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autoupdate.exe

WindowsCleaner Updater by Cheng Du VTools Information Technology (Signed)

Version:   2.1.15.169
MD5:   b70256f06e1c7f19b3f76916a5422899
SHA1:   36db01fab7822a02ea6b62ddeabec29fa72d09d5
SHA256:   8f580a1fc2e2a5b5d16a8b39685a9e3abf9854291652814de01eeccaff23750e

What is autoupdate.exe?

Windows Cleaner Updater is the software updater program which runs in the background of Windows and automatically starts up when your PC boots. It checks for software udpates and automatically downloads and installs them if found. The updater will check for updates remotely and install them based on an internal schedule.

Overview

autoupdate.exe is an auto-starting process that used the Windows Task Scheduler service to load when the user logs into Windows (sometimes this is required to bypass the UAC protection). This is typically installed with the program Windows Cleaner published by Vtools. The file is digitally signed by Cheng Du VTools Information Technology which was issued by the VeriSign certificate authority (CA).

DetailsDetails

File name:autoupdate.exe
Publisher:Vtools
Product name:WindowsCleaner Updater
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\vtools\windows cleaner\autoupdate.exe
File version:2.1.15.169
Product version:1.0.0.0
Size:1.8 MB (1,891,224 bytes)
Certificate
Issued to:Cheng Du VTools Information Technology
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Saturday, November 12, 2011
Digital DNA
File packed:No
.NET CLR:No
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ResourcesPrograms

The following program will install this file
Vtools
36% remove

BehaviorsBehaviors

Scheduled tasks
  • Entry path '\WindowsCleanerLoginCheckUpdate'
Scheduled tasks startups
Set to load on user login (bypasses Windows UAC if enabled)
  • Login entry path '\WindowsCleanerLoginCheckUpdate'

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 66.67%
Windows Vista Ultimate 33.33%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

Germany installs about 66.67% of WindowsCleaner Updater.
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