How to remove the updateLemurLeap virus

Most antivirus programs identify updateLemurLeap.exe as malware—such as Kaspersky identifies it as not-a-virus:HEUR:AdWare.MSIL.Kranet.heur, and Symantec identifies it as Trojan.Gen.2.

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UpdateLemurLeap.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with updateLemurLeap
UpdateLemurLeap.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as LemurLeap belongs to software Update LemurLeap or Lemurleap by LemurLeap or Lemurleap.

Description: UpdateLemurLeap.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The updateLemurLeap.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 206,624 bytes (75% of all occurrences) or 322,984 bytes. 
There is no information about the author of the file. The program has no visible window. It is digitally signed. It is not a Windows system file. UpdateLemurLeap.exe is a Verisign signed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 32% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If you have any problems with updateLemurLeap.exe, you can use the software publisher's support or uninstall the software Lemurleap or LemurLeap at mailto:support using the Uninstall a Program function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Uninstall a Program).

Recommended: Identify updateLemurLeap.exe related errors

Important: You should check the updateLemurLeap.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.


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Best practices for resolving updateLemurLeap issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active updateLemurLeap process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the updateLemurLeap.exe on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

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