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What is IntuitUpdateService.exe?

IntuitUpdateService.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 IntuitUpdateService.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.

IntuitUpdateService.exe file information

The process known as Intuit Update Service belongs to software Intuit Update Service or TurboTax (version 2011 WinPerReleaseEngine) by Intuit (www.intuit.com).

Description: IntuitUpdateService.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. IntuitUpdateService.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 13,088 bytes (57% of all occurrences) or 13,672 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/intuitupdateservice.exe.html 
The program has no visible window. The IntuitUpdateService.exe file is a Verisign signed file. The file is digitally signed. IntuitUpdateService.exe is not a Windows system file. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. IntuitUpdateService.exe seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 9% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You could uninstall TurboTax 2011 WinPerReleaseEngine or TurboTax 2009 WinPerReleaseEngine from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs".

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as IntuitUpdateService.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the IntuitUpdateService.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

intuitupdateservice.exe is part of Intuit Automatic Update Service. Service installed by some Intuit programs, Turbo Tax being one of them, and whose role is to automatically update your Intuit product in the background.
we uninstalled the TuboTax program yet the IntuiDupdater still persists; we 'end process' but can't terminally kill it. What to do?
  Penny in Alaska  
It's the TurboTax auto-updater.
This is a Windows Service. To stop it, use Coltrol Panel Admin Tools Services
Fine if you are using Intuit products (TurboTax)

Summary: Average user rating of IntuitUpdateService.exe: based on 5 votes with 5 user comments.
One user thinks it's probably harmless. 4 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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