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: 17 July 2017 at 2:38 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2b387e6d4539767c
eb72c8ef61481aa9
51f13041
4c0c8c78ba720815
477218209442191a
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 11.0.5721.
5145
(WMP_11.06
1018-2006)
11.0.5721.
5145
Egypt N/A
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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 N/A Non-executable e9ade60d53088c1c
44d5b59555d86ccb
e5c53ebf
b19f61228a003e36
f8394f12017b207d
No N/A N/A United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 928157d8b8643c4b
a448235492aee013
5427fa9e
01e15425f09797fb
99696e62d7d58128
No 10.00.00.3
646 built
by:
DNSRV(bld4
act)
10.00.00.3
646
China
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3dac2896e83be2af
25f0632293f48180
3a4284f2
ab729190d91d3e79
ea25408bcfb507e4
No 11.0.5358.
4827
(WMP_11.06
0509-2009)
11.0.5358.
4827
198.20.167.84/32
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