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What is F-Secure Automatic Update.exe?

F-Secure Automatic Update.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 F-Secure Automatic Update.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.

F-Secure Automatic Update.exe file information

The process known as F-Secure Automatic Update or BackWeb Runner Application belongs to software RunnerEXE Application or F-Secure Anti-Virus Client or F-Secure Anti-Virus for by F-Secure Automatic Update (www.f-secure.com) or BackWeb Technologies (www.backweb.com).

Description: F-Secure Automatic Update.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file F-Secure Automatic Update.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 32,807 bytes (75% of all occurrences) or 16,423 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/f-secure%20automatic%20update.exe.html 
The program has no visible window. It is not a Windows core file. The software listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders). Therefore the technical security rating is 66% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
It is possible to uninstall F-Secure Anti-Virus Client or F-Secure Anti-Virus for from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs".

Recommended: Identify F-Secure Automatic Update.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as F-Secure Automatic Update.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the F-Secure Automatic Update.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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Summary: Average user rating of F-Secure Automatic Update.exe: based on 9 votes with 3 user comments.
6 users think F-Secure Automatic Update.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user thinks F-Secure Automatic Update.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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