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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First Seen: 11 February 2009 at 10:31 am
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1 dmex Executable df685b3cc0bff484
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Yes 1.7 1.7 10.100.130.14/32
2 N/A Executable 5fd212827b760076
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No N/A N/A United States
3 N/A Executable f9c6ced5b4083b7b
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Yes N/A N/A United States
4 Enigma Software Group USA, LLC. Executable d632a13142c8d63c
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No 1.0.0.0 1.0.59.148
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