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: 23 July 2018 at 2:00 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable b2d17c3455d88867
f7220ccf2836477b
628b2c17
d19c3cf5153689f5
656a0789efc636f5
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Taiwan N/A
2 N/A Executable ce40b8c991258764
4adc963717609a22
11c532c0
2cb95154fbdc7ad9
ebae0418094a1012
Backdoor.Win
32.DarkKomet
.GH
No N/A N/A Korea, Republic of N/A
3 N/A Executable 50015023cd32a819
a226de10c93a897a
8d187b86
41d82c0e3d132460
e3f7f31376bdb20d
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A United States N/A
4 Aimersoft Software Executable afa02e92866bbd20
3f6a79edb22458a7
e85677f9
230b8d7704897658
5ac5426365f4e029
Unclassified
Malware
No 4.3.3.0 4.3.3.0 185.178.50.111/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 23 April 2009 at 12:10 pm
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 Glarysoft Ltd Executable 1b380cff3ee832da
18453465f175d0a8
422e2af2
2f1e597f4710578b
f60aefd2e9b59031
Yes 5, 0, 0, 8 5.0.0.1 United States
3 Glarysoft Ltd Executable 9db7309d890e7d94
34fbe6b804fe3a01
bb09e3f6
e61b4d05fc9559ee
0346e7199f70dbeb
Yes 5, 0, 0, 8 5.0.0.1 10.108.51.148/32
4 Glarysoft Ltd Executable 527866b6c340e503
715ddbf81144cb6d
070d961d
2ac6e00bcbe07234
94151e9f019198f0
Yes 5, 0, 0, 8 5.0.0.1 United States
Display 4 items per page
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