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?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

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Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 24 August 2018 at 3:45 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 04bbb9e2ab84984f
afa149d5ddac08d7
a702e5d3
961fe98152b480dc
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Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 December 2014 at 9:19 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 56f081b784d2cd35
4f9fb27d130a48c5
40db68dc
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7167e359b6d890e6
Yes N/A N/A United Kingdom
2 N/A Executable 41ec967eefc805c1
5d417b537c0a572f
d95b2f34
c489633f84915f00
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Yes N/A N/A United States
3 N/A Executable 56f081b784d2cd35
4f9fb27d130a48c5
40db68dc
95e3edb521427790
7167e359b6d890e6
Yes N/A N/A United States
4 N/A Executable cf43d86d197c80e5
b9f15912f9823d7f
31c1f553
257d57db1d61e364
8f1d207e1e136354
Yes N/A N/A United States
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