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What is alu.exe?

Part of ALU Application by ASUSTeK Computer

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How does alu.exe run?

Process - alu.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.

How does alu.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - alu.exe is registered with the run identifier 'ASUS Easy Update' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\ASUS\ASUS Easy Update\ALU.exe' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.6% of all Boost users have the alu.exe process running.Of the 0.6% of alu.exe users, 85.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is alu.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00051% CPU5138.4%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          3.79 MB RAM17.6%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
              16 GDI objects10.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\asus\asus easy update\alu.exe

Are there other versions of ALU Application?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: alu.exe
Publisher: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (verified)
Name: ALU Application
Description: ALU MFC Application
Version: 1, 0, 0, 1
Size: 190.63 KB
Original file name: ALU.EXE

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 8/2/2009
Expiration date: 8/3/2012

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0005236984%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000098589%
User CPU: 0.00051383950491%
Privileged CPU time: 5335.23 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 1 ms
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 93.54 MB
Peak committed memory: 100.46 MB
Paged memory: 3.79 MB
Peak paged memory: 4.02 MB
Paged system memory: 171.41 KB
Non-paged system memory: 14.59 KB
Working set memory: 1.6 MB
Peak working set memory: 7.02 MB
Min working set memory: 252 KB
Private memory: 3.79 MB
Page faults: 23,421
Page faults /min: 3
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 16
Peak GDI objects: 18
USER objects: 12
Peak USER objects: 14
Handle count average: 194
Thread count average: 4
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\ASUS\ASUS Easy Update\ALU.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: ASUS Easy Update
Command: C:\Program Files\ASUS\ASUS Easy Update\ALU.exe

Image hashes

MD5: d783dc9a00b768503d6cae2f5f8a8200
SHA-1: fe3709eff56bbe0c53c68e853245149dad9e2c54

PE image details

File packed: No
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