What is the "wuauclt.exe" ? Variant 19484948

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 Automatic Updates. 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:
Automatic Updates
Version:
5.4.3790.2180
MD5:
57d1ec33c7e7fff5c5136f436097812c
SHA1:
c87cbe9a9520752902f0c15faaa80a2cd79942af
SHA256:
eb50bae6b5aa19ad2c8f022926ecee35598250a79df09588942342925824bfec
Size:
135680
Directory:
C:\Windows\System32
Operating System:
Windows XP
Occurence:
Low oc0

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

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User Reviews of the "wuauclt.exe"

  • SAFErating from user MikeOne (Variant: 19484948)

    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