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File: DriverUpdate Scan.job

Location of DriverUpdate Scan.job and Associated Malware

Check whether DriverUpdate Scan.job is present in the following locations:

DriverUpdate Scan.job file locations that are Windows version independent:

  • C:\Windows\Tasks\DriverUpdate Scan.job

If you find DriverUpdate Scan.job file in any of these locations, your computer is very likely to be infected with the following malware:

IMPORTANT: Malware files can be camouflaged with the same file names as legitimate files. The DriverUpdate Scan.job file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.

Notes:

Different Variations of DriverUpdate Scan.job File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
470E01B1A03228FDEF288784EE1054DC2EEJun 30, 2015
4524A5CCB38B61C5E3E3E179D9986E8514BJul 23, 2015
47447BF43D06B328E1820A94A2A28D4B2BEJul 31, 2015
4520B4D9BC220AA0B0EEE02647A6B2CD6A1Aug 7, 2015
472999E8059D4C63CF76258F0CD7E6AEC0BAug 7, 2015
458B8DCE0DCEA0FF82126DEED63BFFB9435Aug 19, 2015
452D58D9C20734E8BCE5549F528111016CDAug 23, 2015
498C5C919F6F9984522789237066D1A4B97Aug 24, 2015
4729FB6B43DA9032E65AF5986097564ED4DAug 30, 2015
4724FE7AEF8582C41A684DE68C935971983Sep 3, 2015
452E68410AF45CA54404A352071C1903763Sep 3, 2015
44695D2CC908162E08BA8067F0616294D44Sep 5, 2015
496E2A41653B8648A6A80B4D68F4C165044Sep 12, 2015
470B4AFF60E99C852DCF1D339A4BA3492B5Sep 20, 2015
478ECA8797C188F38BC48D9476CD42857B0Sep 22, 2015
452DA3EF01B33E56061D924011F33D5C9D7Sep 25, 2015
4523F36E5CB3DC9B4268D7A001C01350FC0Sep 28, 2015
4523AD60E17CA9D310919240B5795A15E36Oct 1, 2015
4764226F02EA3C011F76E6AD67B3C549B58Oct 2, 2015
4705FAFCA71A13F06BACB14038A9C7BB99EOct 3, 2015
454651C65D655F285B335D376D9C0F757C1Oct 5, 2015
4880E1C35A61501F5539C8FE1F89E3B4087Oct 6, 2015
4522837D4D5AE957F72107D329351808BF3Oct 8, 2015
476E03C820BC46330CC7AABEAE404D36C76Oct 11, 2015
4525C1776FE576EFAF32B7277A1DF33CACCOct 12, 2015
49688613D10DB30171CD1F75362F4F6617DOct 14, 2015
480D4901522AABCEFD00AE9FF61B142534EOct 19, 2015
4660A4F9144D7662160B2017BCDA763E76EOct 21, 2015
486CD0CE6ECD00B63E1DD3E6D39A35EF9B4Oct 22, 2015
4723438CCAA8E0B338764E1A6D3364D081BOct 25, 2015
452F3013CEA9F62ECDAE86D7E77E1C89F51Nov 6, 2015
488CAB8644D24F65B3CAE9A2EAAD9D72C7ENov 11, 2015
45291499BEA3028D49F892A6868A0BECCB5Nov 13, 2015
4484EB32C8D5053DE1A1BE1C7143E2B3F3DNov 20, 2015
474DE59C2F4300BF3DBB605CE52BB92D411Nov 22, 2015
46890A8F24A4163978A5368B052DFC6CBC4Nov 23, 2015
49858F4AC02845333E031F1C93DC66F48EANov 24, 2015
472E66787664BB9E353E94E593925B20134Nov 29, 2015
452B73B7D08433993C78FC47BDF5FDACD00Nov 30, 2015
448391EF2DA9DAF25F1C47BD0DBAF0C587BDec 4, 2015
476B79668BA91DC2DDA294C617CE7FB3DD6Dec 6, 2015
50094DE5F8646C68681F4A220F2BA2B3B77Dec 13, 2015
468CAD8BAAAEA7EDCE6184A3DC8F9B4016DDec 15, 2015
450FDC64507CB00E82793D3D72F832F4374Dec 15, 2015
494426A32C50D2844B04A2E0C56CE144DDDDec 16, 2015
486D17731A1B3BDD30C79E964085E29F0A7Dec 20, 2015
48824D8A75C11B6155C8888FF80FB3B8CEFDec 21, 2015
4726E3076B839FF668301C09D529636B713Dec 21, 2015
