How to Remove “ADOBE_UPDATER.EXE”

What is Adobe_Updater.exe?

Adobe_Updater.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Adobe Updater. It belongs to Adobe Reader, developed by Adobe System. It is located in C:\Program Files by default. Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as Adobe_Updater.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with Adobe_Updater.exe malware?

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Adobe_Updater.exe 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 Adobe_Updater.exe malware attack:

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

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove Adobe_Updater.exe 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 Adobe_Updater.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 28 August 2008 at 7:18 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 999356d0cf218583
a312c526676cc790
4c058ad1
06e6aa8d6245db05
dfb4761ca898f25b
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 6, 2,0,
1474
6.2.0.1474
(BuildVers
ion:
52.371360;
BuildDate:
Thu Jan 08
2009
01:38:33)
Russian Federation N/A
2 N/A Executable 2edce15ce41f2808
f45e049a81ec8edf
6a02c3da
514a000fe28fcffd
492068ba73eb21e2
Win32.Viking
.BN~clean
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Taiwan N/A
3 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable aab1a114419c86dc
8683a08369183c69
1bc56887
b1ab95e566fc8a78
f60cf9853ae6a94e
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
No 6, 2,0,
1474
6.2.0.1474
(BuildVers
ion:
52.371360;
BuildDate:
Thu Jan 08
2009
01:38:33)
Pakistan N/A
4 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 2abc32751e07797e
c13b445095cc8705
df041de0
abd9c2fc5aa7c677
016842b970e94ceb
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6, 0, 0,
1452
6.0.0.1452
(BuildVers
ion:
52.338651;
BuildDate:
Wed Apr 16
2008
19:28:20)
151.239.174.119/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 August 2008 at 10:53 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 1d4865819da75810
967f04ba7f48f301
e52f6a3e
e9edfb4373e48fc5
cc46768c034cf519
No N/A N/A Russian Federation
2 N/A Executable 3ba210cac1f85ae6
a0e9f5cb80e060a8
f3a1aed1
be1713e0bed339f5
2ef79eb406b0566f
No N/A N/A Czech Republic
3 N/A Executable 3fee45e52e422767
b72b95c01ec0252f
cc0029a2
03ea4e6a529405db
5f2d0ae090e96f73
No N/A N/A United States
4 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable b047730ff73cbb63
a540a2a0cd4e632a
d594bbc4
34c4db669b76a662
c5fa7c199e4f7519
Yes 6, 0, 0,
1452
6.0.0.1452
(BuildVers
ion:
52.338651;
BuildDate:
Wed Apr 16
2008
19:28:20)
Internal Submission
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