How to remove an wuauboot error
The free file information forum can help you determine if wuauboot.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.
Wuauboot.exe file information
More precise details about what the process belongs to are not available. This is partly because the producer is not identified.
Description: wuauboot.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows.
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 71,168 bytes.
File wuauboot.exe is a file without information about the developer of this file. Wuauboot.exe is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. Program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Program listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. It is not a Windows system file. wuauboot.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 96% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as wuauboot.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the wuauboot.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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