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I try update Android from 2.3 to 4, using tool Sony PC Companion 2.1.
Tool want terminate processes wininit.exe and java.exe.
I can't terminate this processes using Far manager and Task manager.
When I accept termination of processes by Sony PC Companion 2.1, my computer is restrted.
Any ideas?

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Have you tried restarting the computer after Sony's PC Companion was first installed? –  Propeller Jul 13 '12 at 4:52
    
Did you see the source or file location of wininit.exe and java.exe it occurs to me that these files are virus files and you need to run some antivirus scan. The problem is these viruses use a regular windows process name and will be in another directory to cause confusion. Running [MalwareBytes][1] may help. One more thing if you find wininit.exe or java.exe in other than System32 folder you can delete it. [1]: malwarebytes.org –  sameer Mar 15 at 15:29
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You can't terminate wininit. If their installer is trying to do so then it's broken, or trying to install a rootkit by replacing system files in use by wininit. Normally you should have an option to ignore the warning and it will simply need a reboot after the install (though given that it's warning about a system process, I wouldn't trust it as far as I could throw it). Did you get the installer from Sony's official site?

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When I connect phone to PC, Sony PC Companion 2.1 was automaticaly downloaded. Don't know source –  user1143825 Jun 13 '12 at 7:15
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I have couple of things you should know before you update to ICS:

  • phone will be a little slower (UI responsibility). E. g. fliping landscape/portrait to change keyboard layout will be significantly slower.
  • battery will sometimes start to drain twice as fast as before: with only solution to disable Wifi and/or Google's location services. This is unpredictable. Sometimes it works OK but sometimes Android OS will start to eat 40 % or more power without warning.
  • LED diode will stop to indicate new SMS if you miss it.

I like the ICS UI a lot over GB, but be aware of the issues above before updating.

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Did you see the source or file location of wininit.exe and java.exe it occurs to me that these files are virus files and you need to run some antivirus scan. The problem is these viruses use a regular windows process name and will be in another directory to cause confusion. Running MalwareBytes may help.

One more thing if you find wininit.exe or java.exe in other than System32 folder you can delete it.

Source : Youtube Video

The best thing you can do for updation is trying in another virus free pc or removing the virus in your pc

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That is not an answer! –  t0mm13b Mar 15 at 15:15
    
@t0mm13b is this okay? I dont know why it got two negative votes? –  sameer Apr 18 at 11:29
    
You obviously do not understand winit.exe or java.exe and brazenly label them as viruses I really do not know where you got this from as your answer is implying a completely lack of ignorance and knowledge on your part, and spreading FUD. Which is why your answer got downvoted ! –  t0mm13b Apr 18 at 15:15
    
@t0mm13b I know what is wininit.exe and java.exe as I am a windows user. But that is the technique most malware writers do. They use a regular windows process name and place it in another directory to cause confusion. –  sameer Apr 18 at 16:04
    
@t0mm13b youtube.com/watch?v=ggpx9VAivvE this video shows about wininit.exe virus –  sameer Apr 18 at 16:16
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