Be careful! Full path on computer: %PROGRAM FILES%\UTILILAB\SEARCHGUARDIAN\UPDSVC.EXE
What is UPDSVC.EXE?
UPDSVC.EXE is reported and classified as malicious program (malware).
UPDSVC.EXE actively resists detection and employs a number of techniques to ensure that you cannot remove UPDSVC.EXE from infected computers.
How UPDSVC.EXE got on your computer?
Phishing is the most common way for malware to infect computers.
It could be a fake email message that appears to be originated from Microsoft Customer Service, eBay, PayPal, Amazon, or even your bank or insurance company.
Fake emails that appear to come from the police, the FBI and other government entities were also reported.
Will you remove it?
UPDSVC.EXE could also infect your computer by exploiting a security vulnerability of your Web browser or one of its plugins.
If this is the case, UPDSVC.EXE would be injected into a Web page, and could get to your PC when you visited a malicious or hacked Web site.
UPDSVC.EXE can be distributed with legitimate software that is repackaged by the scammers.
It could be downloaded from warez Web sites or download archives.
How do you know you have UPDSVC.EXE on my computer?
UPDSVC.EXE works in background. It does not appear as a window, does not have a shortcut.
UPDSVC.EXE hides its existence from your eyes.
How to remove UPDSVC.EXE?
It may not be easy!
Make a full backup of your PC before starting.
How to remove UPDSVC.EXE manually:
STEP 1: Uninstall UPDSVC.EXE using Windows uninstallation applet (use Add/Remove Programs or Uninstall Program or Apps & features).
STEP 2: Open Task Manager and close all processes, related to UPDSVC.EXE in their description. Discover the directories where such processes start. Search for random or strange file names.
STEP 3: Inspect the Windows services. Press Win+R, type in: services.msc and press OK.
Disable the services with random names or contains UPDSVC.EXE in it’s name or description.
STEP 4: After that press Win+R, type in: taskschd.msc and press OK to open Windows Task Scheduler.
Delete any task related to UPDSVC.EXE. Disable unknown tasks with random names.
STEP 5: Clear the Windows registry from UPDSVC.EXE virus.
Press Win+R, type in: regedit.exe and press OK.
Find and delete all keys/values contains UPDSVC.EXE.
STEP 6: Check your shortcuts on your desktop and in the Start menu for UPDSVC.EXE presence. Fix infected shortcuts.
STEP 7: Remove a virus from Google Chrome.
STEP 9: Remove a virus from Mozilla Firefox.
STEP 10: And at the end, clear your basket, temporal files, browser’s cache.
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