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What is SBUpdate.exe?

SBUpdate.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 SBUpdate.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.

SBUpdate.exe file information

The process known as SBUpdate Module or Secure Browse Updater belongs to software SBUpdate Module or SpeedBit Watchman or SentryBay Update Service by Speedbit (www.speedbit.com) or Speed-Bit LTD (www.speedbit.com) or SentryBay.

Description: SBUpdate.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file SBUpdate.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 92,360 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 92,320 bytes or 92,800 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/sbupdate.exe.html 
The program has no visible window. It is digitally signed. The file is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 43% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
In the event of any problems with SBUpdate.exe, you can uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ SpeedBit Watchman or ask the www.speedbit.com's Customer Service for advice.

Recommended: Identify SBUpdate.exe related errors

If SBUpdate.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 22% dangerous. The file size is 41,272 bytes. The program is not visible. The file is a Verisign signed file. The SBUpdate.exe file is digitally signed. The service has no detailed description. It is not a Windows core file.

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

Changes homepages and broser settings
Hi, This file is constantly using about 40-55% of the cpu, without any known benefit, so I've ended the process many times. Today I changed the file name so it wouldn't be automatically started.
Lately I noticed that my computer -Sony VAIO- has suddenly shut down every one or two days. I noticed later that the fan is continueously running which signs a CPU high activity. Using CTRL+ALT+DEL I chicked the processes to find that lots of threads of SBUpdate.exe with me as a user. Checked the net to know that it is Speebit update. I uninstalled speedbit and all programs related to it (DAP-Download accelerator Program). After restart, I found that the computer CPU reduced from about 100% to 60% with remaining 2 SBUpdate threads. I checked speed bit and found that the two programs are uninstalled and there any more. Hence, I killed the 2 SBUpdate processes to get 1% CPU usage. Great. However, While writing this comment, I noticed that the fan is running again. Checked to find that one more SBUpdate is still running (Not sure that originally were 3 processes and I killed 2 only or a new process started). Of course, I intend to search for SBUpdate.exe in C: and delete or rename it so as it doesnot run again with next restart. Any other advise?.Thank you.
  Ismat AlDmour  

Summary: Average user rating of SBUpdate.exe: based on 3 votes with 3 user comments.
One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. One user thinks SBUpdate.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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