LiveUpdate by ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (Signed)
There are 9 versions of liveupdate.exe in the wild, the latest version being 188.8.131.52. liveupdate.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. The process utilizes the Windows Task Scheduler to automatically launch the file as a process when a user logs into Windows. The average file size is about 1.45 MB. The file is a digitally signed and issued to ASUSTeK Computer Inc. by VeriSign. Numerous variations of liveupdate.exe have been installed with both ASUS Live Update and ATK Package. The executable is a .NET framework assembly utilizing the CLR. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is less than 0.01%, the average private memory consumption is about 62.02 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 11.33 KB per minute for reads and 5.3 KB per minute for writes.
What is liveupdate.exe?
ASUS Live Update 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.
|Publisher:||ASUSTeK Computer Inc.|
|Description:||ASUS Live Update|
|Typical file path:||C:\Program Files\asus\asus live update\liveupdate.exe|
|Issued to:||ASUSTeK Computer Inc.|
|Effective date:||Sunday, August 2, 2009|
|Expiration date:||Friday, August 3, 2012|
Programs installed in
(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of LiveUpdate.)
The Live Update application provides users with a means of having the system components updated automatically. Users can also schedule the updates so they can take place daily, every third day, weekly...
This package installs the software ATK Hotkey Driver and other ASUS drivers and software with various laptop models. It is pre-installed with new laptops and required to run various optional functiona...
(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of liveupdate.exe, select a unique version for details.)
- The job 'ASUS Live Update2' runs daily in the path '\ASUS Live Update2'
- The task 'ASUS Live Update1' runs daily in the path '\ASUS Live Update1'
- The task 'ASUS Live Update' runs on logon in the path '\ASUS Live Update'
- Entry path '\ASUS Live Update'
Scheduled tasks startups
Set to load on user login (bypasses Windows UAC if enabled)
- Login entry path '\ASUS Live Update'
All file variations of liveupdate.exe
Distribution by Windows OS
|Windows 7 Home Premium
|Windows 7 Ultimate
|Windows 7 Home Basic
|Windows 8 Pro with Media Center
|Windows 8 Single Language
Distribution by country
United States installs about 47.62% of LiveUpdate.