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: 28 September 2010 at 9:03 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Executable dd927ee3cc4a4600
232902cd722f2127
266f426a
851a274ae7698694
928ec2ef27738a7f
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 1,0,3705,3 1, 0,
3705, 0
China N/A
2 Microsoft Executable dc7c925832a4d594
9d46614902c9d73a
39150b15
8ab054dd609b7dd6
aa0d87132bdf3f0a
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.Q
No 1,0,3705,3 1, 0,
3705, 0
Brazil N/A
3 Microsoft Executable d40d350938ae7dcc
9e483f9a0bbb0c02
3782a949
cce814c927543a00
40318fe390c07be1
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1,0,3705,3 1, 0,
3705, 0
Russian Federation N/A
4 Microsoft Executable e7d1343bc92c1bd0
0f197d1c8756753b
0edfe82b
414d1acf7e6d8c7d
b275f863e131795a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0,
3705, 1
1, 0,
3705, 0
Russian Federation N/A
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18

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 0b13ee0d5f4dcb21
91943ff62a3c3ae9
63698237
8ef5daf9c6652e08
d624e82f4a68dc76
Yes 1,0,3705,3 1, 0,
3705, 0
United States
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 1940e76fa22437f6
f48e42e1c385725b
4c3ff017
4d3581a2f8006074
f470ce471a2c59d7
No 1,0,3705,3 1, 0,
3705, 0
Internal Submission
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