892b6 50.00%
f698f 12.50%
b4a9f 25.00%
e22a1 12.50%
(Note, Arcade Candy publishes each variation of this file with the same version, but the hashes are unique.)



By Arcade Candy (Signed)

Remove candyupdater.exe


candyupdater.exe has 4 known versions, the most recent one is . During installation the program adds a job to the Task Scheduler. The average file size is about 81.41 KB. It is an authenticode code-signed executable issued to Arcade Candy by the certification authority VeriSign. Some variations of the file have been seen to be installed with the program ArcadeCandy from ArcadeCandy LLC.

What is candyupdater.exe?

candyupdater.exe for Arcade Candy 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.


File name:candyupdater.exe
Typical file path:C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application data\arcadecandy\candyupdater.exe
Issued to:Arcade Candy
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Thursday, March 22, 2012
Expiration date:Saturday, March 23, 2013

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of candyupdater.exe.)
ArcadeCandy LLC
  65% remove
From the EULA: "Premium Games are offered free of charge at the Site in exchange for your agreement to install ArcadeCandy Software (the "Software"). The Software will allow us to display text link, p...


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of candyupdater.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Scheduled tasks
  • The job 'CandyUpdater' runs daily in the path '\CandyUpdater'
  • Entry path '\CandyUpdater'
  • Entry path 'C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\CandyUpdater.job'

VersionsAll file variations of candyupdater.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
892b6da144d3e9fd383b2d229ea1e91c 2aa30ea47b67ccf1a39b2dfb4c46f7dfef6b4211 83.16 KB
f698f558551169febee7c12b18a94224 7fd6071b84e361b8b83105731a5c8a96fee29fd2 83.16 KB
b4a9fbe467556534853a526c336b71bc a26a1ddb94a3b735b2927e26659ba9951ddce7e3 83.16 KB
e22a1a74e015d10c95820800c5379767 df64d42b5321573b0fb4df56b4cc2882d794c138 76.16 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.50%
Windows Vista Home Premium 12.50%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 87.50% of candyupdater.exe.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 50.00%
Toshiba 50.00%
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