How to Remove “dapupd.exe”

What is dapupd.exe?

dapupd.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Speedbit, Ltd. This process is known as DAP Update and it belongs to DAP Update. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of dapupd.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by dapupd.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.
To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:
  1. Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  2. Go to the process tab and right-click on the dapupd.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 02 September 2008 at 6:10 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Speedbit Ltd. Executable bd87d314d03a2fb9
8f44049b7ae68003
8bf5bc17
607f9f7efe2bb835
66b5b6ba9225b38e
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 10, 0, 5,
9
10, 0, 5,
9
India N/A
2 SpeedBit Ltd. Executable 4d0393b3055511ef
5eaac63583d47ef7
6ce8e803
8d88429c59ae40e7
a8112bf8e4bfa5de
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9, 0, 0, 0 9, 0, 0, 0 Egypt N/A
3 SpeedBit Ltd. Executable a1e82f69d47b4e49
d5d5003701bf63ff
cd0bcdff
fa90827c88e1e50f
fc89726507ed09a8
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9, 1, 1, 0 9, 1, 1, 0 Pakistan N/A
4 N/A Executable aa44100779a48ec0
f7b1be899a829791
d14eaa7e
N/A TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Ag
ent.~
No N/A N/A Singapore N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 2:30 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 SpeedBit Ltd. Executable f6eac65aba9ecde8
8294d480428765dd
1e1ae1e9
4ff997542b259f00
9f3c931dbd2490cc
Yes 8, 1, 5, 5 8, 1, 5, 5 Internal Submission
2 Speedbit Ltd. Executable d3e34f79f3b2246f
cf5943d519d80045
1ece4c34
56ad60a56378500c
1ddbda668345fb1d
Yes 9, 6, 0, 0 9, 6, 0, 0 Internal Submission
3 SpeedBit Ltd. Executable b5451c56ba99901a
e701a9260ed83aab
7e4d90c2
b8471e3228312130
eafeaa9f5eb52a62
Yes 9, 1, 1, 0 9, 1, 1, 0 Internal Submission
4 SpeedBit Executable 95202aee2465dbb2
62920d7860ed0102
53db9bed
baffd482fdcd0f83
2b93e77dc890ba73
No 1, 4, 1, 1 1, 4, 1, 1 Internal Submission
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