What is EzUpdt.exe?

The genuine EzUpdt.exe file is a software component of AI Suite II by ASUSTeK.
EzUpdt.exe is an executable file that is part of AI Suite II, a utility program suite that features five tools for tweaking system performance. This process runs the helper file for the Asus EPU program. This is not an essential process for Windows and can be disabled if known to create problems. AI Suite II is a collection of freeware utility programs designed to work with the Windows platform. The programs include Asus System Information, a system diagnostic tool; Asus PC Probe II, a file manager; Asus Update, used to keep Asus components up-to-date; Asus Fan Xpert, a fan speed tool; and ASUS MyLogo, a logo editor. Asus is a Chinese personal computer vendor that manufactures everything from desktops and laptops to mobile phones, monitors, optical storage devices, and graphics cards. In 2013, it was the world's fifth largest computer seller, in terms of sales. The company began launching graphics cards in 2005 with their initial PhysX accelerator card. Asus was founded in Taipei in 1989 by T.H. Tung, Ted Hsu, Wayne Hsieh and M.T. Liao, all previously employed by Acer. The company is currently headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan.

EZUpdt stands for Asus EZ Update

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the EzUpdt.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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EzUpdt.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with EzUpdt
EzUpdt.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as EzUpdt.exe belongs to software AI Suite II by ASUSTeK Computer (

Description: EzUpdt.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. EzUpdt.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,430,328 bytes (31% of all occurrences), 1,425,208 bytes and 4 more variants. 
EzUpdt.exe is a file with no information about its developer. The file is a Verisign signed file. EzUpdt.exe is digitally signed. The file is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. EzUpdt.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 41% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: There is a possibility to safely remove the program using the uninstall program of AI Suite II (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

Recommended: Identify EzUpdt.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as EzUpdt.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the EzUpdt.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

EzUpdt.exe and its program suite, AI Suite II are installed on Asus mainboard computers (meaning the motherboard. They are a premium manufacturer and suggest a top quality computer) to aid with proper driver installation, updates, BIOS versioning, and other important functions. its NOT essential, and can be removed, but well worth keeping installed.
  Marco Comparato   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of EzUpdt.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks it's probably harmless.

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Best practices for resolving EzUpdt issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with EzUpdt. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the EzUpdt.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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