What is the "spupdater.exe" ?

Our database contains 3 different files for filename spupdater.exe . This files most often belongs to product Search Protect. and were most often developed by company Conduit. This files most often have description Search Protect by conduit. Agregate rating is 3(3) stars - based on 2 reviews.This is executable file. You can find it running in Task Manager as the process spupdater.exe.

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Generally saying this executable is the update checker utility - we have several versions of this file used for HP applications and antivirus applications. In most cases this file is opening internet connection and checking for updates, sometimes opens a pop-up window with user message about new version available.

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spupdater.exe Process

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

Product:
Search Protect
Company:
Conduit
Description:
Search Protect by conduit
Version:
1.209.0.355
MD5:
3f400377b284706dc1a5bff9e565a3c6
SHA1:
99b2a51e625d26d273cc14e1991ef267ac1e3fdf
SHA256:
50e8028d2f457ca79d0cd5123a34c51f38baa0e8eb286eab837b2a461f69ad74
Size:
2125600
Directory:
%TEMP%\AU
Operating System:
Windows 8
Discovered:
December 10, 2013
Occurence:
Low oc0
Digital Signature:
Conduit Ltd.

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

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Latest new variant of the file with name "spupdater.exe" was discovered 348 days ago. Our database contains 1 variants of the file "spupdater.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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User Reviews of the "spupdater.exe"

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Reviews for all files with name "spupdater.exe"

  • THREATrating from user Still Uncertain for file %APPDATA%\SearchProtect\bin\AU\spupdater.exe (Variant: 17774508)

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    Better safe than sorry! Comodo calls it a "known threat". The guy above says its safe, just check Conduit's site, he says. So I mosey over there and cannot find the file "SPUpdater.exe" anywhere. So for me, until I find out otherwise, I'll treat it like a threat.

  • SAFErating from user MikeOne for file %PROGRAMFILES%\SearchProtect\bin\AU\spupdater.exe (Variant: 17782360)

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    This executable is the Search Protect updater utility from Conduit - part of the internet browser Toolbar. Check more info on http://www.conduit.com/