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How to remove the DM_Update virus

Most antivirus programs identify DM_Update.exe as malware, such as McAfee identifies it as Generic.dx!tbj, and TrendMicro identifies it as TROJ_AGENT.AWJB.
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DM_Update.exe file information

There are no author's data about the DM_Update.exe process.

Description: DM_Update.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. DM_Update.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32. The file size on Windows 7/XP is 135,178 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/dm_update.exe.html 
There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. It is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). It is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 82% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

Recommended: Identify DM_Update.exe related errors

Important: You should check the DM_Update.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

I believe it is part of the Geovision digital video recorder security software.
It is a trojan troj_agent.awjb
  Rashid Amin  
I thing that it is a component o Geo Vison system
I thing that it is a component o Geo Vison system
  Francisco Lopez  

Summary: Average user rating of DM_Update.exe: based on 3 votes with 4 user comments.
One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user thinks DM_Update.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. One user is not sure about it.

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