How to Remove “ccupdate.exe”

What is ccupdate.exe?


Originally developed by CA, Inc, ccupdate.exe is a legitimate file process and also called as CCUpdate Application that is associated with CCUpdate software.  It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

ccupdate.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after ccupdate.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


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


If your system is affected by ccupdate.exe malware, you will notice one or the several below symptoms:
ccupdate.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory

  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites


To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove ccupdate.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove ccupdate.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.

Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 March 2018 at 12:27 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Piriform Ltd Executable fa2144268ffcd3c9
8f804b07de17e649
6d7a4031
64a48d1dfd21cc2a
870c3ba375d6102a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 18.2.297.0 5.41.129.6
446
India N/A
2 Piriform Ltd Executable fd4ab0f8e5bbfd48
bc8ea3ff1fbcec22
6482345d
6826178b1a777172
8ce6cd46d91051e5
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.CG
No 18.5.489.0 5.43.151.6
522
France N/A
3 Piriform Ltd Executable 2d5556177ff9545b
03f809e9ba6688a1
c6a340c9
cb7f88ea746ff706
fd5288b5b4af3856
Virus.Win32.
MadAngel.n
Yes 18.6.551.0 5.45.190.6
611
Indonesia N/A
4 Piriform Ltd Executable 8ad738c36a80d783
5f83ed02ec1f3679
dbd59fa7
21153006a964949f
b1a405e13237dc9d
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.CG
No 18.5.489.0 5.43.151.6
522
Europe N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 October 2017 at 3:56 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Piriform Ltd Executable aa26764b997be05a
9a07588ed46ca554
af349c36
34c272dc95cfac08
cd86b59e14c95b0d
Yes 18.1.250.0 5.40.115.6
411
10.108.51.216/32
2 Piriform Ltd Executable bcf09b64eb917a9e
4f99bb5bfc6d6219
96da57e7
f41babd5e13fe05d
8849aa08c99eaa9e
Yes 18.5.489.0 5.43.151.6
522
10.108.51.194/32
3 Piriform Ltd Executable bcf09b64eb917a9e
4f99bb5bfc6d6219
96da57e7
f41babd5e13fe05d
8849aa08c99eaa9e
Yes 18.5.489.0 5.43.151.6
522
10.108.51.119/32
4 Piriform Ltd Executable f3f6ba96776317d0
17f8da897dd36467
b118ac18
24e6edd0d0f53cc1
6eb7d439665bafc5
Yes 18.3.352.0 5.42.148.6
499
United States
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  • 32 items per page
 
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