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.
- Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
- Microsoft Corporation
- Windows Update
- Operating System:
- Windows XP
- Digital Signature:
- Microsoft Windows Component Publisher
|Antivirus Name||Latest Toleration|
|avast! Antivirus||2016-09-07 23:10:46|
|Avira Desktop||2016-09-07 21:00:29|
|Avira Antivirus||2016-09-07 21:00:29|
|360 Total Security||2016-09-07 18:27:08|
|ZoneAlarm Free Firewall Antivirus||2016-09-07 17:15:23|
|AVG Internet Security||2016-09-07 11:28:51|
|AVG AntiVirus Free Edition||2016-09-07 10:16:13|
|Panda Free Antivirus||2016-09-07 10:16:13|
|Microsoft Security Essentials||2016-09-07 09:09:14|
Is the Process "wuauclt.exe" Safe or Threat ?
20% of reviewed files with different MD5 located in different directory are marked as Threat .
SAFErating from user abcd
SAFErating from user Sabrina01
SAFErating from user Denis for file C:\Windows\System32\wuauclt.exe
SAFErating from user MikeOne for file C:\Windows\System32\wuauclt.exe (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 (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!