How to remove TASKSCHE.EXE process

Computer infected by Wana Crypt

Lately the whole Web was shaken by the WanaCry (WannaCrypt, WanaCrypt0r) ransomware. There are no way to recover your files from it by now, but you can protect your system from this infection. If your Windows wasn’t updated to the latest version and you got this virus – it needs time to encrypt all your files. This process is very complicated and demands a lot of CPU power. It can take from 5-10 minutes to few hours, so you have time to recognize and stop it. Here’s where this article will help you. TASKSCHE.EXE is the name of the process that can be seen in Task Manager when WanaCry virus operates in the system. If you saw this process – you should immediately switch down the PC and boot it in the safe mode. After that – follow the instruction, given in our article about WannaCrypt virus.

Step 1. Download security update MS17-010 for Windows

You can follow nex link: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/ms17-010.aspx

Step 2. Fix vulnerability of the system

Start -> Cmd ->Right click o cmd.exe -> Choose Start as Administrator

Write next command and press Enter Netsh advfirewall firewall add rule dir=in action=block protocol=tcp localport=445 name="Block_TCP-445"

Step 3. Boot system in the Safe mode

Safe mode

Start -> Msconfig.exe

Safe mode. Step 1

On the tab Boot select Safe boot

Safe mode. Step 2

Step 4. Scan the system with antiviral scanner

Step 5. Disable Safe mode

Start -> Msconfig.exe ->Disable Safe boot in the Boot tab

Deactivate Safe mode

Step 6. Update Windows

Launch security patch MS17-010 that you downloaded earlier.

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