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.

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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

First Seen: 28 March 2014 at 10:54 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 2664f73968ad8fce
a77b800ba72e9bbe
fe6bd37f
0afe083d8a6435fa
7bdac372bfebdabd
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 N/A Executable 8ebbeea422a9109e
c981d9279600053b
843d27eb
8bb68f9c5b6df2b6
f94f96ff865e5643
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 N/A Executable b8944b70bac72423
3f132aa3a10500cb
8370d943
4dafef3ebbf2c25a
4cc61ca086c0acbb
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 July 2008 at 3:03 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 UCWeb Inc Executable 2de3c45af4589ff6
2b48725bc3aaa435
ee92a11b
f67ee5dafb3db959
bef89221c69bbfc9
Yes 1.0.0.8 1.0.0.8 United States
2 N/A Executable 74a2ad139e9956e9
636d0fcab67d8e1f
a9cdfb23
1f49ab3acc11d3b0
459b6cfc72e0ff11
Yes N/A N/A United States
3 ESET Executable 9df2aef25a90b42f
67b3b4a173140d4f
71972591
393c6ad015ef8b8f
da814f438727cbf1
Yes 3.0.669 3.0.669 United States
4 Onekit Executable a72fcbd391dec8be
362c4482904fcecf
cc6841bf
196cdd27b0726498
cbc5ff5c033386b1
No 2.1.0 2.1.0 United States
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