How to Remove “adobeupdaterinstallmgr.exe”

What is adobeupdaterinstallmgr.exe?

adobeupdaterinstallmgr.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Adobe Updater Install Manager. It belongs to Adobe Updater and was developed by Adobe Dystems, Inc. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as adobeupdaterinstallmgr.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with adobeupdaterinstallmgr.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • adobeupdaterinstallmgr.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, 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 adobeupdaterinstallmgr.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with adobeupdaterinstallmgr.exe malware.

How to remove adobeupdaterinstallmgr.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing adobeupdaterinstallmgr.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

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Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 November 2010 at 8:31 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 410f286ed63aa043
6cc24a224eca0dbc
cd9e637c
9fd504a927697b42
57b02fe2c92513f1
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6, 2,0,
1474
6.2.0.1474
(BuildVers
ion:
52.371360;
BuildDate:
Thu Jan 08
2009
01:38:33)
Poland N/A
2 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 4cb2de92065cbf23
411e143e42ac57b3
25a2860d
2d7fb1ca80c8755b
ad1b6ce33d110b53
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5, 1, 1,
1113
5.1.1.1113
(BuildVers
ion:
46.358203;
BuildDate:
Mon Sep 22
2008
14:45:11)
37.76.128.196/32 N/A
3 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 202f7fde95cdd7db
e131d761a451f405
d5b2bbe2
778f5c7fc62eb18e
e825479d9ad6bd4c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5, 1, 1,
1113
5.1.1.1113
(BuildVers
ion:
46.358203;
BuildDate:
Mon Sep 22
2008
14:45:11)
Brazil N/A
4 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 9c05c7c07fdcde84
3b8f74907d9e40d0
2b90ceb6
03b44b1945dd0caf
3dc2e469256bde44
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5, 1, 0,
1082
5.1.0.1082
(BuildVers
ion:
46.278103;
BuildDate:
Wed Feb 28
2007
17:43:17)
India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 7:45 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 2e11e03477348890
d59be465b6ebd576
43ba4b2e
09ae02badc8b2086
b93bf9a8e6e571d9
Yes 6, 2,0,
1474
6.2.0.1474
(BuildVers
ion:
52.371360;
BuildDate:
Thu Jan 08
2009
01:38:33)
Russian Federation
2 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 0929fd1eb418153c
366f454f4c3e8c31
454f4339
74744b444b6cf599
75a66a39f313f7f9
Yes 5, 1, 0,
1082
5.1.0.1082
(BuildVers
ion:
46.278103;
BuildDate:
Wed Feb 28
2007
17:43:17)
Internal Submission
3 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable acd185a6cfc2f7fd
b721a36e0f460636
97212b10
8710bbe0be3b43ac
35b48cbb4121dc25
Yes 6, 0, 1,
1464
6.0.1.1464
(BuildVers
ion:
52.355764;
BuildDate:
Thu Aug 28
2008
18:38:30)
Germany
4 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable c2e5ee6419285e4a
4632d8a396898c3c
e0ec8ebe
c8de98949730f361
19f92ac428cc01d0
Yes 5, 0, 0,
316
5, 0, 0,
316
Internal Submission
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