How to Remove “Updater.dll”

What is Updater.dll?

The file named Updater.dll is developed by Skype Technologies. A valid digital signature for the file is provided by Skype Technologies SA. The signing authority is handled by Verisign incorporation. It is used by the Skype software owned by Microsoft and runs whenever the app is being used. The threat level is 0.

Updater.dll is located in C:\Program Files\skype\updater\updater.dll. The DLL file has a total size of 86.6 kilobytes. The last seen version of the file is 6.6. Most DLL programs belong to the non-system process category and this one is the same which runs whenever the software is running but can be removed or disabled without slowing down the performance of Windows operating system. 

Affected Platforms: Windows  7, 8, 10

How to determine if your computer is infected with Updater.dll malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with Updater.dll malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Updater.dll occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible Updater.dll malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files\skype\updater\updater.dll, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove Updater.dll malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

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

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Malware Entries

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Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 April 2009 at 3:57 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 N/A Executable eaae31a188a773df
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Yes N/A N/A 10.100.19.18/32
2 Skype Technologies Executable e7c75fa83fe318c8
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Yes 7.0.0.387 7.0 United States
3 UCWeb Inc Executable a7fe837b9159b629
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Yes 1.0.0.8 1.0.0.8 United States
4 N/A Non-executable a831c0699a55fffe
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No N/A N/A United States
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