How to Remove “GoogleUpdate.exe”

What is GoogleUpdate.exe?

GoogleUpdate.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Google Update Service. It is associated with software Google Update developed by google. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.
Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as GoogleUpdate.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with GoogleUpdate.exe malware?

Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with GoogleUpdate.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • GoogleUpdate.exe 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 GoogleUpdate.exe 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 perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove GoogleUpdate.exe 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.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 26 March 2018 at 8:58 pm
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Digitally
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Product
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1 Google Inc. Executable 887b664ca92ed563
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684c4d70fd39f0f2
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EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 1.3.33.17 1.3.33.17 197.210.60.39/32 N/A
2 Google Inc. Executable 15a5aa76d5c4d276
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05fad19c015ba91c
Virus.Win32.
Floxif.A
Yes 1.3.33.23 1.3.33.23 Europe N/A
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EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 1.3.33.7 1.3.33.7 Pakistan N/A
4 Google Inc. Executable 6fe37dc32b1e280b
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8daba1e1a5ce3c88
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ApplicUnwnt No 1.3.33.5 1.3.33.5 United States N/A
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