What is WUApp32.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 WUApp32.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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WUApp32.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with WUApp32
WUApp32.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Logitech Updater Software belongs to software Logitech QuickCam or Logitech Webcam Software by Logitech (

Description: WUApp32.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The WUApp32.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 439,568 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 430,080 bytes or 466,648 bytes. 
The program has a visible window. WUApp32.exe is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. The program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: DEFAULT\Runonce). WUApp32.exe is not a Windows system file. It is a Verisign signed file. It is certified by a trustworthy company. WUApp32.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 0% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as WUApp32.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the WUApp32.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

Fehler beseitigen
  Peter Kohler info  
It is preventing logitech webcam from installing and working properly
  Thomas Boland  
WUApp32.exe - Logitech Updater Software, located in C:\Program Files\Common Files\logishrd\WUApp32.exe

Summary: Average user rating of WUApp32.exe: based on 3 votes with 3 user comments. 2 users think WUApp32.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving WUApp32 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with WUApp32. 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 WUApp32.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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