What is wuauclt1.exe?
Wuauclt1.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 wuauclt1.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.
Wuauclt1.exe file information
Description: Wuauclt1.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. wuauclt1.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 172,312 bytes.
The file has a digital signature. The program has no visible window. Wuauclt1.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 54% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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Important: Some malware disguises itself as wuauclt1.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the wuauclt1.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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