The following instructions have been created to help you to get rid of "Zango.WindUpdates" manually.
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Threat Details:

  • pups

WindUpdates was known for delivering malware through exploits while using a name which sounds similar to windows updates. Website now belongs to Zango though this is not directly visible. Software referencing windupdates also refers to another domain belonging to 180Solutions/Zango.
Supposed Functionality:
supposed to deliver access to media
Removal Instructions:


Important: There are more files that cannot be safely described in simple words. Please use Spybot-S&D to remove them.

Final Words:

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  1. Please read these instructions before requesting assistance,
  2. Then start your own thread in the Malware Removal Forum where a volunteer analyst will advise you as soon as available.