How to get rid of the net_updater64 VirusSometimes the net_updater64 file may cloak a virus. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.
Other problems with net_updater64.exe
The net_updater64.exe process is also known as Luminati SDK Updater and is a part of Hola™ 1.117.243 - Better Internet or, as the case may be, Hola™ 1.107.108 - Better Internet. This software is produced by Luminati Networks. An obsolete or defective version of net_updater64.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Luminati SDK Updater has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Luminati SDK Updater has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- net_updater64.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module net_updater64.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about net_updater64.exe Luminati SDK Updater
net_updater64.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file net_updater64.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 2,037,680 bytes (40% of all these files), 2,016,688 bytes or, as the case may be, 2,038,192 bytes.
The net_updater64 file is not part of the Windows operating system. This net_updater64 program is receiving or sending data on the LAN (your local network) or on the Internet. This particular software does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The file has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. The file is attempting to make itself invisible. This is not standard practice. Net_updater64.exe is capable of monitor other applications. For this reason, 84% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
Attention: If you find net_updater64.exe on your computer, please scan it with an anti-virus product. If your anti-virus software does not recognize it as being harmful, then please make sure that you have the latest update of the signature file, or check the file online. For this option, you may want to use Security Task Manager. Here, click on the process with the right mouse button and send the file to an online virus scanner.
What do other computer users say about net_updater64?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall Hola™ 1.117.243 - Better Internet or Hola™ 1.107.108 - Better Internet
To remove Luminati SDK Updater from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Hola™ 1.117.243 - Better Internet or Hola™ 1.107.108 - Better Internet in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if net_updater64.exe (Luminati SDK Updater) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Luminati SDK Updater. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Luminati SDK Updater or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or net_updater64.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.