What is the "wuauclt.exe" ? Variant 19436061

Our database contains 34745 different files for filename wuauclt.exe but this page contains information about single file with specific attributes. If you want to see general information about the wuauclt.exe then visit General Information Page . You can also check most distributed file variants with name wuauclt.exe. This file belongs to product Microsoft® Windows® Operating System and was developed by company Microsoft Corporation. This file has description Windows Update. Agregate rating is 5(5) stars - based on 1 reviews.This is executable file. You can find it running in Task Manager as the process wuauclt.exe.

wuauclt.exe Process
Product:
Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Company:
Microsoft Corporation
Description:
Windows Update
Version:
7.6.7600.256
MD5:
2bedeb47c83f565b352f770ee9b2ecae
SHA1:
7af30a331f8f74e55053da123e74cbbe5a3db8da
SHA256:
91ba187342d6a07c3ff11a350bdaef20f3511244fd3a94a186ac285d90a10a6f
Size:
69144
Directory:
C:\Windows\System32
Operating System:
Windows XP
Occurence:
Medium oc1

System Explorer Community Antivirus Report

This file was checked and tolerated by following antivirus shields :
Antivirus NameLatest Toleration
avast! Antivirus2015-05-14 22:42:00
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Is the Process "wuauclt.exe" Safe or Threat ?

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User Reviews of the "wuauclt.exe"

  • SAFErating from user MikeOne (Variant: 19436061)

    This file is the genuine Windows update client - part of Automatic Updates system from Microsoft, used to check for available updates (for the various versions of the MS Windows platform). The Windows update service can be automatic (checking the available updates for home installations on the Microsoft Update Service server) on set by network admins. More info about the service can be found here : http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windowsserver/bb332157.aspx
    "Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) enables information technology administrators to deploy the latest Microsoft product updates to computers that are running the Windows operating system. By using WSUS, administrators can fully manage the distribution of updates that are released through Microsoft Update to computers in their network."
    More info about problems with this file on http://support.microsoft.com/kb/312477
    This article lists the recommended steps to solve Windows Update, Microsoft Update a Windows Server Update Services problems : http://support.microsoft.com/kb/906602