How to Remove “HPRBUPDATE.EXE”

What is HPRBUPDATE.EXE?

HPRBUPDATE.EXE is a legitimate file. This process is known as Hewlett-Packard Product. It belongs to software hp digital imaging and was developed by Hewlett-Packard Co.  It is commonly stored in C:\Program files.  The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as HPRBUPDATE.EXE to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with HPRBUPDATE.EXE malware?       

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with HPRBUPDATE.EXE  malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If theHPRBUPDATE.EXE file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton

When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the HPRBUPDATE.EXE and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Program files then the system is not affected by HPRBUPDATE.EXE, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by HPRBUPDATE.EXE malware.

How to remove HPRBUPDATE.EXE malware from system using Comodo Free Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing HPRBUPDATE.EXE file on your computer with a different version procured from the Internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

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

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 22 November 2008 at 9:04 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Hewlett-Packard Co. Executable 43915552157fa61c
01bee6ffe2c26731
c6680dcd
a0e4ccfce28f1d57
220f1bbc2811360e
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 111.000.00
6.000
111.000.00
6.000
Brazil N/A
2 Hewlett-Packard Co. Executable 098e385270025889
ee52f6f690e426da
8530aa6f
41e9e4b30282a519
798aa1bf48fcd6e5
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 100.000.02
6.000
100.000.02
6.000
Thailand N/A
3 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. Executable f4b467d88cb5141a
6aaa38c36b89daf7
f988a2f8
0817f47e421c4b6f
2ef31822e0e5fd41
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 70.0.170.0
00
070.000.17
0.000
Egypt N/A
4 N/A Executable 0ca3da6216b85d5f
4428c7a7b73d779d
3087ef4e
1a36df891a55bab6
60057083a6e0fde4
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 4:52 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. Executable db9204b99a2ab64c
8c6f10bcf7801301
12f6e395
5bc85593976f47f5
cca0437d4de21355
Yes 70.0.170.0
00
070.000.17
0.000
Turkey
2 Hewlett-Packard Co. Executable 5a5db8c9535d7ee9
6f129e0d1e0ccc23
665f7e05
d3aed430d88b5a05
305fd0033857352f
No 90.0.55.00
0
090.000.05
5.000
Thailand
3 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. Executable f2e0d424b3f26d0d
abbd5309b9bb3642
12815e0d
14826c54517285da
9a4b48793232420d
Yes 70.0.170.0
00
070.000.17
0.000
Brazil
4 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. Executable c1099431beeecf93
2963de71e8893b9a
f3836983
2bcbc72366b98ec6
67ad487bf9186b01
Yes 61.0.163.0
00
061.000.16
3.000
United States
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