The jucheck.exe error is a Trojan that is quite adept at hiding inside the computer system. There is need to isolate it as quickly as possible, before it wreaks major damage on files, software and, ultimately, the computer hardware.
Here’s how to remove the jucheck.exe from your computer:
If you have any java consoles or anything closely linked to java on your computer, you will need to uninstall all of them now. If you have an internet connection, you may need to put a stop to it at the moment. You are advised to unplug your internet connection and also to put on your computer’s firewall if it isn’t already on.
- Go to your control panel. You can locate your computer’s control panel by clicking on the “Start” button, and selecting “Control Panel”.
- In the control panel, there is a space labeled “folder options’ click on this space. When it is opened, you will find a tab at the top part of the box. The tab will say “view”. Click on it and select the option of Showing the Hidden Files and Folders. The check box that says “hide protected files and folders’ should be unchecked.
- When you have done the above, then you you should exit and go straight to the My Computer tab. This can be located through the start button again, or directly from your desktop. Open the My Computer window and go for your C: drive. Scroll through the displayed files until you come across file marked “System 32”. Open this file. When you are inside the system 32 folder, locate the folder with the name dll cache. You should open this file. Ordinarily, you are likely to find this folder lighter in color (faded) in comparison with the other surrounding folders.
- Open up your dll cache folder and begin a slow scroll through the files in this folder until you find a file named jucheck.exe. the next thing to do is to delete it. If you are encountering problems in deleting the file, then you might have to shut off your automatic updates, this step easily achieved by accessing your automatic updates through your control panel. After opening your control panel, you should open your task manager also and end all pocesses for programs with names like jucheck.exe and wuaccult, as well as other programs with unfamiliar names such as the two mentioned. After you have ended the jucheck.exe process, you have only a couple of seconds before the process will automatically restart itself, so you have to be fast in deleting this file.
- When you have surely and certainly deleted the jucheck.exe file, you should the commence the reinstalling of your java and set the settings to the way they were before your uninstall. A lot of people are of the notion that the jucheck.exe application is the automatic update for java. This is not true. Jucheck.exe is actually a trojan virus. It is very conningly disguised and would worm its way into your computer undetected and unnoticed. It will continue to eat up your computer quickly or slowly, depending on certain other factors, and by the time you discover that it is there, it might have become already too late to do anything about it.
The jucheck.exe process acts as a java update so that it can pass undetected through your firewall and when it has lodged itself deep in your system, it will begin to copy and transfer secondary files on to your computer until there is no longer any memory on your system. Furthermore, the jucheck.exe Trojan also has the malicious ability to send your personal info to the internet.