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What is LU5.exe?

LU5.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 LU5.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.

LU5.exe file information

The process known as Live Update (version 5 Application) belongs to software ControlCenter or Live or Live Update (version 5 Application) by Micro-Star International.

Description: LU5.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file LU5.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 1,277,952 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 1,915,408 bytes or 1,220,608 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/lu5.exe.html 
The file is not a Windows system file. There is no information about the author of the file. The program has no visible window. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). LU5.exe is able to record inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 47% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
It is possible to uninstall Live or Liveupdate5 from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs", visit the vendor’s support site or make sure that you have installed the latest version.

Recommended: Identify LU5.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as LU5.exe. Therefore, you should check the LU5.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

ich habe bei mir die lu5.exe ebenfalls und kommt mit grosser wahrscehinlich kein von msi fuer die treiberaktualisierung ich musste sie instalieren dsa man die treiber bekommt
an MSI system update (MSI Live Update)

Summary: Average user rating of LU5.exe: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments.
2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user is not sure about it.

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