How to Remove “SUpdate.exe”

What is SUpdate.exe?

SUpdate.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as ServerScheduleUpdate MFC Application. It belongs to Trend Micro OfficeScan, developed by Trend Micro, Inc. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS


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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • SUpdate.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 SUpdate.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\System32, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove SUpdate.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 SUpdate.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 11:11 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Non-executable 6480cf3305068e64
f51ac525abd3df9b
21588678
116aa7c07caf04c5
0aa32395c11f51ea
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 N/A Non-executable 0f3181bd2e387f83
500df83cb45de471
8466dada
cef0c7e33e16c4c9
2764f253b2a1888e
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Indonesia N/A
3 N/A Executable ab5be08d99f40eb9
23165c7d45a9122e
e9cdf046
4a3dafdb9da3af0f
0ca96febbab31651
Backdoor.Win
32.VB.BRG0
No N/A N/A United States N/A
4 N/A Non-executable ec7c3ccebcc75906
5597becf0bbed242
77609d7b
bc90b63f7466689b
287824ef0384bc0d
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 06 June 2008 at 8:54 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Trend Micro Inc. Executable bdd5610a9ccf2842
89b859e9d64db06e
41b9b8c9
N/A No 5.5.0.1076 5.5 Australia
2 Autosoft Multimedia srl Executable d55500c00c8f214d
fec83275211f182a
eadf0aef
2912d51a6bdbbf82
8e8862fd9ed2580c
No 2004.1.0.5
7
2004.1.0 Internal Submission
3 AhnLab, Inc. Executable 04a76619e2a6b3ad
8913a35b3f7989f9
25e8d09a
N/A Yes 5, 5, 0,
96
5, 5, 0, 0 Malaysia
4 N/A Executable 81a4cce02f40397d
b7d9eaa827cffebf
545ed515
8465c6a8dd9f18c2
9951352fc7c06036
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Egypt
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