How to Remove “dvdupgrd.exe”

What is Dvdupgrd.exe?

dvdupgrd.exe is an essential operating system file used for properly running certain applications in Windows. It is typically stored in c:\windows. Besides, dvdupgrd.exe is also an important component of Microsoft dvdupgrade file. Hackers write malware programs and replicate the file name as dvdupgrd.exe to spread it via internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is affected by dvdupgrd.exe malware?

If your computer is affected with dvdupgrd.exe, it causes your PC to slow down, lag in speed and performance, leads to frequent crashes and tries to automatically install other malwares to steal your information. Take the following steps to check if your computer is affected by dvdupgrd.exe:

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

Step 2: It's a malware file if the dvdupgrd.exe is located else where other than that of c:\windows.

How to remove the dvdupgrd.exe file from system using Comodo Free Antivirus?

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

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the dvdupgrd.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 26 August 2011 at 2:30 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable eadd034f867620f3
4679d6bdeb12d6ad
19f03e2b
f2a270a5972d18d6
ad32fb11c17321ec
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0845)
5.1.2600.5
512
Egypt N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 175f3ecf3e6e64e7
955b5caabbaf6603
b0e0004b
ae84d5a24b3b438b
9732ccbc5ef46f4e
Virus.Win32.
Sality.Q
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Poland N/A
3 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 355da31c7423bbb5
970c4a4b2cda5675
760f1e81
021ff9f232d55ca7
9e6e549a4b19edef
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.R0
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0845)
5.1.2600.5
512
Ukraine N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2c2d894d92f47e2b
9f91b5413438f0f2
91d6fc88
7b61f0bbf1a06546
095094312cb4d63a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0845)
5.1.2600.5
512
Vietnam N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 June 2008 at 5:23 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ?????????? ?????????? Executable 5e0ad4711725712b
1e7ab97d20f63299
71d9bcd4
3bb63aae82726721
e9e9055a88065899
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0845)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 63c7e1af762d2b58
4e9cc841e8b0100f
2a482b81
75a9b4172eac01d9
648c6d2133af952f
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Russian Federation
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0dcb1e80cbc6b927
3f5c0e9812cbcac3
4b2f0962
ec91f1eee687a252
bc737679d683b05b
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
176.215.13.135/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable f1573908ac03ac6e
7bc65f18e5134989
207abf9b
945911be809dfd96
551750048a149600
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
United States
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