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:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo 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: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

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Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

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: 07 October 2008 at 2:22 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 743f7098cc342317
c72155d01dd42fbd
ffe7c712
aa32e8b158c0aaa3
9a976fd277743e58
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)
Serbia N/A
2 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
3 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
4 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
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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 N/A Executable 5b9aaeff293733b3
17f68cdcdbec47b3
2bee7790
99a842dd747a8143
69daccd5809ebd78
No N/A N/A Australia
2 N/A Executable d463af1dbc0e3014
94b9d2def4d02c3d
cddec519
38934d75363abff9
40c2bdb7a6a0a105
No N/A N/A Australia
3 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)
United States
4 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable fbff074fedf94593
39757f776555f4d2
cb2946d5
1b19d239f0fdecae
1d87184025f8c049
Yes 5, 1, 1,
1109
5.1.1.1109
(BuildVers
ion:
46.353798;
BuildDate:
Mon Aug 11
2008
19:05:36)
Internal Submission
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