What is update_checker.exe?
Update_checker.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 update_checker.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.
Update_checker.exe file information
Description: Update_checker.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. 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.
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 www.somoto.net 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 www.somoto.net 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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