What is the "wuauclt.exe" ? Variant 10403891

Our database contains 35117 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 5 reviews.This is executable file. You can find it running in Task Manager as the process wuauclt.exe.

wuauclt.exe Process
Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Microsoft Corporation
Windows Update
Operating System:
Windows 7
High oc2
Digital Signature:
Microsoft Windows Component Publisher

System Explorer Community Antivirus Report

This file was checked and tolerated by following antivirus shields :
Antivirus NameLatest Toleration
avast! Antivirus2016-09-07 23:10:46
Avira Desktop2016-09-07 21:00:29
Avira Antivirus2016-09-07 21:00:29
360 Total Security2016-09-07 18:27:08
ZoneAlarm Free Firewall Antivirus2016-09-07 17:15:23
AVG Internet Security2016-09-07 11:28:51
AVG AntiVirus Free Edition2016-09-07 10:16:13
Panda Free Antivirus2016-09-07 10:16:13
Microsoft Security Essentials2016-09-07 09:09:14
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Is the Process "wuauclt.exe" Safe or Threat ?

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100% of reviewed files are marked as Safe .
Our final rating for this file is Safe. Final rating is based on file reviews, discovered date, users occurence and antivirus scan results.
80% of reviewed files with different MD5 located in different directory are marked as Safe .
20% of reviewed files with different MD5 located in different directory are marked as Threat .

User Reviews of the "wuauclt.exe"

  • SAFErating from user abcd for file C:\Windows\System32\wuauclt.exe

  • SAFErating from user Sabrina01 for file C:\Windows\System32\wuauclt.exeflag de

  • SAFErating from user Denis

  • SAFErating from user MikeOne (Variant: 10403891)

    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

  • SAFErating from user Mindconnect2020 for file C:\Windows\System32\wuauclt.exe (Variant: 10407297)

    it's safe, but VERY annoying. After you have installed WIN-Updates, every 10 min. it annoyes you to restart. - BAD, BAD windows: You can't finish yor work or your downloads!