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Calls
Posts: 2,118
Registered: ‎10-07-2009

Is googleupdate.exe a virus?

I uninstalled google eart via the add/remove program functions. After I restarted my computer, it again shows googleupdate.exe in my security history attempting to access my NIS

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Bombastus
Posts: 1,795
Registered: ‎11-16-2009

Re: Is googleupdate.exe a virus?

It's not a virus. You just don't get rid of it that easily. :P The service remains after an uninstall of the program.

 

Here's how to competely get rid of it:

 

http://entangled.wordpress.com/2008/09/03/stealthy-googleupdate/