How to Remove “drmupgds.exe”

What is drmupgds.exe?

drmupgds.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as DRM Migrate EXE and it belongs to Windows Operating System. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after drmupgds.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by drmupgds.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • drmupgds.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 drmupgds.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove drmupgds.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: 19 October 2011 at 6:18 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0a473055af0203ce
d6f97d0d2ed444e2
3c6cda99
1ded33c248a3cb37
0b8d6798d6288207
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 11.0.5721.
5145
(WMP_11.06
1018-2006)
11.0.5721.
5145
156.220.126.105/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 95b2c93a4c1d695c
e952874a2bee266c
618e9047
984153beb92e0b3a
9166e5fda004dc6d
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 11.0.5721.
5145
(WMP_11.06
1018-2006)
11.0.5721.
5145
Italy N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5c6c242c13b11452
21f3eeff12ecc153
cbe76de8
dfb03b0b49256a06
4c846ba752f337c2
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 11.0.5721.
5145
(WMP_11.06
1018-2006)
11.0.5721.
5145
Egypt N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0556a4a1ed0d5dd7
6cda23c3a02eb01f
0fbaaf80
bbc1c26eb4940a4c
dc81b6f0c211aaa4
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.CG
No 11.0.5721.
5262
(WMP_11.09
0130-1421)
11.0.5721.
5262
France N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
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42

Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 July 2008 at 5:03 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8ff57664397fedc2
bf49f6069ea76a67
13b1fea9
fc69a86521c5c287
41c48f065a23328b
No 11.0.5721.
5262
(WMP_11.09
0130-1421)
11.0.5721.
5262
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6df247bb79de445e
108feb4ccb297862
bc583f3d
abf0fadf61963004
1732d1ea5656ee45
No 11.0.5721.
5145
(WMP_11.06
1018-2006)
11.0.5721.
5145
10.224.1.53/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6df247bb79de445e
108feb4ccb297862
bc583f3d
abf0fadf61963004
1732d1ea5656ee45
No 11.0.5721.
5145
(WMP_11.06
1018-2006)
11.0.5721.
5145
Internal Submission
4 N/A Non-executable e9ade60d53088c1c
44d5b59555d86ccb
e5c53ebf
b19f61228a003e36
f8394f12017b207d
No N/A N/A United States
Display 4 items per page
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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