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What is intuitupdateservice.exe?

Part of Intuit Update Service by Intuit

What is it?

Intuit 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.
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How does intuitupdateservice.exe run?

Service - intuitupdateservice.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'IntuitUpdateService' (Intuit Update Service). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. Intuit Update Service runs as a program that can be started by the Service Controller and that obeys the service control protocol. This type of service runs in a process by itself.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the intuitupdateservice.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of intuitupdateservice.exe users, 20.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is intuitupdateservice.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00001% CPU66.0%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
20.3 MB RAM94.3%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 2 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\common files\intuit\update service v4\intuitupdateservice.exe

Are there other versions of Intuit Update Service?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 8.1 Pro (6.2.9200.0)

About Intuit Inc.

Intuit Inc. develops financial and tax preparation software and related services for small businesses, accountants and individuals. Intuit makes the personal fi More...
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File details

File name: intuitupdateservice.exe
Publisher: Intuit Inc. (verified)
Name: Intuit Update Service
Description: Intuit Update Service
Size: 14.28 KB
Original file name: IntuitUpdateService.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Intuit
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 7/7/2010
Expiration date: 7/25/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000283940%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000217981%
User CPU: 0.00000659584348%
Privileged CPU time: 45851.46 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 7 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,788,637,394
CPU cycle count /min: 720,958
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 167.21 MB
Peak committed memory: 181.11 MB
Paged memory: 20.3 MB
Peak paged memory: 23.49 MB
Paged system memory: 250.71 KB
Non-paged system memory: 33.35 KB
Working set memory: 1.72 MB
Peak working set memory: 28.4 MB
Min working set memory: 570 KB
Private memory: 20.3 MB
Page faults: 1,944,674
Page faults /min: 295
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 19
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 54.48 KB
Read transfer /min: 7 Bytes
Total write operations: 9
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 593 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 5,703
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 2.02 MB
Other Transfer /min: 251 Bytes
Handle count average: 353
Thread count average: 8
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Common Files\Intuit\Update Service v4\IntuitUpdateService.exe"

Service details

Name: Intuit Update Service
Service name: IntuitUpdateService
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Helps Intuit applications automatically update themselves.”

Image hashes

MD5: 0895cdd7f1542ffcc5bbb560ec78bc16
SHA-1: f6d6a2a00812e83214a32e5fe3cc70cd19de7fc7

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File packed: No
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