What is upschd.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the upschd.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Upschd.exe file information

The process known as TODO: File description or Scheduler or Update Scheduler

belongs to software WinCleaner AntiVirus or Quick Heal AntiVirus or Quick Heal or Quick Heal Total Security

by TODO: Company name or Quick Heal Technologies (P) ( or CAT Computer Services Pvt..

Description: Upschd.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The upschd.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 35,840 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 148,424 bytes, 34,816 bytes or 95,608 bytes. 
The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). The file is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. Upschd.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 42% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: You can uninstall the program Quick Heal Total Security or WinCleaner AntiVirus, or ask the software vendor for support. Click on Quick Heal Total Security or WinCleaner AntiVirus in Windows Control Panel (Software or Programs section) to uninstall it.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as upschd.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the upschd.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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Best practices for resolving upschd issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with upschd. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the upschd.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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