What is DriverUpdate.exe?
DriverUpdate.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 DriverUpdate.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.
DriverUpdate.exe file information
Description: DriverUpdate.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. DriverUpdate.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 13,179,660 bytes.
The file is a Verisign signed file. It is digitally signed. DriverUpdate.exe is not a Windows system file. The software can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The program has no visible window. DriverUpdate.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 15% dangerous.
If you are having problems with DriverUpdate.exe, you can completely remove DriverUpdate (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as DriverUpdate.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the DriverUpdate.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.
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