How to Remove “rtlupd64.exe”

What is rtlupd64.exe?


rtlupd64.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Driver Update and Remove. It belongs to Realtek HD Audio Update and Remover Driver Tool software for Windows and was developed by Realtek Semiconductor Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as rtlupd64.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


How to check if your computer is infected with rtlupd64.exe malware?       


Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with rtlupd64.exe malware:
  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • rtlupd64.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system
To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:
  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the rtlupd64.exe and open the file location
If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with rtlupd64.exe malware.

How to remove rtlupd64.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing rtlupd64.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

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: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, 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 rtlupd64.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 26 March 2018 at 12:57 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 4eae7b94db78394e
e27ef34a5f1cc3b3
e89da201
326b0d5d51df2283
e6a0e128ee8863a2
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.E
No N/A N/A Ghana N/A
2 N/A Executable a10c4c2c78ce4ded
2ba25b49ede165fc
7a6216c6
caff3fd8b9007cca
bdffe484519c4445
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Indonesia N/A
3 N/A Executable d10173ee9be33a74
68449b979f84b3eb
e3eca4cd
cfb34dd9e625b3cd
066fec21718cb13c
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.E
No N/A N/A Nigeria N/A
4 N/A Executable afd6ec446067b67c
2bd0c138ed816489
55ac11db
f92a3a103f3aef10
8c33027f534c441b
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Greece N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 July 2008 at 9:02 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 9abf22e5df7156c5
c932c5341d1367ca
1944fbaf
7d0d5b97e0669a7a
23ab453dd9096eca
Yes 2, 8, 0, 3 2, 8, 0, 3 United States
2 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 44cc63894827cd18
3845c9ac0cffaad8
c40ee372
9cecae572c79b825
a2471fe4099583de
Yes 2, 8, 0, 1 2, 8, 0, 1 United States
3 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 75cf1005cb37f165
a589802f33e49d58
ddd0377e
2c28f4dadf48c9fa
7258713eb95ceb02
No 2, 6, 0, 2 2, 6, 0, 2 United States
4 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 8f2cedc7133353b5
7d1660a4297f0a6a
924511c7
43c6fa2a496c4137
c15a9da76305ba28
Yes 2, 8, 0, 9 2, 8, 0, 9 104.236.253.252/32
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