wapitr.exe by Leo A. Notenboom Wapitr.exe is a part of PurityScan.wtss Adware. What is wapitr.exe? [/al_question] 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. Subscribe to Confident Computing! Tech problem solving & safety tips & a weekly confidence boost in your inbox every week. I'll see you there! Slow Computer? Speed up with my special report: 10 Reasons Your Computer is Slow, now updated for Windows 10. NOW: name your own price! You decide how much to pay -- and yes, that means you can get this report completely free if you so choose. Get your copy now! Related Posts How Do I Fix Windows Update? - Windows Update can get confused or stuck. I'll review ways to fix Windows Update, including what I refer to as the "nuclear option". I have multiple winlogon.exe files on my machine, and one's taking up a lot of memory – what do I do? - It's quite possible to have more than one winlogon.exe, but knowing which are good and which are suspect isn't always clear. What’s the Difference Between a DLL and an EXE, and Why Is It Important? - DLLs and EXE files are very much related, but they are two different things. I'll cover the differences and explain why knowing the difference matters. What is svchost, and why is there more than one copy running? - Svchost.exe, or just "svchost" is a Windows component. It's quite normal to have more than one copy running. Unfortunately, it's also the target of malware and often shows up in malware-related problems.