What is the "wuauclt.exe" ? Variant 503061

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 1 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

System Explorer Community Antivirus Report

This file was checked and tolerated by following antivirus shields :
Antivirus NameLatest Toleration
360 Total Security2016-09-01 15:10:02
avast! Antivirus2016-07-16 15:51:58
Avira Antivirus2016-04-27 17:35:45
Microsoft Security Essentials2016-01-20 20:00:55
McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware2015-07-27 05:53:25
AVG Internet Security 20142015-05-24 04:29:59
ESET NOD32 Antivirus 6.02015-03-18 21:27:54
Bitdefender Antivirus2015-02-20 21:32:50
Kaspersky Internet Security2015-02-02 14:27:27
AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 20152015-01-26 10:07:57
Antivirus shields were enabled and have latest antivirus database.

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

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100% of reviewed files are marked as Safe .
100% of reviewed files are marked as System file.
Our final rating for this file is Safe. Final rating is based on file reviews, discovered date, users occurence and antivirus scan results.
Filename "wuauclt.exe" is used by Microsoft Windows System files. Many threats uses filenames of System Processes to camouflage itself. You should consider suspected any file which uses system filename and is not stored in system directory or has invalid file version information. Correct system file contains full file version information from Microsoft.

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 CCW for file C:\Windows\System32\wuauclt.exe (Variant: 11165)

    Part of: Windows 7 64-bit Fileversion: 7.3.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)