How to Remove “WUPS.DLL”

What is WUPS.DLL?

The file named WUPS.DLL is developed by Microsoft Corporation. The file has a valid digital signature. It is found to be safe to work with because of the signing authority provided by Microsoft. The program is used by Windows update client proxy sub. The DLL receives security updates. The threat level is 0.

WUPS.DLL is located in C:\Windows\System32\wups.dll. The total size of the DLL file is 36 kilobytes. The version of the DLL found in the records is 7.6.7601.19116. It is confirmed to be a non-system process. Such processes have no direct control on the Widows operation system. If found to be a threat, it can be removed without consequences.

Affected Platforms: Windows 7

How to determine if your computer is infected with WUPS.DLL malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with WUPS.DLL malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • WUPS.DLL occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible WUPS.DLL malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows\System32\wups.dll, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove WUPS.DLL malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove WUPS.DLL malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

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First Seen: 15 August 2008 at 12:11 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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Version
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1 N/A Non-executable 676446ac86a9a030
7ab0d1eec6983dcf
ff89f245
8be0b7aead6fc0b7
954449dfc83fc23a
No N/A N/A United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7d627ab521a210d4
72966ef658d47dd8
5100247b
bb95cd8a07d3c6af
9568d03ff3ae7d63
No 7.6.7601.2
4564
(win7sp1_l
dr_escrow.
201218-051
9)
7.6.7601.2
4564
102.65.55.4/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable ccdb36338c6e3f5c
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198f97ca
c1fd3adedd36b125
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No 10.0.16299
.2107
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.16299
.2107
103.112.149.34/32
4 N/A Executable acebe69b7e69c097
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8b572dcb
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5dafbe137e43938c
No N/A N/A United States
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