How to Remove “UPLAUNCHER.EXE”

What is UpLauncher.exe?

UpLauncher.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Updater Ankama . It belongs to Transition  and was developed by Ankama Studio. It is commonly stored in C:\program files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as UpLauncher.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with UpLauncher.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • UpLauncher.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the UpLauncher.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\program files, then it is likely that the system is affected with UpLauncher.exe malware.

How to remove UpLauncher.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing UpLauncher.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: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, 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 UpLauncher.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 01 July 2010 at 12:57 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable f677fe941fc53817
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d419688f
ac7b736c11d73e11
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Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable 62ab417afead3232
0d022c1c8f76c719
04027890
fcace2934b334b38
e8dd843a9c57b459
TrojWare.Win
32.Bublik.XT
W
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable cae3310955c923a8
403e74af14536775
44d5b8da
fc5b43d24ab65eaf
5ae80a2c11bab40f
Worm.Win32.M
abezat.b2
No N/A N/A Morocco N/A
4 N/A Executable ff48fa1bb1aa15dd
a6e839afd6c9a2a4
a78f030f
55ad67bde1d36852
41977f00fdc78333
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Europe N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 September 2008 at 10:58 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 2da3b82cd0f9288f
a9cf01ae7b107076
cbcda0f3
c07ac7f0ea49c893
cb8a7bc72a9a2550
No N/A N/A France
2 N/A Executable d307257a8edab13d
12fe53ad11c1e624
8fcb311d
82c3e61d2ae78635
20ca13f386935d99
Yes N/A N/A United States
3 N/A Executable c10ce2526228d6ea
a398f9e1beee1c03
2e1f19ca
8f1f8feea87e6c3d
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No N/A N/A Colombia
4 N/A Executable b0889f53e22d4f04
da1798f2c841ea44
377b3e40
a125c844343f7301
3d5db2186ca99a1a
No N/A N/A Japan
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