4521106D785E9BD924F86809D4470EF61BFDec 25, 2015
47871CCB269248CDEE84D53FC61EDBAD454Dec 28, 2015
508F9C06AB13AF04E20E7C1683379F0AEE9Dec 28, 2015
494076013FCB4F0B4E728F818E21ED832A9Dec 29, 2015
49495F38D9D3F450F82D1D9EB8C718A01CCDec 29, 2015
506D361987717975F62D88726AF125BE44DDec 29, 2015
45229B032D7CBAC1B490ED5E9F3962B1446Dec 31, 2015
482BA7101A7A070AF95E1394BB1FCDC384BJan 2, 2016
4742A7D623F27C6F9AC548360C71D49E034Jan 2, 2016
44496073390CA8C2FF39AC6F629BE8A8D50Jan 2, 2016
472DA4A2B49EFA04F380C2AA9CBC1865FA4Jan 6, 2016
452BA4226854D21A11A7588DCBE3CF7C175Jan 8, 2016
47619687D0CBF362DAAB27089F3A884C51EJan 10, 2016
4768B2429468BC9DA19C0216B7C01BBAAC4Jan 23, 2016
452F2447530A2191A81E25D9D0B47301288Jan 26, 2016
446863447682363BB5060CB5C36657C3C1EFeb 1, 2016
490E3751197ED05BAA357AAF2014BCA3F36Feb 2, 2016
476BCD8640B20FD53905C4821207E923D1CFeb 2, 2016
4941E31183BEC75A533E75F290FF0DFAB3EFeb 2, 2016
5021691DA62E3B7034F5B3393D667185E93Feb 11, 2016
5086C73494543187554AC02216A6372D270Feb 12, 2016
4723B6F495DB40615A595BD83088C40B767Feb 13, 2016
4525B05629E348D8DAC3EA5FD97E5F05F2EFeb 15, 2016
47212D98732AF7F3B21D1C3938E7726B2EDFeb 16, 2016
47294028D66C63CA04932A27CE537DA9972Feb 16, 2016
4483E33E293CEC99BED1BCC26B74D43AB89Feb 18, 2016
4867036FCF35C8D1D69A279E8B0FD7AF7B1Feb 23, 2016
468976B57BEF3EAFC138024D299F27D7231Mar 5, 2016
504B5BC7CC558469E848FCB9A28D3AD4387Mar 16, 2016
480C622AF28079AA09D6A13ECFF70F9821BMar 18, 2016
51821305CA5387D765015E8C30C5557643EMar 20, 2016
452F75ECE3E1317A2FCFDB5788176C29345Mar 23, 2016
452AAECA43D520597611F4D5A0F163951A3Mar 24, 2016
518865779A4395EBA645B66B88927CCE9E0Mar 29, 2016
504CDFA06FC9B3A2C1898763F83180D49A5Apr 7, 2016
452DCD9B7AE34B17CF722593839C147A1B7Apr 7, 2016
474AC6E3979C1C3B953F021BCBD1D598569Apr 8, 2016
490350B553CFDEB90F6E36C67A6DCAE7B94Apr 10, 2016
45231162D074D6DFE5EF01431CD6FAF0B47Apr 12, 2016
504EF2EC9B078435CBD3236A17ADA47071FApr 14, 2016
448F002CA4CCEAB646A40A91892680F244CApr 15, 2016
452BF26CC8749195925419C6E836305C97BApr 19, 2016
4527DD357D877C72784B3C5B5323D068E76Apr 25, 2016
4606ECFB9D5CD764AC7DBFB1FA41F7C00FAApr 30, 2016
452564097B091E43AE4D4EB633F8B571350May 1, 2016
486E18BB2FFA175E468DD06331CEAF3F48CMay 1, 2016
472CA3F6F5CC9047CEAD535935DABBE394BMay 3, 2016
474B83512B322CB44124A4A8E4ACD8C2BFFMay 8, 2016
4921287099F6F594042B5EFCED07C0E7AC0May 9, 2016
496C2D02FF7817088E35D3BC50833C82CC7May 11, 2016
48405251023B3442FFFAF95447E97459BD8May 13, 2016
4860DDCE5167D75DBF0CC09E1384A6768A3May 16, 2016
45241CBA933CF1B074C311DE73E759D09BAMay 16, 2016
51460C9F8EEB4F2805455A3AE0ED5E9F636May 17, 2016
45205FBAF6C0DA74CDF0482ACD43E1E2BB5May 18, 2016
514651F5327CA66AB67CFE4737D6CFD366DMay 18, 2016
48206AE3CA7F64652E5A9ED9CC6DE2E23E0May 20, 2016
468231919E7E1F555302A390D1DE308E83BMay 20, 2016
4642437355681DC7320EF6A220E4115D05CMay 23, 2016
470729563B15A821FA8253E732A25E74357May 23, 2016
4525718B0A277657E15195A72C6005F3167May 23, 2016
50630C3816A193A375709C372FAF5C5046BMay 23, 2016
4481A4EB1D2917A67F88BE2E36E182B9192May 25, 2016
