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: 14 February 2018 at 1:24 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable e644e7b7f096a3e7
04f34daf8cbe838f
aaa82952
52892acca0e7ce50
a8ca8756b3edb4cf
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2, 9, 0, 8 2, 9, 0, 8 151.251.30.16/32 N/A
2 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 22b6753ce9ca5342
bcc717d4bc3c4cc3
541058ac
a6fe4d37b06083be
61578ef4ab9fe673
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2, 8, 0, 6 2, 8, 0, 6 151.251.30.16/32 N/A
3 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 70c310a4399e9f1f
bb7ecc410121d641
bde9815a
eef1b6aea3ac01b6
805ea33e00ef7889
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2, 9, 0, 1 2, 9, 0, 1 Ireland N/A
4 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable b811128d6a4904ee
d7b99bb7537cfdb3
ed38aab5
476a304a24dc3305
6ae66001ef46e52c
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 2, 7, 1, 3 2, 7, 1, 3 Venezuela N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 July 2008 at 8:12 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 224eac71147aef61
a35000e34fe0fbf2
14642fbe
5baa65f36a7a9439
a49a2ddfdcb9ef78
No 2, 7, 0, 6 2, 7, 0, 6 United States
2 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 3f6799864a153bef
32e81a4c12fd5d86
b03ed52b
695b07a62cda2e97
fc025c3e26706997
Yes 2, 8, 0, 3 2, 8, 0, 3 United States
3 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 5ae3376e447e9994
9831f6e5af424ac9
20a993e5
3db566c154aba88f
1617cc24b71b9ec2
No 2, 7, 0, 8 2, 7, 0, 8 United States
4 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 27ffca4eaf6cc787
2b84e17cb9e88c8c
6fa52459
204b2af42f1b5957
dbd1ec56dd89b344
No 2, 6, 0, 2 2, 6, 0, 2 United States
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