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File: Re-markit Update

Location of Re-markit Update and Associated Malware

Check whether Re-markit Update is present in the following locations:

Re-markit Update file locations that are Windows version independent:

  • C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\Re-markit Update

If you find Re-markit Update 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 Re-markit Update file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.


Different Variations of Re-markit Update File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
3034945045B6E9B8AEEE987C94D3DD7E4C8FJul 25, 2014
30328B159FC2B95729F78F993D0887BD47A8Aug 18, 2014
30407B41ECC207F5A8EF44654929FAE44DDFSep 2, 2014
3026F11A1DB5DCECE9807AC1269C1041A2B7Sep 8, 2014
3012C56238FCEE49438BAC4934B0CC3E6ACFSep 11, 2014
30126BB07D0EBA95085784224D259160C6B4Oct 12, 2014
3026FEB042CB2DB728C948955BB5149ABB83Dec 4, 2014
3034B778D1C0C9B3F26B96F85092004B79A3Jan 1, 2015
3034D5D9BA52D6CCE4E7913791783984C44BSep 6, 2015
30160B9D1BBC7D5A118793CDAF0719F279B0Nov 23, 2015

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 Re-markit Update^

  1. To enable deleting the Re-markit Update 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 Re-markit Update and click End Process.
  2. Using your file explorer, browse to the file using the paths listed in Location of Re-markit Update 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 Re-markit Update and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

    • The deletion of Re-markit Update 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 Re-markit Update 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 Re-markit Update 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 Re-markit Update. The name of the first found registry value referencing Re-markit Update 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 Re-markit Update, 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 Re-markit Update and Associated Malware.