Manual removal instructions:


IAC UPDATER\IACUPDATER.EXE is reported and classified as malicious program (malware). IAC UPDATER\IACUPDATER.EXE actively resists detection and employs a number of techniques to ensure that you cannot remove IAC UPDATER\IACUPDATER.EXE from infected computers.

How IAC UPDATER\IACUPDATER.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. IAC UPDATER\IACUPDATER.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, IAC UPDATER\IACUPDATER.EXE would be injected into a Web page, and could get to your PC when you visited a malicious or hacked Web site. IAC UPDATER\IACUPDATER.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 IAC UPDATER\IACUPDATER.EXE on my computer?

IAC UPDATER\IACUPDATER.EXE works in background. It does not appear as a window, does not have a shortcut. IAC UPDATER\IACUPDATER.EXE hides its existence from your eyes.


It may not be easy! Be careful! Make a full backup of your PC before starting.

Use this guide to remove IAC UPDATER\IACUPDATER.EXE manually:

STEP 1: Uninstall IAC UPDATER\IACUPDATER.EXE using Windows uninstallation applet (use Add/Remove Programs or Uninstall Program or Apps & features).

check installed programs to uninstall

STEP 2: Open Task Manager and close all processes, related to IAC UPDATER\IACUPDATER.EXE in their description. Discover the directories where such processes start. Search for random or strange file names.

Remove IAC UPDATER\IACUPDATER.EXE virus from running processes Remove IAC UPDATER\IACUPDATER.EXE virus from running processes.

STEP 3: Inspect the Windows services. Press Win+R, type in: services.msc and press OK.

Remove IAC UPDATER\IACUPDATER.EXE virus from Windows services Remove IAC UPDATER\IACUPDATER.EXE virus from Windows services.

Disable the services with random names or contains IAC UPDATER\IACUPDATER.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.

Remove IAC UPDATER\IACUPDATER.EXE from scheduled task list.

Delete any task related to IAC UPDATER\IACUPDATER.EXE. Disable unknown tasks with random names.

STEP 5: Clear the Windows registry from IAC UPDATER\IACUPDATER.EXE virus.

Press Win+R, type in: regedit.exe and press OK.

Remove IAC UPDATER\IACUPDATER.EXE virus from Windows registry Remove IAC UPDATER\IACUPDATER.EXE virus from Windows registry.

Find and delete all keys/values contains IAC UPDATER\IACUPDATER.EXE.

STEP 6: Check your shortcuts on your desktop and in the Start menu for IAC UPDATER\IACUPDATER.EXE presence. Fix infected shortcuts.

STEP 7: Remove a virus from Google Chrome.

STEP 8: Remove a virus from Internet Explorer.

STEP 9: Remove a virus from Mozilla Firefox.

STEP 10: And at the end, clear your basket, temporal files, browser's cache.

IAC UPDATER\IACUPDATER.EXE is related to: PUP.Adware.SearchMedia, IAC UPDATER\IACUPDATER.EXE. Virustotal = 14/56 MD5 = BEC60EE87C13C435A90340AAD7EDEA1E File Size: 180128


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