When I start up my pc an error message appears on the desktop;

zupdate error creating process

Has anybody else seen such a message within a small window?

I can furnish you with more detail if need be.

This is due to malware / trojan / virus. Please try these options one by one and check after each option

1. You should run Malware Bytes
Malware Bytes - https://www.malwarebytes.com/

2. Scan for Virus / Malware
A: Use Defender / ESET Scan
a. Open Windows Defender > Virus & threat protection menu > Advanced Scan > Full Scan
b. Download ESET / Sysrescue and follow the instructions on the link - https://www.eset.com/us/download/tools-and-util...

Do let me know if you require any further help on this. Will be glad to help you.

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Vijay Verma

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