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.

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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: 20 October 2011 at 9:43 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable cd1e7f63416e8a33
ceb338fa31d5a45c
ba88f485
3b6428aa8e1c8d61
698d87625dd6ba7f
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.SR
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
169.159.73.236/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0f32e54269ac895e
32d5accb891b987f
ce208c80
d30af6227806e4e4
0a300d3280c111ac
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
196.64.150.114/32 N/A
3 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
4 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
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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 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
2 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
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 524c931fd2556da7
83ded7a98ae8fc97
19e6fd6b
494a7a21bd3c3f34
78a07b5a7c1fea5d
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0845)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable d63e2ea602806c17
36c3edfa2672e321
586ddf7b
824974dac62802db
d7bd81f486b7f018
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0845)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
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