How to Remove “GoogleUpdaterService.exe”

What is GoogleUpdaterService.exe?

GoogleUpdaterService.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Google Updater Service. It is associated with software Google Updater developed by Google. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as GoogleUpdaterService.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • GoogleUpdaterService.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 GoogleUpdaterService.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 GoogleUpdaterService.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 GoogleUpdaterService.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 08 June 2011 at 1:50 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Google Executable fba4c09f59bd0ed7
a7d3806a8492a1d7
e260f9bc
5a38131bf551cf93
9d4c17a7e1c673e2
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.0.699.25
363.beta
2.0.699.25
363.beta
Egypt N/A
2 Google Executable 1e6fa09c6727ba73
ae69461a513f9b01
33c93fbe
628d2045d36da912
901e4ae41986879e
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 2.0.734.29
932.beta
2.0.734.29
932.beta
Jordan N/A
3 Google Executable 8862a6a1b169e61b
b8e30e4298787c6d
212feb88
5850c76517b8fab3
d93b8d55162beebd
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.4.1441.4
352.beta
2.4.1441.4
352.beta
Malaysia N/A
4 Google Executable 953d6ad356e5bc7e
b8f46bc8b09b23d9
a93340e2
c6e6a398158e90df
6aea767293c73382
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.0.711.37
800.beta
2.0.711.37
800.beta
105.225.152.22/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 16 September 2008 at 12:54 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Google Executable a20fe767ae667638
fc2ed43563bd4365
42ca7ad4
cc839e8d766cc31a
7710c9f38cf3e375
Yes 2.4.1441.4
352.beta
2.4.1441.4
352.beta
Turkey
2 Google Executable a0518ff004e75f16
aed891285b4d26a8
bedcbf5b
5d4bc124faae6730
ac002cdb67bf1a1c
Yes 2.4.2617.4
952.beta
2.4.2617.4
952.beta
United States
3 Google Executable a0518ff004e75f16
aed891285b4d26a8
bedcbf5b
5d4bc124faae6730
ac002cdb67bf1a1c
Yes 2.4.2617.4
952.beta
2.4.2617.4
952.beta
Australia
4 Google Executable a20fe767ae667638
fc2ed43563bd4365
42ca7ad4
cc839e8d766cc31a
7710c9f38cf3e375
Yes 2.4.1441.4
352.beta
2.4.1441.4
352.beta
Portugal
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  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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