Should I block it?

90% of PCs block this file from running.
Possible reason:
Multiple malware detections

VersionsAdditional versions

3ff6d 50.00%
4721b 50.00%
(Note, the developer publishes each variation of this file with the same version, but the hashes are unique.)


Remove tidy2update.exe
MD5:   3ff6db845b7d01540083a7c5254fe1d1
SHA1:   147c7402af4a07bbaf87771729d7ff607868a91a
SHA256:   4bbe6e179201dbaa7bc870a492811f447a544f7f0d46d410cd1b7f5a849e5266
Warning 3 antivirus scanners has detected malware.


tidy2update.exe is typically installed with the program published by and is most likely removed by most users once installed (83% removed).


File name:tidy2update.exe
Typical file path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\\tidy2update.exe
Size:74.5 KB (76,288 bytes)
Digital DNA
File packed:No
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The following program will install this file
  83% remove
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Scheduled task
  • The job 'TidyNetwork Update' runs daily in the path '\TidyNetwork Update'

MalwareMalware detections

Based on 40+ industry antivirus scanners, 3 of them detected the following malware.
Antivirus engineEngine versionDetection
Sophos 4.97.0 Tidy Network
Vba32 AntiVirus suspected of Trojan.Downloader.gen.h
VIPRE Antivirus 25852 Tidy2Network (fs)

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 8 50.00%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

Canada installs about 100.00% of tidy2update.exe.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
American Megatrends 100.00%
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