Avira Free Antivirus by Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG (Signed)

Remove update.exe
MD5:   3c71d3ce2ff4b42cecf9e76c0a8500ad
SHA1:   6489fecef15d21195093e775b347d0714a6908a1
SHA256:   0782d027061b807edd4b5ae2ff48d0c57d93eb576a4aad7fd8fd998d6db1af29

What is update.exe?

Avira Updater is part of Avira Free Antivirus, a free antivirus program from Avira that runs as a background process which checks every file opened or downloaded. Like many antivirus programs, it can run a full or custom scan to check the PC for malware in order to remove them. It updates its virus definitions automatically everyday by default using the Internet.

About update.exe (from Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG)

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update.exe executes as a process under the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges (the system and the administrator accounts have the same file privileges) typically within the context of its parent sched.exe (Avira Free Antivirus by Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG). The file is digitally signed by Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG which was issued by the VeriSign certificate authority (CA). This particular version is usually found on Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536).


File name:update.exe
Publisher:Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG
Product name:Avira Free Antivirus
Description:Avira Updater
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\avira\antivir desktop\update.exe
File version:
Size:612.78 KB (627,488 bytes)
Issued to:Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Digital DNA
File packed:No
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ResourcesResource utilization

(Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
Total CPU:0.01154618%
Kernel CPU:0.00220071%
User CPU:0.00934547%
Private (maximum):13.21 MB
Private (minimum):3.55 MB

BehaviorsProcess properties

Command line:"C:\Program Files\avira\antivir desktop\update.exe" /dm="1" "/nomessagebox"
Parent process:sched.exe (Avira Free Antivirus by Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG)

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 100.00%
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