How to Remove “SaUpdate.dll”

What is SaUpdate.dll?

The file named SaUpdate.dll is developed by Ask.com. It has been signed and verified by the developer. The DLL is secured by the developer with periodical updates. Scan reports confirmed the file is suspicious and could be affected by malware or Trojan. The threat level of the file is at 4 because of its suspicious status. 

SaUpdate.dll is located in C:\Program Files\ask.com\saupdate.dll. The size of the DLL file is found to be 158.4 kilobytes. The version of the DLL is not found in the records. The program is registered in the system’s registry but can be removed without having any negatives consequences on the overall performance of the operating system.

Affected Platform: Windows Vista.

How to check if your computer is infected with SaUpdate.dll malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with SaUpdate.dllmalware:

  • 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 SaUpdate.dllfile and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files\ask.com\saupdate.dll, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove SaUpdate.dll 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 SaUpdate.dllmalware 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 SaUpdate.dll malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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First Seen: 15 March 2009 at 2:18 pm
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