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

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

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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: 29 July 2019 at 4:52 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 PremiumSoft CyberTech Ltd. Executable efdd55de62673f90
eeff8802db3c6fa3
314e25d9
22dc8f2474437a12
c8e72018526f08e5
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 1.1 1.1 Indonesia 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 N/A Executable 6ebcacb2c094dc1a
f2db6940fe6f46a5
08e5dee1
affc705db50e334c
017d2e97b76b249c
No N/A N/A United States
2 N/A Executable 32df54d71971c064
d281341142b10404
4cc6244f
6fd0672fdbaa1328
32f48cb094788017
No N/A N/A United States
3 dmex Executable 11a8b4d8deb27dbb
fdad2362d08a8fae
6fb83363
490d0b0d24c46622
7b225da4ac4b8873
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 10.224.1.54/32
4 dmex Executable 44f0b8525ad91ff2
c2971926b6015bd5
5775d37f
bfbb6daf12481266
16c7828ef412ec9b
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
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