How to remove an qbupdate error
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Qbupdate.exe file information
The process known as QBUpdate Module or QuickBooks Automatic Update belongs to software QuickBooks or QuickBooks Automatic Update or QuickBooks Automatic or Intuit by Intuit (www.intuit.com) or Intuit Canada.
Description: The file qbupdate.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files" (mostly C:\Program Files\Common Files\Intuit\QuickBooks\QBUpdate\).
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 806,912 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 724,992 bytes and 12 more variants.
File qbupdate.exe is not a Windows system file. The program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders). The program has no visible window. Therefore the technical security rating is 38% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
In case of problems with qbupdate.exe, you can contact Intuit Customer Service, find out if there is a newer version available or uninstall the associated program
Recommended: Identify qbupdate.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
- "Quickbooks Update Agent" is not required to run at start up. Associated with Intuit's Quickbooks but not required. Possibly to do with the payroll update service but you're prompted to check for updates when appropriate whether this is running or not
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as qbupdate.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the qbupdate.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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