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wapitr.exe

What is wapitr.exe?

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Updated 8-Jul-2004: According to the folks out at Kephyr.com, wapitr.exe is part of PurityScan.wtss Adware. While I haven’t tried theirs, they also have a spyware scanner that should clean it.

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Posted: June 14, 2004 in: ask-leo.com
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10 comments on “wapitr.exe”

  1. I have Norton 2003. When I do a complete scan, it identifies these, but will not fix or delete them. How can I get rid of these:

    alchem.exe
    cdt bbi8016.exe
    polall1t.exe
    preInsTT.exe
    twaintec.dll
    wapitr.exe

    Please help! Thank You.

    David

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  2. I’m running Norton Anti-Virus 2004, and I update every week. Last night NAV ran and gave me a message that the following files weren’t deleted but that I should do something with them (exclude them or ??):
    (in addition to the files David Moore listed in his June 23, 2004 message):
    apuc.dll
    mrkpafqx.exe
    MxTarget.dll
    polmx3.exe
    systb.dll
    systb.exe
    wupdt.exe

    I found all of these in my Windows (XP) directory. What would happen if I renamed these files to something like xx-1, xx-2, etc.?

    Thanks in advance for any help you can provide.

    Hal

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  3. They all look virus related. Renaming them is a good idea in case you need to rename back, but it’s what I would do.

    Reply
  4. LEO,
    WHAT PROGRAM WILL DELETE OR REMOVE “systb.exe
    wupdt.exe”. I HAVE MCAFEE(VIRUS SCAN FINDS IT,BUT CAN’T GET RID OF IT), SPYBOT, HIJACK. ANY PROGRAM BETTER THAN ANY OTHERS.
    SUSAN

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  5. Any files ending with .exe can be deleted by restarting your Windows XP. Before it goes into Windows, press “F8” immediately and then go into Safe Mode. Next choose “Administrator”. Once there, relocate these files ending with .exe and right click on them one by one to delete. Next, restart your computer and you will notice these files are gone.

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