How to Remove “RtlUpd.exe”

What is RtlUpd.exe?

RtlUpd.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Driver Update and Remove. It belongs to  Realtek HD Audio Update and Remover Driver Tool, developed by Realtek Semiconductor Corporation. It is located in C:\Windows by default.
Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as RtlUpd.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • RtlUpd.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 RtlUpd.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:\Windows, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 07 June 2018 at 11:46 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 45bacb63d0acb678
13509e0b0f76f814
f4170ec4
e43eb4b1216aded2
0da84a4cbcf66faf
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
Yes 2, 9, 0, 5 2, 9, 0, 5 Algeria N/A
2 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 2097d2a2b5e57b3d
2cc6c59e21f43397
98f870f2
8d1a955b93480694
cfd697f3575aab6b
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 2, 7, 1, 1 2, 7, 1, 1 197.34.10.238/32 N/A
3 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 12e976e3827d4bc4
0551063d2e830a69
0e1677df
6fb882e7f5563748
482a7b4079131c08
Virus.Win32.
Wali.KA
No 2, 7, 0, 8 2, 7, 0, 8 Taiwan N/A
4 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 8d57f094f72d3986
cef7837dc7a3f0ec
53002531
4505c1e6f6b5b7ff
fa2f048268b72138
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 2, 7, 0, 0 2, 7, 0, 0 Indonesia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 December 2010 at 9:13 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 3f6799864a153bef
32e81a4c12fd5d86
b03ed52b
695b07a62cda2e97
fc025c3e26706997
Yes 2, 8, 0, 3 2, 8, 0, 3 United States
2 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable dfabad2b1a8f967f
c3ddd92197b7697c
e16205d8
420747578f045415
f31689b3acdec5c9
Yes 3, 2, 0, 3 3, 2, 0, 3 United States
3 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable dfabad2b1a8f967f
c3ddd92197b7697c
e16205d8
420747578f045415
f31689b3acdec5c9
Yes 3, 2, 0, 3 3, 2, 0, 3 10.224.25.96/32
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