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Threat indicator: HIGH

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Win32/Win64 (Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 10)

Winvestigator is known to transfigure computer settings resulting in long connexion speeds, varied home WWW pages and waste of WAD or lock down of other programs creating a dure necessity to remove Winvestigator with a decent Winvestigator removal tool. It can originate that Winvestigator is secretly installed on users' machines. Even if Winvestigator removal tools treats registry pointers ending in Winvestigator removal Winvestigator carry outs anyway. Customary, Winvestigator infected system does not hand the contagion to other computers. But this doesn't compel Winvestigator less ill-intentioned than viruses and its necessity to remove Winvestigator less urgent. Advertisement is also a method Winvestigator monitors user conduct and wants. Some Winvestigator display publicities to specific websites that users treat.

Winvestigator intrusion method

Winvestigator copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is wv.exe. Then it creates new startup key with name Winvestigator and value wv.exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name wv.exe or Winvestigator. Also, it can create folder with name Winvestigator under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData.

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How to remove Winvestigator manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Winvestigator, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by Winvestigator.

To get rid of Winvestigator, you should:

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1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:

  • winvestigator.exe
  • wvh.dll
  • wvres.dll
  • wv.exe
  • sysninit.dll
  • syswvnt.dll
  • syswvh.dll
  • syswvwin.dll
  • syswvmail.dll
  • loaddll.dll
  • trop.url
  • winvestigator.xml
  • winvestigator.lnk
  • tropical software website.lnk
  • gerevniw.dvw

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:

  • %programfiles%\wv\wvlg\
  • %programfiles%\wv\
  • %autostart% \winvestigator\

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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

  • Key: wvFile
  • Key: wvFile\shell\Open\command
  • Key: .wlf
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\wv.exe
  • Key: software\Tropsoft\Winvestigator\Window
    Value: Position
  • Key: software\tropsoft\wv
    Value: WorkPath
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Winvestigator
    Value: DisplayName
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Winvestigator
    Value: UninstallString
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Winvestigator
    Value: DisplayIcon
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Winvestigator
    Value: URLInfoAbout
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Winvestigator
    Value: Publisher

Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

Uninstall Winvestigator related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for Winvestigator entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Usually keyloggers like Winvestigator does not create entry in Add/Remove programs, however we recommend you to check it. Below are instructions for different version if Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If Winvestigator won't uninstall or gives you error message that you do not have sufficient rights to do this perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool.

Windows 10

  • Click on the Start menu and choose Settings

  • Then click on System and choose Apps & Features in the left column

  • Find Winvestigator under in the list and click Uninstall button near it.

  • Confirm by clicking Uninstall button in opened window if necessary.

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Windows 8

  • Right click on the bottom left corner of the screen (while on your desktop)

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features.

  • Locate Winvestigator or other related suspicious program.

  • Click Uninstall button.

  • Wait until uninstall process is complete.

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Windows 7

  • Click Start and choose Control Panel.

  • Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.

  • In the list of installed programs find Winvestigator

  • Click Uninstall button.

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Windows XP

  • Click Start

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.

  • Find Winvestigator related entries.

  • Click Remove button.

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Information provided by: Aleksei Abalmasov

Here are the descriptions of problems connected with Winvestigator and wv.exe we received earlier:

Problem Summary: Winvestigator doesn\'t work with accounts.

As administrator i have installed winvestigator. It works when i log in as administrator, but doesn\'t work when the other accounts log in. When an account works on the computer, winvestigator doesn\'t do anything. The logfile stays empty.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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