452899FF26843BF4976749F949C308990DDMay 26, 2016
4648298BF4FC194906CF52E0347509D72C8May 26, 2016
476FA9617E87F1F25271C2A714ACB86078BMay 26, 2016
490687F6215BEB29B98F7EC75501FF9C619May 30, 2016
4964C0A3680FA7FF366DEC037C1F35CECC0May 30, 2016
4646A4B2AEE1376EF9A6903FAAC35E64B36Jun 2, 2016
474FEEE26F38EEBC19DAF930BE0DF0F566FJun 3, 2016
4520E1C6C34529C3295EC5992810D1E1BBDJun 7, 2016
47658E26C9116749390E2AA1611BD7C52B3Jun 8, 2016
456CE9C2BA18FDB42B4FDF974891960E259Jun 9, 2016
4861C619B2EB4BEE8861041E5197352A4AEJun 14, 2016
452BD29B3F60A57C5876257F7331208CF51Jun 14, 2016
486498E81DD1263875B4A8E0A4C5A0666EBJun 15, 2016
522F72B039796B604F764B694513F5F7421Jul 21, 2016
4725DFF8895D683B6BB086CE9B8DA616487Jul 25, 2016
46605622EDF0A79010531CD3BB439917BEDJul 27, 2016
45679DF2C6E85CCD06B8134FEFEB4477C8EAug 9, 2016
47036366F0F852082682B2045FD0E5D0639Aug 13, 2016
472881D2AF850D7D084BDD1E8DF234B83A3Sep 12, 2016
446144B1197E599A472AB48CC236E73F1E0Sep 15, 2016
5043115BD34EA5E6C5D9D0A2577D6FD6C52Sep 24, 2016
504ABF671692FFE34D6EC5055B6D9BA8DDDOct 11, 2016
4902821DC679C86B24AA12CF940402B2C1BOct 18, 2016
466330FF0EB39D99DCE5202A64FC8CAEDABOct 24, 2016
448A9B4E9239FEBFF3FCEE064AB02A422B1Nov 1, 2016
4681F1BCA24F345F1D88B7CBE8A88EC8202Nov 8, 2016
4884C918EAFD14EF84374154287DA8A7AF5Nov 9, 2016
476C8658912776F673D338EE1538D9362BENov 9, 2016
470D52BBC51B57C56A96C62792EA8033AEANov 13, 2016
490C462EE565A642BFAA7E40DD43D6FC368Nov 15, 2016
504649854D45899663B99E6C22559085486Nov 17, 2016
4820273DBA9D42DD1F4E254D7CD19C04756Nov 20, 2016
496A9461588468D9320E6C4F4184E05239CNov 22, 2016
464C09B4F98372D82E9A49DDBD4B93235C3Dec 1, 2016
4462D54B51036D4D37A17850F3404A2994EDec 1, 2016
488F00FA3B97888ACDDEE14C622707ED2E1Dec 6, 2016
52030B93713AA987C1A0F32491ADB8AD917Dec 8, 2016
4805A70FBB4D36C2CEC9147EE578BE11974Dec 11, 2016
516C7ECC325B80DF59381A71F80806DD011Dec 13, 2016
460B62FEF64541453B8311B4191E7F8A8B3Dec 15, 2016
486269BFBF69B2A3FD60705134B67E4D998Dec 19, 2016
5047DF1EBAFACB45C5A49088ACBD3724571Dec 19, 2016
470133EEBC4AF719E4A3B36196E86B7FFFEDec 20, 2016
4843A8A94D23608B89F74D9C71BDD2DEDD2Dec 21, 2016
492753623F97B848C8824D8B6A58211AF25Jan 8, 2017
496C1D0F49DC5708D6B838119B25AAD5766Jan 15, 2017
4822D64F5A77648F4B0D045DC35F4D862DEJan 24, 2017
50088B3DB83CEAC5DEA657512ACC9585BB2Feb 5, 2017
476A79430E5F2DD7B43E9CF5B88B75465AFFeb 8, 2017
490528EB6F48CDBE0C1A66FCA872AEC0FFDFeb 9, 2017
47880A09B0FA2E79694EEAB058314A51029Feb 23, 2017
5205AE3DDFABB8492EB5723CDD0B3BA8017Mar 2, 2017
47465FD1023234CAEB09BD2DEF33EF7DD04Mar 2, 2017
4468E6BB713398DCF3FD90DB77A0C3042FFApr 6, 2017
482572A359960F337701D5790E5A9CE2A48Apr 12, 2017
50687E71DA9610FBABDA24562F65D5BC48CApr 30, 2017
478627F21FC9151EAAF6E2930A056CF3AC7May 4, 2017
4461FA7F52112B2BB264E0943781B2DC635May 7, 2017
486518D05E37F34EEA371BFE892A69E3535May 12, 2017
4765A84719F464182F937EE0A43276379D6May 22, 2017
49215995FC1B990D2317D02A8D47235146FMay 23, 2017
4640D7D9097E72AF8E53C9E0D8765D802A5Jun 7, 2017
50690C67F86ED0B73C1DBD1AE4C8FAD746AJun 7, 2017
450EB7F061BEAF07809DBF0F1FB393E4E23Jun 23, 2017

