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Is dpupdchk.exe safe?

Dpupdchk.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 dpupdchk.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.

Dpupdchk.exe file information

The process known as dpupdchk.exe belongs to software Microsoft IntelliPoint or Microsoft IntelliType Pro or Microsoft IntelliPoint / IntelliType Pro or Virgin Media Broadband Help by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).

Description: Dpupdchk.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. dpupdchk.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 357,800 bytes (48% of all occurrences), 447,560 bytes and 19 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/dpupdchk.exe.html 
The program is not visible. The file has a digital signature. It is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 37% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
You may want to do the following:

  • get help from the software vendor Microsoft
  • find out if there is a newer version available
  • uninstall the software Microsoft IntelliPoint using the "Add or Remove Programs" function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add or Remove Programs)

Recommended: Identify dpupdchk.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as dpupdchk.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the dpupdchk.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

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Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of dpupdchk.exe: based on 10 votes with 4 user comments.
One user thinks dpupdchk.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 6 users think it's probably harmless. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. 3 users don't grade dpupdchk.exe ("not sure about it").

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