quite a mess. It forces various changes on your non-stop. It doesn’t need your permission to implement them. It doesn’t even bother to inform you of their implementation. It just does whatever it wants and leaves you to find the results yourself. You will not be pleased with the reshuffles. Your entire machine goes upside down. Nothing is the same anymore and nothing works the way it used to. Some of your programs don’t even work at all. Your browsers struggle to display content correctly because they are overwhelmed with commercials.

You see ads in all shapes and forms and you get constantly redirected to suspicious sites. This, of course, leads to poor PC performance. Your machine underperforms and it cannot even carry out the simplest tasks. It freezes and crashes all the time. It reboots without warning. Your Internet connection is slower than ever. It is a hellish experience. But there is something even more worrisome.

Trojans are spies and Wup\Wup.exe doesn’t differentiate. It starts monitoring your every online move from the moment it enters. It knows everything about you. But not only that. It also catalogs it. It keeps on gathering sensitive data and when it deems it has enough, it sends it all to the hackers who published it. Imagine what will happen if the pest manages to steal your personally identifiable and financial credentials.

Yes, this is a real possibility. Crooks may get a hold of your private details. Do not let that happen. Act immediately against the infections. If you want to remove it manually, please follow our detailed instructions at the end of this article. If you prefer automatic solutions, download a reliable anti-virus program to help you tackle the Trojan. Whichever method you choose, do it fast. Delays lead to regrets.

How did you end up stuck with Wup\Wup.exe? Do you often open email message from unknown senders? Statistics show that most people do. They ignore experts` warning and open every email that lands in their mailbox. This is a huge mistake. Trojans still have not forgotten about the spam email tactic. On the contrary. They rely on it. Hackers often attach a virus to a seemingly legitimate email and send it to users. They even disguise it to look more legitimate and appealing. They use the names and logos of famous companies, post offices, the police, banks, etc. in order to fool you.

Be smarter! Forget about opening emails from unknown people. Always verify the sender first. Sometimes, a single click is all it takes for a virus to be downloaded. Do not make crooks` job easier by being negligent.

Wup\Wup.exe 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 Wup\Wup.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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