How to Remove “cgiOnUpdate.exe”

What is cgionUpdate.exe?


cgiOnUpdate.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as cgiOnUpdate.exe. It belongs to software cgiOnUpdate.exe and was developed by Trend Micro Inc. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as cgiOnUpdate.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


How to check if your computer is infected with cgiOnUpdate.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 cgiOnUpdate.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • cgiOnUpdate.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 cgiOnUpdate.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 cgiOnUpdate.exe malware.

How to remove cgiOnUpdate.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing cgiOnUpdate.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.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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 cgiOnUpdate.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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First Seen: 23 September 2009 at 2:59 am
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1 Trend Micro Inc. Executable 218378447fbc6213
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Yes 8.0.0.3087 8.0 Internal Submission
2 Trend Micro Inc. Executable 18f56fab01529509
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9c1045ae
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No 7.5.0.1113 7.5 Internal Submission
3 Trend Micro Inc. Executable 3f2314c5882f226a
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No 7.3.0.1343 7.3 Internal Submission
4 Trend Micro Inc. Executable f5c5eff388de4d7d
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No 7.0.0.1386 7.0 United States
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