The following instructions have been created to help you to get rid of "Teknum Updater" manually.
Use this guide at your own risk; software should usually be better suited to remove malware, since it is able to look deeper.

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Threat Details:

  • downloader

Start on system start even if automatic update is disabled. Never collecting personal data without explicit confirmation sounds good, but 'not annoying with unnecessary notifications' goes as far as not telling about the constantly in stealth running updater.
Supposed Functionality:
Privacy Statement:
We use personally identifiable information in the following ways: [...] To help you quickly find software, services or product information important to you. [...]
First, we never collect any of your personal data, unless you enter it into a sort of form and post it to us explicitly. Secondly, we are very strict about not annoying you with unnecessary notifications of any sort.
Links (be careful!):
Removal Instructions:


Please use Spybot-S&D, RunAlyzer or msconfig.exe to remove the following autorun entries.
  • Entries pointing to "Teknum Systems\update.exe".

Final Words:

If neither Spybot-S&D nor self help did resolve the issue or you would prefer one on one help,
  1. Please read these instructions before requesting assistance,
  2. Then start your own thread in the Malware Removal Forum where a volunteer analyst will advise you as soon as available.