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WToolsA.exe process file

What is WToolsA.exe? Is WToolsA.exe spyware or a virus?
Process name: Internet Explorer

Product: unknown

Company: unknown

File: WToolsA.exe

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Users Opinions

343 users ask for this file. 3 users didn't rate it ("don't know"). 5 users rated it as neutral. 10 users rated it as little bit dangerous. 24 users rated it as dangerous.

All comments about WToolsA.exe:
adware, spyware
ejh Sneaky program, still trying to get rid of it.
sh it is a recurring annoyance
Jon Its a pain to get rid of. Editing the registry Removed newdot I think it sneaked in with with a browser menu bar.
josh I close it and yet is still runs
reto Boot windows in safe mode. Remove registry-entries in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Remove the Exe-Files. Reboot.
Andrea Can only get rid of it in SafeMode: Delete the C:\Program Files\Common Files\Win tools folder
Carl Cem Adware, spyware, it usually sneaks on to your computer with a pop-up that auto-downloads the crap..
Bitshifter Hijacks IE - You might be able to get rid of w/Lavasoft Ad-Aware (most current version)  See also: Link
lucid_reflections Ad-aware will get rid of it, but it can be a pain. Do a full system scan, and remove everything it finds, when it says some items cannot be removed, click yes to remove them after the next restart. If that doesn't do it, make a note of which exe files it couldn't remove, open windows task manager, and end each of the processes that adaware could remove. run a full system scan in adaware again, and you should be clean... took maybe 20 minutes of my time, but it is a sneaky critter and gave me a run for it.
Lucius Lamar Hilley III I wish I had thought to use Safe mode, I created a linux CD to remove the folder because the system has a broken Floppy Drive.
John Sousa make ure not to start up any Anti-virus tools in safe mode- im currently in it and they both started up once i started securty manager
johann it seem like it keeps staying there but it could be removed  See also: Link
Anurag Although it is continuous annoyance yet easily removable. Restart System in Safe mode (by pressing F8 key when system restars). Start Explorer and make sure that IE is not running. go to win tools folder which resides in c:\program files\common files. set the option to show the hidden files, then select all files in "win tools" folder and delete. All done. Restart the system.
Grant May have something to do with my outlook crashing
chris very hard to get rid of, adware // spyware, its what u dont want
Travis This program is adaware that reinstalls itself. Need to delete C:\Program Files\Common Files\Win tools folder while in safe mode and the registry keys.
ten-seven Requires safemode, delete c:\program files\common files\wintools and c:\program files\toolbar directories while in safe mode
petermichael52 Norton Internet Security blocks wtoolsa.exe with a junk rating as very high.
beeazelbob inventer should have balls removed
Manny It sucks. Do a search on Google for wtoolsa.exe then go to the site.  See also: Link
PCDon IE Hijacker - Boot up in SAFE mode then remove (C:\Program Files\Common Files\Win tools)
h download adaware from Delete remants from HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
ZEBnet annoying hijacker, reboot to safe command prompt, cd to c:\program files\common files\wintools, enter command "del wtoolsa.exe" reboot go to the directory and delete whole directory
venkat I removed it but when I start my windows I get a message saying that wtoolsa.exe was not found. Any help on how this message can be removed
Annoyed Been trying to get it off my computer for several days and haven't succeded. I can't just delete it from the registry, it automatically regenerates
Big Sid87 too rite sneaky file. use anti-virus software 2 get rid of it. will deffo work
Craig it is a prolific spyware/malware application and the creator should be HANGED
Big Sid87 also use firewall 2 block this file out
gewright2001 You get a winupd.dll error whenever you open a file or application. It also gives you "memory module can be read" error message. Removing the Win tools folder from the Program Files\Common Files directory removes all of the error messages.Removing the Win tools folder from the C:\Program Files\Common Files directory removes all of the error messages.
Pball_nerd slows down your computer hell of alot. barely noticed it on my comp and now i know that is the source of all my troubles.  See also: Link
benjina its a wanka
Bajingan Chino Spyware... Very dangerous, hard to get rid off. Download Microsoft AntiSpyware, it'll take care of it.  See also: Link
KnightSC Will not allow Spybot to load, very hard to get rid of.  See also: Link
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