What is wuamgrd.exe? Is wuamgrd.exe spyware or a virus?

How to fix wuamgrd.exe related problems?
1. Run Security Task Manager to check your wuamgrd process
2. Run Windows Repair Tool to repair wuamgrd.exe related Windows Errors
3. Run MalwareBytes to remove persistent malware

Process name: WORM_AGOBOT.GY Authors

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File: wuamgrd.exe

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This is the WORM_AGOBOT.GY worm! See also trendmicro.com for more information. Use an antivirus or anti-spyware program to remove this from your system. http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/wuamgrd.exe.html 

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Users Opinions

Average user rating of wuamgrd.exe: based on 32 votes. Read also the 26 reviews.

  • 20 users ask for this file. 3 users rated it as not dangerous. One user rated it as neutral. 9 users rated it as little bit dangerous. 19 users rated it as dangerous. 2 users didn't rate it ("don't know").

All comments about wuamgrd.exe:
from this file it blocks the system from accessing the server "it gives the error message SERVER IS NOT CONFIGURE FOR TRANSACTIONS" anoop
makes windows restart unexpectedely! ashwin kumar
worm
Google results show it to be a worm. Check below orta
WORM_AGOBOT.GY worm Alex
It attempts to open multiple tcp/ip connections. XP service pack 2 closes any further connections and so the browser becomes inoperative. See microsoft ID 4226 for more info. rayrose.net
It slows PC down, It makes programs NOT RESPOND, it opens stuff without me clicking on it. I hate it.  See also: Link Jessey
Can't be deleted directly, but can be renamed out of the way then deleted at next boot Eugene
Attempts to connect on port 445 . Creates heavy trafic
Some anti virus experts call this a "known threat
causes high ping for online gaming
looks like the default rxBot .exe l33tn3ss
WORM.RBOT.OA has infected the file in my system ...what do I do ? Suvadip Paul
uses up a lot of ram to constantly run, hides in the background, hinders lan conections, cannot be detected by Norton Chase
laggs net, especially dial up willz
Can overload routers causing loss in productivity PC_TECH
Made my system Blue Screen (windows XP) numerous times. Corrupted my USBport.sys drivers and irritated me persisitently. Couldn't find the exe on hard drive - just the .pf prefetch file Apexprim8
I know how to get rid of the wuamgrd.exe file really without doing alot Jorgen Sim
it affects pc,s performance considerably, makes changes in ur pc with u knowing it , cannot detect avinash
slows down connection from the pc to the server. Also shuts down programs. Stops print slooper. Ashika
Causes internet explorer to hang. If you are lazy to delete the file, you can always end the process. This will stop it from working.
It scans for other pc's to be exploited, hence the loss of performance on your network, Can be used for Ddos Attacks, Is not really a viri merlly just a app made in C++ that runs hidden in the background utilizing your net. Allows user to add ftpd, socks4, httpd and remote connect on victim pc. Can add other bits of software that runs in the background. but Most of the rxbot.exe's out there have been so leaked and tampered with they dont work. Yeah You dont need this. ANNOY
My computer was slowing down, and then I couldn't read email, so I searched for all files in Task Manager in Google. Apparently, this was causing the problems.  See also: Link Amarantz
i kill the process from task manager , and i delete the exe from system32 , and everything is fine , a big exe 1,316,864 bytes , good to nothing
Process was detected by McAfee following immediate unzipping of a .ZIP torrent file. waumgrd.exe requested permission to communicate through firewall. Never have had such occur before. Denied access. Found new process executing. Nizzlebop
It slows my computer down so much and it keeps shutting down unexpectingly. joh

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