What is it and if I do not need it how to I get rid of it.

Question

I noticed recently when I open windows Task Manager I have a program running in the background titled "pup." The properties tell me that this is a winpup32.exe program. What is it and if I do not need it how to I get rid of it. I have noticed slower system performace about the time I discovered the program was running on my PC. Thanks.

Answer

This question was answered on June 17, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Winpup.32.exe is a virus Get your selfe a copy of Norton Antivirus 2003 That should take care of it.

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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on June 17, 2003