How to Remove “Updater.exe”

 

What is updater.exe?

Originally developed by Moodlogic, updater.exe is a legitimate file process that is associated with Moodlogic Application.  It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

updater.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after updater.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with updater.exe malware?

If your system is affected by updater.exe malware, you will notice one or the several below symptoms:
updater.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory

  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program files  you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove updater.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove updater.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 

Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all
the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.

Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

Related Resources: Website Malware Directory Resources:
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 09 April 2019 at 3:53 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable f3d1be5d0d001f5e
1d64fa7deb17aa0f
effa8e26
c0a41c825bbfd923
4e2a7f120d6e052f
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.E
No N/A N/A Nigeria N/A
2 N/A Executable 78c153bd74aab7ab
84fe7c8f3130222c
44396b42
ee84792db9457030
6fe05a8270bd5c44
ApplicUnwnt No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 5474c00ac2e47fc3
16569958458f9f2e
83f34889
07a63e13ec13da8a
b582d70ec1042584
TrojWare.Win
32.Delf.NRJ
No N/A N/A Indonesia N/A
4 N/A Executable 14c643b86f9d29a5
7c358d2795221c39
732cc396
52a2ff1bcca5361b
3a0333f6c1ca0889
ApplicUnwnt No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 22 January 2010 at 8:39 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Emurasoft, Inc. Executable 70cfab36fd5bdfcb
f7ddc196498ee96f
7e87b204
f2b801d4bd14f942
297ba314de3cf033
Yes 18.9.10 18.9.10 United States
2 http://www.HoldemIndicator.com Executable 2d5fb3a015ed807a
b6af46eea4bcda51
58fab27e
be071d6bd1f42f91
4877160d443a553c
No N/A N/A United States
3 HazteK Software Executable c5b1a4aece8dd859
6f015f827998d6df
4e54ed02
01fe6c73a9fdcc82
4d0f86f58e461e4b
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States
4 N/A Executable a94836265e5473ab
74d3f2d411e43369
49c01a69
2d7a4bd8b5bfcd3b
06c52d0658c18a92
Yes N/A N/A United States
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