How to Remove “SilentUpdater.exe”

What is SilentUpdater.exe?

SilentUpdater.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by TuneUp Software GmbH. This process is known as TuneUp Silent Utilities and it belongs to TuneUp Utilities. It is commonly stored in C:\Program files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of SilentUpdater.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by SilentUpdater.exe ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the SilentUpdater.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from SilentUpdater.exe malware?

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 07 January 2012 at 6:38 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable b0cfd4fcee2233a3
fe936465ecfb310a
c4b4ae10
098d0fd75e0536ee
a106ff862651bd2f
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No N/A N/A Egypt N/A
2 TuneUp Software GmbH Executable b032ffb39a961fe6
16221d68f4da4fb1
d0fda05c
54f4d6cb1a37ae54
0fe761102bad7fe9
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 6.0.1255.2
39
6.0.0.0 Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 23 June 2008 at 3:21 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 TuneUp Software GmbH Executable fdd24f4a60df0f25
fcbbf992ee503c7b
a424add1
ebe011db65bdae6e
de991425efeb9260
No 6.0.1256.2
48
6.0.0.0 Internal Submission
2 TuneUp Software Executable 3198cb4713a76f91
7f6328a0aa3fe4d5
80a3cf8e
7aa01a4c630a8a5c
3f2242d812cdaa31
Yes 13.0.2020.
74
13.0.2020.
74
Italy
3 IGT Interactive AB Executable c820f914b6e5f9bc
22f127c15ff27d80
9aad236c
ec16332bade99e28
019a3a67664a561e
No 54.0.30602
-30520-9
54.0.30602
-30520-9
Internal Submission
4 IGT Interactive AB Executable 1cafe82760bc01ed
af19e0cf641d85eb
01ad484d
1fe8729a1f4d06ea
4cc9bd1acbcbf941
No 54.0.30602
-30520-9
54.0.30602
-30520-9
10.224.1.117/32
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