How to Remove “Upgrade.exe”

What is upgrade.exe?

Originally developed by  RinkNet Scouting Software, Upgrade.exe is a legitimate file process  known as RinkNet Scouting Upgrade that is associated with software Minnesota Wild Scouting. and is located in C:\Program files by default.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by Upgrade.exe malware, you will notice one or the several below symptoms:

  • Upgrade.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 Upgrade.exemalware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove Upgrade.exeand 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.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 16 August 2018 at 2:31 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 90f62a6eed476c77
597418a893e2b83c
15cb6833
1d7de9d850c271c9
889254b9724a3a78
Worm.Win32.D
elf.nj
No N/A N/A Pakistan N/A
2 ESET Executable 3f2ef307441a83f7
59a53fee55f698e8
2d65ac68
c0c57e831c290ddd
b34950a8771aea3b
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 1.25.0.0 1.25.0.0 150.107.205.22/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable 3a711f0e3f91cd6c
f75a0c270db34b5b
2fc350ad
dc07e960c5a599db
5844219688a65119
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Croatia N/A
4 ESET Executable 6fce15de87448c07
1fe9f7f29f0d4d69
268bddeb
24a2f08cd2029be1
ea49f300860d6819
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 1.25.0.0 1.25.0.0 150.107.205.22/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 06 May 2011 at 12:56 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Glarysoft Ltd Executable 3503562d33f3b735
aef87f3b5feb3eea
cd4a00d9
56b1cc93ec7c17a6
5954d2e8a48c5af5
Yes 5.0.0.9 5.0.0.9 United States
2 Geobid Katowice Executable c09f5fce520c87cd
d5c0f8a7ea068735
d46379f6
f843b1d8a222b707
5bb6c733d528bf30
No 5.0.0.0 4.0.0.0 United States
3 Geobid Katowice Executable e83136e83c6c6790
a8688ea6cb86baaf
70b686bf
4c2090d1c34c24a2
c5c18cb0d16ae5e2
No 5.0.0.0 4.0.0.0 10.224.25.96/32
4 Glarysoft Ltd Executable 25cd34cdc31cec20
8168d08eaa4d14f9
779eb8d2
a4ab64002c744657
eac480e5a7a811c9
Yes 5.0.0.9 5.0.0.9 10.108.51.247/32
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