What is the "hotfixinstaller.exe" ?

Our database contains 146 different files for filename hotfixinstaller.exe . You can also check most distributed file variants with name hotfixinstaller.exe. This files most often belongs to product Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008. and were most often developed by company Microsoft Corporation. This files most often have description HOTIRON Hotfix Installer. Agregate rating is 5(5) stars - based on 7 reviews.This is executable file. You can find it running in Task Manager as the process hotfixinstaller.exe.

In most cases, this file is the main executable for the HOTIRON Hotfix Installer - an automatic installation service commonly used by the MS Windows applications to apply last updates or patches. User can see this application running in the memory when the installation process runs. Some users report a high CPU usage, which is mainly caused by the unpacking of the installation parts.

More info for this installer can be found here : http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-windows_programs/is-hotiron-hotfix-installer-a-suspicious-file/25d74a43-8520-4545-a914-4ddd41be2885

hotfixinstaller.exe Process

File details of most used file with name "hotfixinstaller.exe"

Product:
Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008
Company:
Microsoft Corporation
Description:
HOTIRON Hotfix Installer
Version:
9.0.40215.0
MD5:
8b7cea1db72ab6216009185aab2302e6
SHA1:
c149d10e6e339084d76757cdb218b2d1535ffe50
SHA256:
91b3e8282676518126fdaa9d17aba69f930304c43d19bba9e7a77bd9f63a2e26
Size:
322664
Directory:
%SystemDiskRoot%\ca1d69a3903445f2565f0a
Operating System:
Windows XP
Occurence:
Medium oc1
Digital Signature:
Microsoft Corporation

Is the Process "hotfixinstaller.exe" Safe or Threat ?

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Latest new variant of the file with name "hotfixinstaller.exe" was discovered 168 days ago. Our database contains 53 variants of the file "hotfixinstaller.exe" with final rating Safe and zero variants with final rating Threat . Final ratings are based on file reviews, discovered date, users occurence and antivirus scan results.

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