I have seen alot of very helpful advice in these posts however, not any that fit the restarting problem. Just the winiogon.exe file. Its very persistant it isnt picked up with adaware or antivirus software. This file comes with windows and should NOT be deleted.
Barbie This process belongs to the Operating System. Jbmorris289 1,759 views 0:57 New winlogon.exe virus - Duration: 14:04. We recommend SecurityTaskManager for verifying your computer's security. nutella I was dumb and downloaded a suspicious file knowingly, clicked on the icon after unzipping and code popped up and disappeared.
ekei this file is located in the C:\windows\system32\ folder in winxp pro..... In other cases, winlogon.exe is a virus, spyware, trojan or worm! Must be in system32 folder! PS WINLOGON is the windows compenent, winlogin.exe is not.
Wolfy me system haves 100% CPU @ winlogon.exe Robin Mine is for sure, at very least, infected with some kind of threat. TechWizard86 I would like to add that in addition to the logon process and validation key checking, The Winlogon.exe process also holds some functions of win32k.sys (which is the kernel or The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Keegan the file is winiogon.exe...it trys to get into the task manager but somethins blockin it...i dont know if this is a problem for my computer or not Jordan If it
Any others need to be deleted. clever_yong I'm not sure, But I think this program caused my computer to restart on its own... Multiple network provider support Multiple networks installed on a Windows system can be included in the authentication process and in password-updating operations. If winlogon.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 57% dangerous.
A modified winlogon.exe file will not lock you out and won't even remind you that you need to activate Windows. It is perfectly normal and safe, AS LONG ASIT'S IN THE SYSTEM32 FOLDER! Now, that file that is from Microsoft that you linked on here, does that search also for activation loaders such as 7loader? Simon It's windows login system, and should never be terminated so your computer remains stable.
Did it for me. Anonymous Helper It is sometimes fake and can be a virus Dr S.J Keeley phD F.R.S its windows xp process that must be enabled, or u might get screen of death Once the computer is infected, the worm scans the hard drive for e-mail addresses and e-mails itself to all collected address using its own SMTP program. I checked my filesystem and there are 4 locations where it was found: 1.
Its impossible to delete or even change attributes due to Windows believing that its a system file. Buzzy Can be dangerous and can cause application error cx0005's. I then deleted it and used regedit to find any refrences to it in the registry. it is a 1 if it is acting normally.
but there are a Trojan mimmic file out the that can be dangerous... Make sure that is the one with the suspicious name that you delete. Hello Sarah,As everyone is saying, that it is a safe process -- yes it is. mitch This process controls Windows NT logon/logoff procedures.
See also: Link Phil Adams It's safe, Important and if You kill the process, your OS may suffer severe fractures. Added by the AUTOTROJ-C TROJAN! "WinAuth" definitely not required. We strongly recommend that you run a FREE registry scan to identify winlogon.exe related errors.Other instances of WINLOGON.EXE:1) winlogon.exe is a process which is registered as a trojan.
If winlogon.exe is located in the C:\Windows folder, the security rating is 81% dangerous.
This acts just like any other type of backdoor trojan file. The many 'winlogon' variants can be anything from mostly harmless to the biggest bastard virus you will find (netsky related). important file! How to fix winlogon.exe related problems? 1.
Watch QueueQueueWatch QueueQueue Remove allDisconnect The next video is startingstop Loading... ComputerTech251 1,055,547 views 18:48 Update Windows Offline with WSUS Offline Updater - Duration: 13:02. It hogs the index.dat file in windows and creates \??\C:\Windows\system32\winlogon.exe in Shared Access. I don't know if it's a virus or trojen, but she's back on the net.
winlogon under c:\windows\system32 . 2: WINLOGON.exe under c:\ADI\NT4SP3\i386 3:winlogon.exe under c:\windows\ServicePackFiles\i386 and 4: winlogon.exe under c:\windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download\453a5dd959bf8c3148eb54e4e1aff1d8\sp1qfe J It is the Windows' logon program. it was hogging resorces so i deleted it with kill box now the computer won't reboot tryed replacing it with another copy but still won't boot Job windows logon.exe always encouter By process of elimination, eventually you'll find the real problem. This is all I know about this process.
How to fix winlogon.exe related problems? 1. ive got no idea how to get rid of it! Jessie I get a fatal error if I try to quarantine this file. It manages the login and logout of your computer.
WINLOGON.EXE all uppercase running in Task manager. 4 Copies of it in a search. xBoom it keeps causing the computer to crash and causes a 'fatal error' were the screen turns blue ans dhuts it self off, reboots and completes the process again. Tech Free Zone 3,232 views 4:12 Programa para Eliminar Virus Winlogon.exe y Svchost.exe sin antivirus - Elohim Soft - Duration: 7:44. If winlogon.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 54% dangerous.
Tim In Windows XP it checks to make sure that you have activated your Windows Operating System. nate This process manages security-related interactions, such as logon and logoff requests, locking or unlocking the machine, changing the password, and the remote registry service. Since you cannot run in any mode of Windows without winlogon.exe running it prevents the dll file from being removed. Dave This got into my computer with some malware called Spy Falcon 2.0.
because if that virus locates your original winlogon.exe it will delete it and that infected winlogon.exe will be the main winlogon and when you start your computer that infected process will I hope this site helps other in need.