What is fwupdate.exe?
Fwupdate.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 fwupdate.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.
Fwupdate.exe file information
Description: Fwupdate.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. fwupdate.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 249,856 bytes (37% of all occurrences), 557,056 bytes and 7 more variants.
There is no information about the author of the file. The fwupdate.exe file is not a Windows system file. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Fwupdate.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 38% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you want to remove the program completely, go to Control Panel ⇒ Software ⇒ Crystal Report 11 Runtime.
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If fwupdate.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 28% dangerous. The file size is 871,536 bytes. There is no information about the author of the file. The program has no visible window. Fwupdate.exe is a Verisign signed file. It is certified by a trustworthy company. The file is not a Windows system file. Fwupdate.exe is able to monitor applications.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as fwupdate.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the fwupdate.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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