My system was crashing regularly during the working session. So, I opened the task manager to end unwanted task then I was shocked to see lots of process related to ProtectUpdater.exe. It looks like an executable file but I haven't install such file in my PC. Then I opened temp folder and it will filled with the files which were completely unknown to me. I am unable to understand whats wrong with my system. Can you please help me to remove ProtectUpdater.exe completely? Is there any way to enhance the security of the system to stop the entrance of harmful threats?
ProtectUpdater.exe is classified as Trojan infection which seems like a legitimate executable file. It will secretly penetrate in your system and creates lots of files and shortcuts in the temp folder or at various location. ProtectUpdater.exe is also responsible for creating fake processes in the task manager. This will affect the running speed of various functions of the system including Internet connection. Its presence can damage other important programs or stored documents by dropping malicious codes.
ProtectUpdater.exe have capability to perform unwanted changes in the system settings which includes desktop background, privacy settings, file system and many more. You will also find modification in the registry entries which helps the threat to execute itself automatically. Apart from this, it will also try to gain your financial details and allow the third parties for unauthorized access. So, you are advised to remove ProtectUpdater.exe completely from the system in order to avoid further troubles.