What is HD-UpdaterService.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 HD-UpdaterService.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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HD-UpdaterService.exe file information

The process known as BlueStacks Updater Service belongs to software BlueStacks App Player or BlueStacks Notification Center by BlueStack Systems.

Description: HD-UpdaterService.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. HD-UpdaterService.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 831,096 bytes (20% of all occurrences), 839,288 bytes and 10 more variants. 
The program is not visible. The file has a digital signature. HD-UpdaterService.exe is not a Windows system file. It is a Verisign signed file. The software can be removed using the Control Panel's Add\Remove programs applet. Therefore the technical security rating is 13% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you run into problems with HD-UpdaterService.exe, you can uninstall BlueStacks Notification Center or BlueStacks App Player from your computer using the Control Panel applet Uninstall a Program.

Recommended: Identify HD-UpdaterService.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as HD-UpdaterService.exe. Therefore, you should check the HD-UpdaterService.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

Comes with BlueStacks App Player. Acts like shady spyware and is not easy to remove.

Summary: Average user rating of HD-UpdaterService.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user suspects danger.

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Best practices for resolving HD-UpdaterService issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with HD-UpdaterService. 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 HD-UpdaterService.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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