Winvestigator. How to remove?
(Uninstall guide)

Winvestigator | Type: Keyloggers
Severity scale:  
Winvestigator is a commercial key logging tool that tracks user activity, records keystrokes, regularly takes screenshots and logs web sites visited. Gathered data can be sent to a configurable e-mail address. Winvestigator must be manually installed. It automatically runs on every Windows startup.

This keylogger violates privacy and security of those who has it on board; however, it can be used for legitimate reasons such as tracking children online habits. Unfortunately, it can also be employed by malicious attackers to steal bank accounts details, logins and passwords, personal data and other sensitive information. Related files: winvestigator.exe, wv.exe

Winvestigator properties:
• Takes and sends out screenshots of user activity
• Sends out logs by FTP or email
• Logs keystrokes
• Hides from the user
• Stays resident in background

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Winvestigator manual removal

Kill processes:
loaddll.exe, winvestigator.exe, wv.exe

Delete registry values:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\wv.exe
Unregister DLLs:

Delete files:
loaddll.exe, winvestigator.exe, wv.exe, loaddll.dll, spoder.dll, sysninit.dll, syswvh.dll, syswvmail.dll, syswvnt.dll, syswvwin.dll, wvres.dll, wvh.dll
Delete directories:
C:\Program Files\wv
Exact file location:
wv.exe, wvh.dll, wvres.dll - C:\Program Files\wv
loaddll.exe, loaddll.dll, spooder.dll, sysninit.dll, syswvh.dll, syswvmail.dll, syswvnt.dll, syswvwin.dll - C:\Windows or C:\Winnt

Information added: 03/19/04 10:00; information updated: 05/29/15 10:35

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Comments on Winvestigator

I found none of the above files. Still Winvestigator is back after reboot.
not found any of the above but still have winvestigator on my system
Good Boy
Used to be Keyboard Monitor 3.0

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