How to remove the mwiynzm4ndy1yjz virus

Most antivirus programs identify mwiynzm4ndy1yjz.exe as malware—e.g. BitDefender identifies it as Application.Generic.1122778 or Application.Generic.1172482, and McAfee identifies it as Artemis!C49E03086EE0 or Artemis!282EA7B85910.

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Mwiynzm4ndy1yjz.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with mwiynzm4ndy1yjz
Mwiynzm4ndy1yjz.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as mwiynzm4ndy1yjz.exe appears to belong to software Salus by unknown.

Description: Mwiynzm4ndy1yjz.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Mwiynzm4ndy1yjz.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files (x86)"—for instance C:\Program Files (x86)\Smwyyntm1ndi1zdz\. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 2,390,528 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 2,391,040 bytes. 
There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). The mwiynzm4ndy1yjz.exe file is not a Windows system file. Mwiynzm4ndy1yjz.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 73% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If any problems with mwiynzm4ndy1yjz.exe occur, you can uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Uninstall a Program > Salus).

Recommended: Identify mwiynzm4ndy1yjz.exe related errors

Important: You should check the mwiynzm4ndy1yjz.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


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Best practices for resolving mwiynzm4ndy1yjz issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active mwiynzm4ndy1yjz process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the mwiynzm4ndy1yjz.exe on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

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