How to Remove “UPX.dll”

What is UPX.dll?

The file named UPX.dll is developed by an unknown developer. With a lack of developer, it is considered to be a threat. The file can be hijacked by a malware at an unexpected point and used to recover information available on the system. It is however found to be safe for now due to a clean scan history. The threat level is 3.

UPX.dll is located in C:\Program Files\hp\hp software update\unicows.dll. The size of the file is 252.3 kilobytes. The latest version of the program cannot be found. The non-system process if uninstalled will not affect the Windows operating system. The OS will work as intended and is not reliant on the particular DLL file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by UPX.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 UPX.dll  file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files\hp\hp software update\unicows.dll, 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 UPX.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 UPX.dll  malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

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Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with UPX.dll  malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 December 2010 at 1:23 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 20338dc859a5652f
5661280dc508f4e5
b533e76d
0e093772550eb954
1dd715c016b5584a
Application.
Win32.MultiP
lug.SI
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 StormPlug Executable 629ffba80f0a51ad
ab56bfa28906f9eb
16ab330f
c0d5c4bce05ea629
c9d33ace554d797d
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable 0b9e805077320b0c
e1e6620488bd34f1
c4d7827e
e1d10cccd5dde588
af8ee2cb7309523c
ApplicUnwnt No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable 4d18490fbb336e26
1301a967047065dd
561cc2f2
e9b27306a18f18b8
8945cdf066de2fc9
Application.
Win32.MultiP
lug.SI
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 June 2008 at 8:22 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 AutomatedQA Corporation Executable 84eb1372513f1f40
ca20c5adb96c3468
6f502415
99def609f3ccf636
39e49aaf7cc54fea
No 5.12.332.0 5.12.332.0 Internal Submission
2 The UPX Team http://upx.sf.net Executable 11520e7042a49506
74179f965030daa2
e27705ee
bf1b3a4559e250e0
fad9d7c138020982
No 3.03
(2008-04-2
7)
3.03
(2008-04-2
7)
Internal Submission
3 Agnitum Ltd. Executable 5cda775ac5dbabbd
5b497169530011ef
4d8d66db
6f28a8216e504a28
3075f6ed77509498
No 1.0 1.0 Internal Submission
4 Agnitum Ltd. Executable 8fc7f1a7840ec3d5
faf66eed17d78b2f
c14d9a1d
349fd9d8a896a038
7c5369cee85fa06a
No 1.0 1.0 Internal Submission
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