How to remove the mwmyzjmzngu1mdy virus

Most antivirus programs identify mwmyzjmzngu1mdy.exe as malware—such as Sophos identifies it as Universal Updater (PUA), and McAfee identifies it as Artemis!38B53DDD3F00.

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Mwmyzjmzngu1mdy.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with mwmyzjmzngu1mdy
Mwmyzjmzngu1mdy.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Universal Updater belongs to software Universal Updater by unknown.

Description: Mwmyzjmzngu1mdy.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file mwmyzjmzngu1mdy.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files (x86)" (generally C:\Program Files (x86)\Umtayyznhndq1ntz\). Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 699,392 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 710,656 bytes. 
The application has no file description. The program is not visible. The mwmyzjmzngu1mdy.exe file is not a Windows core file. Mwmyzjmzngu1mdy.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 46% dangerous.

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Important: You should check the mwmyzjmzngu1mdy.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 mwmyzjmzngu1mdy issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active mwmyzjmzngu1mdy process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the mwmyzjmzngu1mdy.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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