What is Pareto_Update3.exe?

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 Pareto_Update3.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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Pareto_Update3.exe file information

The process known as Anwendung aktualisieren or Update Application belongs to software Paretologic or Universal Updater or Update Application by Paretologic ( or ParetoLogic (

Description: Pareto_Update3.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Pareto_Update3.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,983,488 bytes (83% of all occurrences), 565,952 bytes, 1,987,216 bytes or 1,987,184 bytes. 
Pareto_Update3.exe is not a Windows core file. There is no description of the program. The program has no visible window. Pareto_Update3.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 32% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In case you experience problems using Pareto_Update3.exe, you can do the following:
  1) uninstall Universal Updater or Paretologic Inc. software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7)
  2) search for help on the company's website.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Pareto_Update3.exe. Therefore, you should check the Pareto_Update3.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

Dies ist ein Programm, das sich nicht mehr entfernen laesst. Sammelt ungewollt Informationen. Man sollte pareto verklagen auf Schadensersatz. Installiert sich selbsatendig ohne benutzer zu informieren. Deinstall funktioniert nicht
  Christian R  

Summary: Average user rating of Pareto_Update3.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks Pareto_Update3.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it.

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Best practices for resolving Pareto_Update3 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with Pareto_Update3. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon 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 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the Pareto_Update3.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity 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. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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