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What is PmmUpdate.exe?

PmmUpdate.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 PmmUpdate.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.


PmmUpdate.exe file information

The process known as PMM Update Application belongs to software EgisTec In-Product Service or HP SimplePass Identity Protection by Egis Technology (www.egistec.com).

Description: PmmUpdate.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file PmmUpdate.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 407,920 bytes (45% of all occurrences), 401,192 bytes, 452,976 bytes, 467,024 bytes or 408,432 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/pmmupdate.exe.html 
The file has a digital signature. It is not a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. It is a Verisign signed file. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. The software starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Therefore the technical security rating is 15% dangerous.
It is possible to do the following:
  1) uninstall the software Shredder or MyWinLocker using the "Add or Remove Programs" function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add or Remove Programs)
  2) ask the www.egistec.com [1][2]'s Customer Service for advice.

Recommended: Identify PmmUpdate.exe related errors

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