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?

Step l: Download our award-winning 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 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7fa1a50b5ab5a609
431716f430a53229
cabaf7f9
21c1d77d6306e111
b422145269c55cbd
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0845)
5.1.2600.5
512
Germany N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable a737d9677d8ba370
06dec6b606ebeaaa
b86629eb
f167c5d16d9892e8
d1e918aa963ae516
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Europe N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 August 2008 at 1:06 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 39bafffc4b7550c1
3dd553e991d35b63
54d263ec
ff2d1070d9a24bb2
299a64725f834664
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0845)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3dd411a7b6b12992
c55d99671f2867ee
fe8014f7
05e6467411b53fa9
a9bda3ed902100d3
No 6.3.9600.1
7415
(winblue_r
4.141028-1
500)
6.3.9600.1
7415
Turkey
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable cfac6e33979abb71
f581c009feeda3be
4eb37cd9
31133745b0fabc1f
3174d5819dccfe3e
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0845)
5.1.2600.5
512
10.100.19.14/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7ef52ef759283ce1
ceb826b9f132148f
caa74b74
2e3608bdd5631305
6d97cfad3d3bc6ec
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
Internal Submission
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