Category Archives: Winlogon\UserInit

What is desktoplayer.exe, How to remove desktoplayer.exe

desktoplayer.exe is a harmful program.

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Name: desktoplayer
Filename: desktoplayer.exe
Registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows nt\currentversion\winlogon | Userinit

Command: c:\program files\microsoft\desktoplayer.exe
Startup Type: HKLM->Winlogon->Userinit
HijackThis Category: F2
HijackThis Line:

F2 – REG:system.ini: UserInit=c:\windows\system32\userinit.exe,,c:\program files\microsoft\desktoplayer.exe

DDS Line:

mWinlogon: Userinit=c:\windows\system32\userinit.exe,,c:\program files\microsoft\desktoplayer.exe

Combofix:

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows nt\currentversion\winlogon]
“Userinit”=”c:\windows\system32\userinit.exe,,c:\program files\microsoft\desktoplayer.exe”

Description: component of Win32.ramnit trojan

How to remove: use HijackThis + Kaspersky virus removal tool

What is Antispyware.exe, How to remove Antispyware.exe

Antispyware.exe is a harmful program.

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Name: Antispyware.exe
Filename: Antispyware.exe
Registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon | Userinit

Command: C:\Program Files\Def Group\PC Defender\Antispyware.exe
Startup Type: Winlogon\UserInit
HijackThis Category: F2
HijackThis Line:

F2 – REG:system.ini: UserInit=C:\WINDOWS\system32\userinit.exe,”C:\Program Files\Def Group\PC Defender\Antispyware.exe”

Description: core component of PC Defender. PC Defender is a rogue antispyware program.

How to remove: use these PC Defender removal instructions.

What is sdra64.exe, How to remove sdra64.exe

sdra64.exe is a harmful program.

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Name: sdra64
Filename: sdra64.exe
Registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon | Userinit

Command: C:\WINDOWS\system32\sdra64.exe
Startup Type: Winlogon\UserInit
HijackThis Category: F2
HijackThis Line:

F2 – REG:system.ini: UserInit=C:\WINDOWS\system32\userinit.exe,C:\WINDOWS\system32\sdra64.exe,

Description: core component of trojan ZBot also known as Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot.gen [Kaspersky Lab], PWS:Win32/Zbot.gen!R [Microsoft], Mal/Zbot-O [Sophos], Infostealer.Banker.C [Symantec]

How to remove: use HijackThis + Malwarebytes` Anti-malware

What is winlogon32.exe, How to remove winlogon32.exe

winlogon32.exe is a harmful program.

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Name: winlogon32
Filename: winlogon32.exe
Registry key|value:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon | Userinit = “C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon32.exe”

Command: C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon32.exe
Startup Type: WinLogon->UserInit
HijackThis Category: F2
HijackThis Line:

F2 – REG:system.ini: UserInit=C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon32.exe

Description: component of trojan FakeAlert

How to remove: use these winlogon32.exe removal instructions.