How to Remove “Microsoft.ApplicationBlocks.Updater.Downloaders.dll”

What is Microsoft.ApplicationBlocks.Updater.Downloaders.dll?

The file named Microsoft.ApplicationBlocks.Updater.Downloaders.dll is developed by Microsoft Corp, PC Drivers headquarters. The file has a valid digital verification and signature from its original developer. It is used by the updater application block and downloaders. It is considered to be unsafe because of confirmed malware associations. The threat level of the file is 4.

Microsoft.ApplicationBlocks.Updater.Downloaders.dll is located in C:\Program Files\driver manager\driver manager\microsoft.applicationblocks.updater.downloaders.dll. The total size of the file is 34 kilobytes. The latest version of the program found is 2.1.0.0. The file is language neutral but is used by Windows operating system and shouldn’t be disabled at a random point as it may cause it malfunction.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by Microsoft.ApplicationBlocks.Updater.Downloaders.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 Microsoft.ApplicationBlocks.Updater.Downloaders.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 Microsoft.ApplicationBlocks.Updater.Downloaders.dll malware?

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Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove Microsoft.ApplicationBlocks.Updater.Downloaders.dll malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 July 2008 at 12:55 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 PC Drivers Headquarters Executable 95b4a7a03ed615c7
8f0987dcfa40c804
72c25567
5e44dfd84170e277
389cc67267643034
Yes 2.1.0.0 2.1.0.0 198.20.167.84/32
2 PC Drivers Headquarters Executable 2ff915096e584afb
909fad30d8781570
8f2db922
7ebaa15efb12b744
a7ee51e26333ba7a
Yes 2.1.0.0 2.1.0.0 198.20.167.84/32
3 Microsoft Corp. Executable 088467ffd4a383fb
48e35de15b17042f
0e159a7c
c12f777778406fe5
2513567f4f4ab5b0
No 2.0.0.1 2.0.0.1 Internal Submission
4 Smart Client Contrib Executable 0fe615bf33e40590
6ec25b5d5446a13f
88678075
d6f59a221839dfdf
0d4382fe4efdc854
No 2.0.0.0 2.0.0.0 Internal Submission
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