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How to remove an update_checker error


Update_checker.exe is a executable file (a program) for Windows. The filename extension .exe is the abbreviation for executable. 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 update_checker.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.

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Update_checker.exe file information

The process known as FilesFrog.com Update Checker or SDP belongs to software FilesFrog Update Checker or FaceSmooch Toolbar by Somoto.

Description: The file update_checker.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 201,808 bytes (89% of all occurrences) or 208,952 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/update_checker.exe.html 
The file has a digital signature. The update_checker.exe file is not a Windows core file. The program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The program has no visible window. Update_checker.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 37% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you have any problems with update_checker.exe, you may also want to completely remove FilesFrog Update Checker (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs) or visit the Somoto support page.

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If update_checker.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 42% dangerous. The file size is 201,808 bytes (66% of all occurrences), 200,784 bytes, 131,584 bytes or 208,952 bytes. Update_checker.exe is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. The file is digitally signed. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Update_checker.exe is able to monitor applications.
If you have any problems with update_checker.exe, you may also want to completely remove FilesFrog Update Checker or FaceSmooch Toolbar (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs) or visit the Somoto support page.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as update_checker.exe. Therefore, you should check the update_checker.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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Falsche Information: Der Hersteller Somoto bietet eine Webseite für Hilfe & Unterstützung bzw. ein Deinstallationsprogramm - da gibt es gar nichts. In irgend einer Form taucht dieser Schädling sofort nach dem Entfernen wieder auf - zum Beispiel als cltmngui.exe
  haruba  

Summary: Average user rating of update_checker.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 review.
One user suspects danger.


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