How to Remove “daupdate.exe”

What is daupdate.exe?

daupdate.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as daupdate.exe. It belongs to Windows Operating System, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default. Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as daupdate.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with daupdate.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with daupdate.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • daupdate.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible daupdate.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows\System32, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove daupdate.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 28 February 2010 at 2:47 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 815a39906165f6e3
21b8703dbd38447f
496e4144
45280749e3606f11
3f265259f13e3b46
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanDow
nloader.Code
cPack.kro0
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 Microsoft(R) Corporation Executable b422eba0d33a2a2b
103b55a8c0daea17
107111a8
9e5ba102ce8c4e9b
c28916da889096f9
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 16.00.0614 16.00.0614 United States N/A
3 N/A Executable b6043a7cf1cc28b1
f28cdf506f6056a3
fe3a3bed
88eb2174c8da23f9
f28681933a7359c4
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Ag
ent.Gen
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 16 November 2008 at 11:31 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft(R) Corporation Executable 8c31ba0630e160b2
8aa869463c7fe1c4
9e1200e2
15f942f57791fc91
6bcd1f9df22825ab
Yes 17.00.0727 17.00.0727 Internal Submission
2 Microsoft(R) Corporation Executable 12d1b50491e21f21
4d2f9343eb594de8
436a4343
67e104d95d6f7f17
4546d0fb0650a3f9
Yes 17.00.1414 17.00.1414 10.224.21.42/32
3 Microsoft(R) Corporation Executable 1903111ed3b6c789
735f245cf30fb109
99eefa1a
a687c10a53fa5805
b3a48db3ca8307d0
No 16.00.0614 16.00.0614 Australia
4 Digiarty Software Executable e2a36c67fce81eb2
e114e7decb3606de
f2a6efcc
f6abbcb49cbabf95
4e7d7e68850fd2b2
No 1.0.0 1.0 Internal Submission
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