SDUpdate.exe

Spybot - Search & Destroy by Safer Networking Ltd. (Signed)

Remove SDUpdate.exe
Version:   2.0.10.88
MD5:   7be3f5189a799590ba395f7cd1397df7
SHA1:   f824d0f01b130a9293a1997ec997b7ee15614766
SHA256:   8dafd03d99975262b61595e18bafe8e0bc8ba599fdc40905cbbe3401eb865812

What is SDUpdate.exe?

Spybot-S&D 2 Background update service 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.

About SDUpdate.exe (from Safer Networking Ltd.)

Spybot-S&D is free for private use. Even if you don’t see the symptoms, your computer may be infected. The creators of spyware are constantly developing new ways of invading your privacy. Team Spybot

DetailsDetails

File name:sdupdate.exe
Publisher:Safer-Networking Ltd.
Product name:Spybot - Search & Destroy
Description:Update
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\spybot - search & destroy 2\sdupdate.exe
File version:2.0.10.88
Product version:2.0.10.0
Size:3.71 MB (3,888,648 bytes)
Certificate
Issued to:Safer Networking Ltd.
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Expiration date:Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Digital DNA
File packed:No
.NET CLR:No
More details

ResourcesPrograms

The following program will install this file
Safer-Networking Ltd.
8% remove
Spybot Search & Destroy (S&D) is a spyware and adware removal computer program compatible with Microsoft Windows. It scans the computer hard disk and/or RAM for malicious software. In addition to spyware and adware detection and disinfection, Spybot-S&D can repair the registry, winsock LSPs, ActiveX objects, browser hijackers and BHOs, PUPS, computer cookies, trackerware, heavy duty, homepage hijackers, keyloggers, LSP, tracks, trojans,...

BehaviorsBehaviors

Scheduled tasks
  • The task 'Check for updates (Spybot - Search & Destroy)' runs on logon in the path 'C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\Check for updates (Spybot - Search & Destroy).job'
  • The job 'Check for updates' runs on logon in the path '\Safer-Networking\Spybot - Search and Destroy\Check for updates'
  • Entry path 'C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\Check for updates (Spybot - Search & Destroy).job'
  • Entry path '\Check for updates (Spybot - Search & Destroy)'
  • Entry path '\Safer-Networking\Spybot - Search and Destroy\Check for updates'
Scheduled tasks startups
Set to load on user login (bypasses Windows UAC if enabled)
  • Login entry path 'C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\Check for updates (Spybot - Search & Destroy).job'
  • Login entry path '\Check for updates (Spybot - Search & Destroy)'
  • Login entry path '\Safer-Networking\Spybot - Search and Destroy\Check for updates'
Windows firewall allowed programs
Exceptions allow programs to access to the Internet through an outbound connections
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\SDUpdate.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\SDUpdate.exe'

ResourcesResource utilization

(Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
Averages
 
CPU
Total CPU:0.00046591%
0.028634%
Kernel CPU:0.00011109%
0.013761%
User CPU:0.00035482%
0.014873%
Kernel CPU time:1,264 ms/min
100,923,805ms/min
CPU cycles:25,367/sec
17,470,203/sec
Memory
Private memory:11.77 MB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):2.47 MB
Private (minimum):532 KB
Non-paged memory:11.77 MB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:103.07 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):119.2 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:2.6 MB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):33.1 MB
37.95 MB
Page faults:58,008/min
2,039/min
I/O
I/O read transfer:3.37 KB/sec
1.02 MB/min
I/O read operations:1/sec
343/min
I/O write transfer:27 Bytes/sec
274.99 KB/min
I/O write operations:1/sec
227/min
I/O other transfer:78 Bytes/sec
448.09 KB/min
I/O other operations:3/sec
1,671/min
Resource allocations
Threads:8
12
Handles:329
600

BehaviorsProcess properties

Integrety level:System
Platform:32-bit
Command line:"C:\Program Files\spybot - search & destroy 2\sdupdate.exe" /autoupdate /silent /autoclose
Owner:SYSTEM
Parent process:taskeng.exe (Task Scheduler Engine by Microsoft)

ResourcesThreads

Averages
 
rtl150.bpl
Total CPU:0.00095529%
0.272967%
Kernel CPU:0.00026353%
0.107585%
User CPU:0.00069176%
0.165382%
CPU cycles:17,845/sec
5,741,424/sec
Memory:2.09 MB
1.16 MB
SDUpdate.exe (main module)
Total CPU:0.00021082%
Kernel CPU:0.00015153%
User CPU:0.00005929%
CPU cycles:3,986/sec
Memory:3.75 MB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.00%
Windows 7 Professional 9.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.33%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 5.33%
Windows 8 4.67%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.00%
Windows 8 Single Language 2.67%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.67%
Windows Vista Business 2.67%
Windows Vista Home Premium 2.67%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.33%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 66.00% of Spybot - Search & Destroy.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 25.50%
Sony 21.48%
Hewlett-Packard 15.44%
ASUS 9.40%
Acer 7.38%
Intel 5.37%
Lenovo 4.03%
American Megatrends 3.36%
Toshiba 2.68%
Samsung 2.68%
Alienware 2.01%
GIGABYTE 0.67%
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