How to Remove “autoupdate.exe”

What is autoupdate.exe?

autoupdate.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Cisco Systems. This process is known as Secure Update and it belongs to AutoUpdate Application. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after autoupdate.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with autoupdate.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

  1. Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
  2. Go to the process tab and right-click on the autoupdate.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove autoupdate.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove autoupdate.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove autoupdate.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 01 May 2018 at 1:07 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 0f8803620f7620a8
9aea3f3c3bf3dd4f
55aced7e
554437931b491e8a
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Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No N/A N/A Australia N/A
2 N/A Executable ac81c3a03d3ee5cb
8d33cdddbfc82f9e
cd5a79bb
dfc64c0f58f5fe46
33062d1452afc2b7
Backdoor.Win
32.DarkKomet
.GH
No N/A N/A Ukraine N/A
3 N/A Executable 35d5334a328c7c1e
5ec7ff7e8d9fcc18
4cd78f8a
33788205112eaf1b
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Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Colombia N/A
4 深圳南凌科技有限公司 Executable 8886512ded274ed8
2a14245037a8e09d
20940410
718626b10943d792
2ebfde28685991c9
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 1.0.0.62 1.0 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 26 October 2012 at 8:50 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 WiseCleaner.com Executable cba00bb58cf8d117
e039728f3cc44a7e
940c81ec
7755a848626592e3
484a57246cdbfc1d
Yes 3.3.1.71 3.3 10.108.51.216/32
2 N/A Executable f9b53f364631203b
ab735efb2efe69e7
ce949a09
13219f812d5cd762
135cee22de29f6b0
No 1.0.6715.3
8279
1.0.6715.3
8279
United States
3 WiseCleaner.com Executable cba00bb58cf8d117
e039728f3cc44a7e
940c81ec
7755a848626592e3
484a57246cdbfc1d
Yes 3.3.1.71 3.3 United States
4 Glarysoft Ltd Executable 539bf18b1b0318c4
e5ff2a249cf15be7
72f4fde3
feee5ff227db690a
b299f4e2e37c6a36
Yes 5, 0, 0, 8 5.0.0.1 10.108.51.216/32
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