winupdate.exe is a trojan

This is a harmful program.

remove It is a component of malware or spyware, you should immediately remove it using an antivirus and antispyware program.
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Name: winupdate
Filename: winupdate.exe
Registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\winupdate.exe

Command: C:\WINDOWS\system32\winupdate.exe
Startup Type: startupreg
Combofix/RSIT Line:

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\winupdate.exe]
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winupdate.exe [2009-08-07 46080]
2009-09-04 12:23:26 —-A—- C:\WINDOWS\system32\winupdate.exe

Description: Backdoor.Trojan also known as W32.Spybot.Worm, Backdoor.Win32.Rbot.

How to remove: use Kaspersky virus removal tool.

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