What does the WRU.exe file do?
The WRU.exe process is also known as Intel® WiDi Receiver Updater and is a part of Intel® WiDi or, as the case may be, www.intel.com. This software is produced by Intel (www.intel.com). An obsolete or defective version of WRU.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Intel WiDi Receiver Updater has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Intel WiDi Receiver Updater has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- WRU.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module WRU.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about WRU.exe Intel WiDi Receiver Updater
WRU.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. WRU.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
The file size is 89,600 bytes.
File properties have not been internally documented by the producer or developer. This file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. This WRU program does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. You may uninstall the related program using Windows Control Panel. For this reason, 40% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves WRU.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about WRU?
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 Intel® WiDi or www.intel.com
To remove Intel WiDi Receiver Updater from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Intel® WiDi or www.intel.com in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if WRU.exe (Intel WiDi Receiver Updater) 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 Intel WiDi Receiver Updater. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Intel WiDi Receiver Updater 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 WRU.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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