WinTaske.exe stands for a malicious process, i.e. the program which performs certain malicious functions within your computer. It is quite likely that there are plenty of other hazardous utilities currently enabled within your PC. Altogether, they may cause essential damage to occur with your computer if you fail to act accordingly and do not delete them all on time.
WinTaske.exe virus is related to certain nasty browser hijacker which some way or another made itself the part of your computer. There are many free programs today which may be by default bundled with other third-party programs users do not need. And when users fail to be careful they may install some browser hijackers without their real intention for such amendments of their browsers. So, this is exactly the way WinTaske.exe virus may become the part of your system.
The goal of WinTaske.exe is to prevent you from deleting those nasty browser hijackers completely from your PC. You could change the home page of your browser to google.com or some other decent start page of your selection. However, this will not bring any positive outcome, the hijacker will still remain when you start your browser next time. Such things happen because of WinTaske.exe virus and other malware remaining within your PC.
We strongly insist on your immediate action to remove WinTaske.exe virus from your PC. The best way to do it is to scan the PC with a proven anti-malware tool developed by GridinSoft LLC. It is called GridinSoft Anti-Malware. You will need to perform a thorough scanning of your computer with it, to delete all the infections it finds and to reset your browsers with its help (for free). If you need any extra help, do not hesitate to contact us at any time.
WinTaske.exe virus automatic removal tool:
WinTaske.exe removal steps:
- Download GridinSoft AntiMalware and scan your PC with it.
- Click on “Apply” to remove all threats found after the scan is completed:
- Shut down all your available browsers.
- In GridinSoft AntiMalware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
- Follow the instructions, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft AntiMalware:
How to prevent your PC from being contaminated with WinTaske.exe virus again in the future.
GridinSoft AntiMalware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft AntiMalware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):