How to Remove “netfxupdate.exe”

What si netfxupdate.exe?

netfxupdate.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as NetFxUpdate Application. It is associated with Microsoft .NET Framework, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Program Files by default. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after netfxupdate.exe  with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with netfxupdate.exe  malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • netfxupdate.exe  takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible netfxupdate.exe  malware attack:

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

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove netfxupdate.exe  malware from system using Comodo Free Antivirus?

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

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

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove netfxupdate.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 03 November 2011 at 6:01 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Executable 117d26b4d7fab565
60679897603d085e
4fd18ed1
893151397e367302
43c0cd8ca20b438f
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.AM
No 1,0,3705,3 1, 0,
3705, 0
United States N/A
2 Microsoft Executable b659b4828f94ec3a
dd55d507a0cdb7b6
ff6068a1
02c1cd17b6fcce11
0771afcff70a3d10
Virus.Win32.
Floxif.A
No 1,0,3705,3 1, 0,
3705, 0
Malaysia N/A
3 Microsoft Executable dd927ee3cc4a4600
232902cd722f2127
266f426a
851a274ae7698694
928ec2ef27738a7f
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 1,0,3705,3 1, 0,
3705, 0
China N/A
4 Microsoft Executable d40d350938ae7dcc
9e483f9a0bbb0c02
3782a949
cce814c927543a00
40318fe390c07be1
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1,0,3705,3 1, 0,
3705, 0
Russian Federation N/A
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13

Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 July 2008 at 12:55 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Executable 9818769245ec28fb
0decd774d84a6c80
fdd54848
d872daefe322a9cc
d5f2b6899e3e2c02
No 1, 0,
3705, 1
1, 0,
3705, 0
10.224.1.54/32
2 Microsoft Executable 9818769245ec28fb
0decd774d84a6c80
fdd54848
d872daefe322a9cc
d5f2b6899e3e2c02
No 1, 0,
3705, 1
1, 0,
3705, 0
United States
3 Microsoft Executable 87ccea12da83f5a1
9dd4b253e6d6dd74
676db4c8
dad92e522729b916
a20f85f270ad4794
No 1,0,3705,1 1, 0,
3705, 0
10.224.1.59/32
4 Microsoft Executable dee6a6194a94b877
c0ca8a8faf6e9aad
377aac06
bcd7eaa8496b1705
0684fbc4b187387a
No 1,0,3705,3 1, 0,
3705, 0
United States
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  • 32 items per page
 
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