How to Remove “YUPDATE-EXECUTOR.EXE”

What is YUPDATE-EXECUTOR.EXE?

YUPDATE-EXECUTOR.EXE is a legitimate file process developed by Yandex LLC. This process is known as Yandex Updater and it belongs to Yandex Updater. You can locate the file in C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\yandex\updater\yupdate-executor.exe. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after YUPDATE-EXECUTOR.EXE file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with YUPDATE-EXECUTOR.EXE malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with YUPDATE-EXECUTOR.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:

  • Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the YUPDATE-EXECUTOR.EXE file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\yandex\updater\yupdate-executor.exe, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove YUPDATE-EXECUTOR.EXE  malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates 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 YUPDATE-EXECUTOR.EXE malware using CCE, 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 YUPDATE-EXECUTOR.EXE  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 08 January 2011 at 6:27 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Yandex LLC Executable eecca2f7f8dcff32
085b51d35ffc52df
5b167b3f
96a18fdb511ef380
08bba2eabb7cb8c1
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.0.3.1583 1.0.3.1583 Russian Federation N/A
2 Yandex LLC Executable ac32cf7a6e110ded
3be10d7770e0e690
d4550794
ec8b3bf5592a65a0
740e05a39d230680
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 1.0.3.1584 1.0.3.1584 Turkey N/A
3 N/A Executable b6e961407573be9e
96a8d25241653ee9
34ef9a8b
ef6d335fd52097b5
9d966ec7fed2282c
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
4 Yandex LLC Executable b5c8ac655b435cad
491fb6a901d43c51
b5011feb
1dda7c11d1703a3e
119a3e9f93c5ed54
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.nw
No 1.0.3.1583 1.0.3.1583 37.112.94.99/32 N/A
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27

Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 June 2009 at 11:13 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ООО "Яндекс" Executable 892c1cbeff6af7c3
0b3717929c75ebdb
5348d9d8
f2cad6f3437a7828
56aa1111ec16c7e0
Yes 1.0.0.1553 1.0.0.1553 Ukraine
2 Yandex LLC Executable c562873ba5fdf32d
8a3f406c901bce2f
7207f49c
594cb699e78b4adf
1052cfa89489315e
No 1.0.3.1583 1.0.3.1583 Ukraine
3 Yandex LLC Executable c562873ba5fdf32d
8a3f406c901bce2f
7207f49c
594cb699e78b4adf
1052cfa89489315e
No 1.0.3.1583 1.0.3.1583 Russian Federation
4 ООО "Яндекс" Executable 0bf8507459adfd49
b6c87143c4c624b6
2089e0fd
807bd449723a3a86
0732ad888a0859aa
Yes 0.9.5.1017 0.9.5.1017 Russian Federation
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