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What is wfwvkdyl.exe?

I occasionally get questions about strange filenames, and this is a good
example. The name is apparently meaningless, and there’s nothing to be found on
it out on the internet.

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My belief is that this is a manifest ion of a virus (or maybe
spyware). Several viruses are known to generate random names for the files they
leave behind on infected machines.

My advice as always is get a good virus scanner, keep the virus database
up to date, and scan regularly. Same story for spyware.

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1 thought on “wfwvkdyl.exe”

  1. I can’t see any good reason why a legitamate file would have a name like that. On a number of occasions I have been clearing up spyware/virus infested computers and come across files with names similar to that above (just a string of random characters.exe) So far none of the files with such a name has been picked up by any virus checker that I have tried, so I just delete them manually and remove any registry entries that cause them to run on startup.


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