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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File
Version
Product
Version
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 3:21 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0aec2ed5b25ed78d
6fb2dd4c4dd4e34a
7702a430
1d326842006c4be7
7ecd848cf89f01ab
Yes 7.4.7600.2
26
(winmain_w
tr_wsus3sp
2(wmbla).0
90806-1834
)
7.4.7600.2
26
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0aec2ed5b25ed78d
6fb2dd4c4dd4e34a
7702a430
1d326842006c4be7
7ecd848cf89f01ab
Yes 7.4.7600.2
26
(winmain_w
tr_wsus3sp
2(wmbla).0
90806-1834
)
7.4.7600.2
26
10.224.1.117/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable c5e3f74dff858e8c
9146b6c87ab0f8e1
09e4b80b
3d87f106af29401a
6f370bca11578a22
No 10.0.16232
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.16232
.1000
Germany
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 33c510510adbaf8e
2115cd4d0a302284
a40e6fbc
7a7a6853855986ad
ffc484dfb54fd9ad
No 5.4.3790.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0852)
5.4.3790.5
512
United States
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