What is WNet.exe?

WNet.exe is usually located in the 'C:\Program Files (x86)\WNet\' folder.

Some of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal detected WNet.exe.

If you have additional information about the file, please share it with the FreeFixer users by posting a comment at the bottom of this page.

Vendor and version information [?]

WNet.exe does not have any version or vendor information.

Digital signatures [?]

WNet.exe is not signed.

VirusTotal report

35 of the 57 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the WNet.exe file. That's a 61% detection rate.

ScannerDetection Name
Ad-Aware Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.180946
Agnitum PUA.BrAppWare!
AhnLab-V3 Trojan/Win32.Agent
ALYac Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.180946
Antiy-AVL GrayWare[AdWare:not-a-virus]/Win32.Delf
Arcabit Trojan.Adware.Graftor.D2C2D2
Avast Win32:PUP-gen [PUP]
AVG Generic6.AAKX
Avira ADWARE/Adware.Gen
AVware Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.BrAppWare.A
BitDefender Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.180946
CAT-QuickHeal Trojan.Nurjax.A8
Comodo ApplicUnwnt
Cyren W32/Adware.NCLH-5571
Emsisoft Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.180946 (B)
ESET-NOD32 a variant of Win32/Adware.BrAppWare.A
F-Prot W32/Adware.ALLV
F-Secure Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor
Fortinet Riskware/BrAppWare
GData Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.180946
Ikarus PUA.BrAppWare
K7AntiVirus Adware ( 004b8fae1 )
K7GW Adware ( 004b8fae1 )
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.BRApp.A
McAfee RDN/Generic PUP.x!cvj
McAfee-GW-Edition RDN/Generic PUP.x!cvj
MicroWorld-eScan Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.180946
Panda Trj/CI.A
Rising PE:AdWare.Win32.BrAppWare.b!1614980[F1]
Sophos Generic PUA BF (PUA)
Symantec Trojan.Gen.2
TrendMicro TROJ_GEN.R00UC0EDA15
VIPRE Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Zillya Adware.BrAppWare.Win32.15
35 of the 57 anti-virus programs detected the WNet.exe file.

WNet.exe removal instructions

The instructions below shows how to remove WNet.exe with help from the FreeFixer removal tool. Basically, you install FreeFixer, scan your computer, check the WNet.exe file for removal, restart your computer and scan it again to verify that WNet.exe has been successfully removed. Here are the removal instructions in more detail:

  1. Download and install FreeFixer: http://www.freefixer.com/download.html
  2. Start FreeFixer and press the Start Scan button. The scan will finish in approximately five minutes.
    Screenshot of Start Scan button
  3. When the scan is finished, locate WNet.exe in the scan result and tick the checkbox next to the WNet.exe file. Do not check any other file for removal unless you are 100% sure you want to delete it. Tip: Press CTRL-F to open up FreeFixer's search dialog to quickly locate WNet.exe in the scan result.
    Red arrow point on the unwanted file
    C:\Program Files (x86)\WNet\WNet.exe
  4. Scroll down to the bottom of the scan result and press the Fix button. FreeFixer will now delete the WNet.exe file.
    Screenshot of Fix button
  5. Restart your computer.
  6. Start FreeFixer and scan your computer again. If WNet.exe still remains in the scan result, proceed with the next step. If WNet.exe is gone from the scan result you're done.
  7. If WNet.exe still remains in the scan result, check its checkbox again in the scan result and click Fix.
  8. Restart your computer.
  9. Start FreeFixer and scan your computer again. Verify that WNet.exe no longer appear in the scan result.
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Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to wnet.exe:

wnet.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

wnet.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

wnet.exe has stopped working.

End Program - wnet.exe. This program is not responding.

wnet.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

wnet.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

What will you do with WNet.exe?

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What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with WNet.exe. 0% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 1 user.

Keep100 %
Remove0 %


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