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How to get rid of the wpk Virus

Sometimes the wpk file may cloak a virus. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.

Other problems with wpk.exe

The file does not include any description of the product itself or any copyright information. The process appears in Windows Task Manager as wpk.exe. An obsolete or defective version of wpk.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about wpk.exe wpk.exe

wpk.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. Wpk.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 3,008,512 bytes (42% of all these files), 2,992,128 bytes, 5,609,984 bytes or, as the case may be, 2,996,736 bytes.
The file does not supply any version information or other description. The file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The application does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The wpk file also can also affect other applications by changing their properties. Such manipulation can cause an application to do things other than what it is intended to do. Wpk.exe is capable of interpret keystrokes. For this reason, 70% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

Attention: If you find wpk.exe on your computer, please scan it with an anti-virus product. If your anti-virus software does not recognize it as being harmful, then please make sure that you have the latest update of the signature file, or check the file online. For this option, you may want to use Security Task Manager. Here, click on the process with the right mouse button and send the file to an online virus scanner.

What do other computer users say about wpk?

The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.

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How to uninstall unknown

To remove wpk.exe from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate unknown in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if wpk.exe (wpk.exe) was uninstalled cleanly

After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of wpk.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for wpk.exe or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.

What to do if a program does not uninstall

The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.

Last but not least

If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or wpk.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.

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