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: 24 September 2018 at 5:02 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Conceiva Pty. Ltd. Executable 52d130eb51eb8e39
a6f4f9173610746c
973212f3
cdbbea1927934bdb
240a56cfdc2bfd88
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 2, 3, 0, 7 2, 3, 0, 7 Senegal N/A
2 N/A Executable 6c0e096571ab0aaf
5d37b1a0687ac0e7
d07e1e64
8538d22ff9724c92
faeec6b8e5b8609b
Win32.Viking
.N~clean
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 198.20.167.83/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable 355fca4b79bdfbe3
63e8c096789547df
a728ba54
a71e466bf8eb3a24
fc41695a2abc3e7a
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 United States N/A
4 N/A Executable 1e1f6db1e9efba1d
4669c7d40bbafb85
5da069cc
c5da01225d715af8
307cb5be34d29028
TrojWare.Win
32.VB.QOTY
No 1.00 1.00 Spain N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 08 August 2011 at 9:46 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 IObit Executable 34e95eba9a695e79
0823b167f0bba0c0
af10155c
4a7c1d2dd42fa275
7e74ff911f8a4453
Yes 6.0.0.3420 6.0 United States
2 WiseCleaner.com Executable 800ddd8390670611
5ec17eab09433b98
5af26456
89a0a8d1db7f9b19
1b6fa3edb8f41a3b
Yes 3.2.1.159 3.2 10.224.25.45/32
3 EnOcean Executable 4853766c30405235
6312dd05fed3ba07
624bd060
9148a7f9acaf5fb9
5cb04fe15632b643
No 1.0.3.0 1.0.3.0 10.108.51.159/32
4 N/A Executable 2f3b377dc36c2909
518246b9ff68accb
f875c4cf
68ef68c214323a49
4d3c2e8d0328dac4
No N/A N/A United States
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