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How to remove an EgisUpdate error


EgisUpdate.exe is a executable file (a program) for Windows. The filename extension .exe is the abbreviation for executable. 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 EgisUpdate.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.

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EgisUpdate.exe file information

The process known as EgisUpdate Release Application belongs to software EgisTec In-Product Service or EGIS TECHNOLOGY INC by Egis Technology (www.egistec.com) or EgisTec (www.egistec.com).

Description: The file EgisUpdate.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 199,464 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 201,584 bytes and 4 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/egisupdate.exe.html 
The program has no visible window. EgisUpdate.exe is a Verisign signed file. The EgisUpdate.exe file is digitally signed. The file is not a Windows system file. The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The software can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. Therefore the technical security rating is 20% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
In case of any problems with EgisUpdate.exe, you can also do the following:

  • search the support area on the Egistec website
  • uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > Shredder or EGIS TECHNOLOGY INC.)

Recommended: Identify EgisUpdate.exe related errors .

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as EgisUpdate.exe. Therefore, you should check the EgisUpdate.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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User Comments

Its an updater related to mywinlocker program.
  Chunks   (further information)
Update process for MyWinLocker
  Jem  
This is part of the Egistec.com MyWinLocker encryption software that comes as a trial pay sample with Acer laptops. The process continually checks for updates to the software. If you are not using the software, you can disable the update checking process.
  James R Shaw   (further information)
It's an auto updater for mywinlocker suite, which Acer includes as bloatware with its net/notebooks. If you use the program keep it. If you uninstall mywinlocker Egisupdate stays and autostarts. Useless.
  john  

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Summary: Average user rating of EgisUpdate.exe: based on 8 votes with 4 reviews.
One user thinks EgisUpdate.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 4 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. 2 users suspect danger. One user thinks EgisUpdate.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.


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