Why Is It Important to Remove Malware Files?^

It is imperative that you delete malware-associated files as soon as possible because they can be used - or are already being used - to inflict serious damage on your PC, including:

  • Disrupting the normal functioning of the operating system or rendering it completely useless.
  • Hijacking valuable private information (credit card numbers, passwords, PIN codes, etc.)
  • Directing all your Web searches to the same unwanted or malicious sites.
  • Dramatically slowing down your computer.
  • Gaining total control of your PC to spread viruses and trojans and send out spam.

How to Remove DriverUpdate Scan.job^

  1. To enable deleting the DriverUpdate Scan.job file, terminate the associated process in the Task Manager as follows:
    • Right-click in the Windows taskbar (a bar that appears along the bottom of the Windows screen) and select Task Manager on the menu.
    • In the Tasks Manager window, click the Processes tab.
    • On the Processes tab, select DriverUpdate Scan.job and click End Process.
  2. Using your file explorer, browse to the file using the paths listed in Location of DriverUpdate Scan.job and Associated Malware.
  3. Select the file and press SHIFT+Delete on the keyboard.
  4. Click Yes in the confirm deletion dialog box.
  5. Repeat steps 2-4 for each location listed in Location of DriverUpdate Scan.job and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

    • The deletion of DriverUpdate Scan.job will fail if it is locked; that is, it is in use by some application (Windows will display a corresponding message). For instructions on deleting locked files, see Deleting Locked Files.
    • The deletion of DriverUpdate Scan.job will fail if your Windows uses the NT File System (NTFS) and you have no write rights for the file. Request your system administrator to grant you write rights for the file.

Deleting Locked Files^

You can delete locked files with the RemoveOnReboot utility. You can install the RemoveOnReboot utility from here.

After you delete a locked file, you need to delete all the references to the file in Windows registry.

To delete a locked file:

  1. Right-click on the file and select Send To -> Remove on Next Reboot on the menu.
  2. Restart your computer.

The file will be deleted on restart.

Note: In the case of complex viruses that can replicate themselves, malware files can reappear in the same locations even after you have deleted those files and restarted your computer. Exterminate It! Antimalware can effectively eradicate such viruses from your computer.

To remove all registry references to a DriverUpdate Scan.job malware file:

  1. On the Windows Start menu, click Run.
  2. In the Open box, type regedit and click OK. The Registry Editor window opens.
  3. On the Edit menu, select Find.
  4. In the Find dialog box, type DriverUpdate Scan.job. The name of the first found registry value referencing DriverUpdate Scan.job is highlighted in the right pane of the Registry Editor window.
  5. Right-click the registry value name and select Delete on the menu.
  6. Click Yes in the Confirm Value Delete dialog box.
  7. To delete all other references to DriverUpdate Scan.job, repeat steps 4-6.
IMPORTANT: Malware files can masquerade as legitimate files by using the same file names. To avoid deleting a harmless file, ensure that the Value column for the registry value displays exactly one of the paths listed in Location of DriverUpdate Scan.job and Associated Malware.