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: 18 April 2009 at 7:52 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Yandex LLC Executable 4a4a3a80f87a3ca5
32edb35cf4bca908
4c9e1482
c6f8b2f257c6cc94
c315c4f51b5a8da6
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 1.0.3.1583 1.0.3.1583 Ukraine N/A
2 ООО "Яндекс" Executable d25247f0b07fe77f
a020c248f59b7fec
640ab4f5
2295e3c275df824c
4ad123fdcbee7a32
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 0.9.4.933 0.9.4.933 Russian Federation N/A
3 ООО "Яндекс" Executable c50213c6814348fa
82cfa57c33b3eb51
e7c3b09b
b24fb18718b62412
707a56bb5a3e496a
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 0.9.7.1533 0.9.7.1533 Georgia N/A
4 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
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 December 2008 at 2:49 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 Russian Federation
2 ООО "Яндекс" Executable a9c9051b5e0dae84
37ee22710f6cd6b1
b4ce7899
ed5f4874f14e639f
56cef69115792de1
Yes 0.9.4.928 0.9.4.928 Russian Federation
3 ООО "Яндекс" Executable b6bd253d61e33abe
fe6c92c9fdef2b3d
b38f0840
3b27bc598fac5546
18883bfb53a226ac
Yes 0.9.4.933 0.9.4.933 Russian Federation
4 ООО "Яндекс" Executable 84b0898245b35f38
666f1ff32b758a24
d0dea5d8
de155387bb8de2d9
e76360bc728ae0f8
No 0.9.4.933 0.9.4.933 Russian Federation
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