How to remove the MsgUpdate virus
Most antivirus programs identify MsgUpdate.dll as malware, for example TrendMicro identifies it as TROJ_GEN.R1BC3GD or TROJ_SMALLTR.AEW, and Avast identifies it as Win32:Adware-gen.
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MsgUpdate.dll file information
Description: The file MsgUpdate.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 330,752 bytes (60% of all occurrences) or 292,352 bytes.
This .dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your Internet browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as your browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware. The unique ID of this BHO is 5948A52A-BA3A-49A8-BCAF-D578502BDA9D. Program has no file description. The program has no visible window. File MsgUpdate.dll is able to change the behavior or monitor Internet Explorer. It is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 58% dangerous.
Recommended: Identify MsgUpdate.dll related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as MsgUpdate.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the MsgUpdate.dll 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.
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