%SYSTEMDRIVE%\GOOGLE\WINDOWSUPDATE.LNK - Dangerous

%SYSTEMDRIVE%\GOOGLE\WINDOWSUPDATE.LNK

Manual removal instructions:

The file WINDOWSUPDATE.LNK is malware related. You must delete the file WINDOWSUPDATE.LNK immediately!

Use this guide to remove WINDOWSUPDATE.LNK manually:

STEP 1: Uninstall WINDOWSUPDATE.LNK using Windows uninstallation applet (use Add/Remove Programs or Uninstall Program or Apps & features).

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STEP 2: Open Task Manager and close all processes, related to WINDOWSUPDATE.LNK in their description. Discover the directories where such processes start. Search for random or strange file names.

Remove WINDOWSUPDATE.LNK virus from running processes Remove WINDOWSUPDATE.LNK virus from running processes.

STEP 3: Inspect the Windows services. Press Win+R, type in: services.msc and press OK.

Remove WINDOWSUPDATE.LNK virus from Windows services Remove WINDOWSUPDATE.LNK virus from Windows services.

Disable the services with random names or contains WINDOWSUPDATE.LNK in it's name or description.

STEP 4: After that press Win+R, type in: taskschd.msc and press OK to open Windows Task Scheduler.


Remove WINDOWSUPDATE.LNK from scheduled task list.

Delete any task related to WINDOWSUPDATE.LNK. Disable unknown tasks with random names.

STEP 5: Clear the Windows registry from WINDOWSUPDATE.LNK virus.

Press Win+R, type in: regedit.exe and press OK.

Remove WINDOWSUPDATE.LNK virus from Windows registry Remove WINDOWSUPDATE.LNK virus from Windows registry.

Find and delete all keys/values contains WINDOWSUPDATE.LNK.

STEP 6: Check your shortcuts on your desktop and in the Start menu for WINDOWSUPDATE.LNK presence.

Fix infected shortcuts.

STEP 7: Remove a virus from Google Chrome.


STEP 8: Remove a virus from Internet Explorer.


STEP 9: Remove a virus from Mozilla Firefox.


STEP 10: And at the end, clear your basket, temporal files, browser's cache.


WINDOWSUPDATE.LNK is related to: WINDOWSUPDATE.LNK.

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