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What is DivXUpdate.exe?

DivXUpdate.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if DivXUpdate.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

DivXUpdate.exe file information

The process known as DivX Update or DivX Setup belongs to software DivX Update or DivX Setup by DivX (www.divx.com).

Description: DivXUpdate.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. DivXUpdate.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 1,259,376 bytes (30% of all occurrences), 1,164,584 bytes and 7 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/divxupdate.exe.html 
The DivXUpdate.exe file is a Verisign signed file. DivXUpdate.exe is digitally signed. The DivXUpdate.exe file is not a Windows system file. The program is not visible. The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The process uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 37% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
If there are any problems with DivXUpdate.exe, you may also remove the entire program DivX Setup or DivX-Setup using Windows Control Panel.

Recommended: Identify DivXUpdate.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as DivXUpdate.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the DivXUpdate.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

DivX Automatic Update Service - unnecessary but legit
Divx Update utility
  meetoo   (further information)
doesn't seem to update DIVX app
  kathy bailey  
not dangerous, but totally useless service that should be disabled

Summary: Average user rating of DivXUpdate.exe: based on 5 votes with 4 user comments.
3 users think DivXUpdate.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user thinks DivXUpdate.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. One user is not sure about it.

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