How to Remove “CheckForUpdate.dll”

What is CheckForUpdate.dll?

The file named CheckForUpdate.dll is developed by Eterlogic.com. The program is available in two different variants, as a DLL file and as an executable .exe file. Both the files are equally susceptible to an attack from a random malware or Trojan. They are often targeted. According to past scans, the file is safe to work with as it has not been hijacked in the past.

CheckForUpdate.dll is located in C:\Program Files\eterlogic.com\virtual serial ports emulator\checkforupdate.exe. The total size of the file is 62 kilobytes. The latest version of the program available is 0.937.4.747. The DLL file is a non-system process which can be disabled anytime without affecting the performance of the system.

Affected Platform: Windows XP,Vista.

How to detect whether your system is affected by CheckForUpdate.dll ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, 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 CheckForUpdate.dll file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\matlab701\bin\win32\ folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from CheckForUpdate.dll malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the CheckForUpdate.dll malware from your system.

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

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First Seen: 13 February 2009 at 2:45 am
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