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What is dsupd.exe?

Part of DataSafe Update Launcher by SoftThinks - Dell

What is it?

DataSafe Update Launcher 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.
Description of dsupd.exe from SoftThinks - Dell
Dell DataSafe Local Backup 2.0 is a backup application installed on Dell Inspiron, Studio and XPS computers. SoftThinks Deployment Suite helps manage the entire lifecycle of computers from out-of-box experience to reconfigurations to repairs to refurbishing. With SDS, you can create, store, and manage an unlimited number of PC configurations simultaneously. It is a fully automated system for imaging, identifying, deploying, or redeploying a system. Users can reinstall systems and automaticcally detect system hardware and install relevant drivers. No data are too big, too small, too old or too complex to recover: programs, drivers, Windows OS or your entire system can be recovered whatever the system status may be thanks to the Easy-to-Use Recovery Environment. A central database gathers images and components, automates image redeployment from the server, runs diagnostics, and can either preserve existing content or erase all data for refurbishing purposes while reimaging the PC.
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How does dsupd.exe run?

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


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the dsupd.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of dsupd.exe users, 13.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is dsupd.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00009% CPU884.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
15.02 MB RAM69.8%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
         4 GDI objects2.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\dell datasafe local backup\components\dsupdate\dsupd.exe

Are there other versions of DataSafe Update Launcher?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)
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File details

File name: dsupd.exe
Publisher: SoftThinks - Dell (verified)
Name: DataSafe Update Launcher
Description: DataSafe Update Launcher
Size: 453.96 KB
Original file name: DSUpd.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Dell Inc
Certificate authority: VeriSign

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0001769482%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000884741%
User CPU: 0.00008847407567%
Privileged CPU time: 374.4 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 2,102,283,877
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 148.16 MB
Peak committed memory: 154.6 MB
Paged memory: 15.02 MB
Peak paged memory: 15.2 MB
Paged system memory: 221.08 KB
Non-paged system memory: 21.81 KB
Working set memory: 948 KB
Peak working set memory: 17.25 MB
Min working set memory: 652 KB
Private memory: 15.02 MB
Page faults: 7,575
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 50
Total read transfer: 349.5 KB
Total write operations: 16
Total write transfer: 192.8 KB
Total other operations: 1,227
Total other transfer: 44.11 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 4
Peak GDI objects: 4
USER objects: 2
Peak USER objects: 2
Handle count average: 284
Thread count average: 7
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Dell DataSafe Local Backup\Components\DSUpdate\DSUpd.exe"

Image hashes

MD5: c661a0c3603ef6e162a32de787745bb8
SHA-1: 027364a387530b67630064cfbd39490de69d9eb3

PE image details

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