How to remove the sysupd virus
Most antivirus programs identify sysupd.dll as malware, for example Symantec identifies it as Spyware.ISearch, and TrendMicro identifies it as TROJ_IESER.A.
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Sysupd.dll file information
The process contains no information about its author.
Description: The file sysupd.dll is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 232,960 bytes (92% of all occurrences) or 231,424 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 5B4AB8E2-6DC5-477A-B637-BF3C1A2E5993. The program has no file description. The program is not visible. File sysupd.dll is an unknown file in the Windows folder. Sysupd.dll is able to monitor Internet browser. Sysupd.dll is not a Windows system file. sysupd.dll seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 82% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
Recommended: Identify sysupd.dll related errors
External information from Tony Klein:
- This spyware BHO (sysupd.dll) is related to iSearch "Desktop Search" toolbar
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as sysupd.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the sysupd.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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