What is WajamUpdater.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 WajamUpdater.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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WajamUpdater.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with WajamUpdater
WajamUpdater.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Auto-updater belongs to software Wajam by Wajam.

Description: WajamUpdater.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The WajamUpdater.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 109,064 bytes. 
The file is a file with no information about its developer. The program is not visible. WajamUpdater.exe is certified by a trustworthy company. The WajamUpdater.exe file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 49% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you run into problems with WajamUpdater.exe, you can also uninstall Wajam software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7) or get help from the software vendor Wajam.

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

Ist ein Virus

Summary: Average user rating of WajamUpdater.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks WajamUpdater.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it.

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Best practices for resolving WajamUpdater issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with WajamUpdater. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon 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 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the WajamUpdater.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity 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. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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