How to Remove “UNITYWEBPLAYERUPDATE.EXE”

What is UnityWebPlayerUpdate.exe?

UnityWebPlayerUpdate.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Unity Technologies ApS. It is associated with Unity Web Player Updater.  You can locate the file in C:\Program files. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after UnityWebPlayerUpdate.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with UnityWebPlayerUpdate.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with UnityWebPlayerUpdate.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the UnityWebPlayerUpdate.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove UnityWebPlayerUpdate.exe  malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incoporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using UnityWebPlayerUpdate.exe, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove UnityWebPlayerUpdate.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 11 December 2011 at 5:30 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Unity Technologies ApS Executable fdb0915cb7af3242
71b3ac13a91c46f6
8cd496de
71201e8235ac3dd0
702d246d39ca0f74
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 3.4.2.2737
4
3.4.2.2737
4
Turkey N/A
2 Unity Technologies ApS Executable f902c1aa4b0c1192
982d07ae127cfe73
4495a233
3e1e873013942da9
7c5d60696286f72b
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.6.1.3122
3
2.6.1.3122
3
United Kingdom N/A
3 Unity Technologies ApS Executable 0e6550c9660b1ef8
cdd2e290ca06d78a
99cc6c11
6f587a91f3ac9010
9abc03d27db55f5f
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 4.5.4.1665
64
4.5.4.1665
64
Indonesia N/A
4 Unity Technologies ApS Executable 2f1a475aafdf1a11
2bbdba953385c183
e413d595
4da25b2a89f90cf6
cd49bf03864c14d4
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 5.0.3.1274
9944
5.0.3.1274
9944
Romania N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 01 February 2010 at 12:42 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Unity Technologies ApS Executable 5e9797577945b384
c59746fe3b2b862b
b90cb544
b16f06a7d58e3ed6
e2b0341d58401a6d
Yes 5.3.8.8187
39
5.3.8.8187
39
United States
2 OverTheEdge I/S Executable 5d22891a956da504
86d73c876c8aea3e
058c2728
17ca45197a39aa87
a5d8bac76ef9b492
Yes 1.6.1.6909 1.6.1.6909 United States
3 Unity Technologies ApS Executable ead3c6400589d1bf
0c3fe9e489e2c3f7
12cd2975
2d603d6a51e0d4aa
f4fd2c273c097305
Yes 4.3.4.9660
3
4.3.4.9660
3
United States
4 Unity Technologies ApS Executable 303dff0cdf2e80d6
b5eeb9ff31353e18
2b7a1b3f
7de603d426113671
4b14cfdbea598696
No 2.5.5.50 2.5.5.50 United States
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