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What is psu.exe?

Psu.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 psu.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.


Psu.exe file information

The process known as Softcam Updater or PSU belongs to software PowerInstall Softcam Updater by unknown.

Description: Psu.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file psu.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 57,003 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 57,124 bytes or 59,890 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/psu.exe.html 
Psu.exe is a file without information about the developer of this file. The psu.exe file is not a Windows core file. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders, HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders). Therefore the technical security rating is 36% dangerous.
If you encounter difficulties with psu.exe, you can uninstall FreePack software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 7/Vista).

Recommended: Identify psu.exe related errors

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