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What is edupdater.exe?

Part of Express Downloader Updater by http://www.express-downloader.com/

What is it?

Express Downloader Updater 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. The updater will check for updates remotely and install them based on an internal schedule.
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How does edupdater.exe run?

Process - edupdater.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. edupdater.exe is executed by the process taskeng.exe (Task Scheduler Engine by Microsoft).

How does edupdater.exe start?

Scheduled task - edupdater.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\Express DownloaderUpdate'. Task Scheduler provides the ability to schedule the launch of programs or scripts at pre-defined times or after specified time intervals or even with event-based triggers.
Scheduled tasks startup - edupdater.exe is launched automatically when a user logs into Windows by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\Express DownloaderUpdate'. With Scheduled Tasks, any script, program, or document can be configured to run when a user logs into the PC. These tasks start every time that Windows is booted and runs in the background.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the edupdater.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of edupdater.exe users, 72.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is edupdater.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00713% CPU71269.0%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
9.55 MB RAM44.4%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 20 /min0.9%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              19 GDI objects12.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\expressdownloader\edupdater.exe

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by Express Downloader Updater.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Basic (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: edupdater.exe
Name: Express Downloader Updater
Description: Express Downloader Updater
Version: 1,0,0,0
Size: 196.16 KB
Original file name: EDupdater.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: COMODO CA Limited
Effective date: 12/16/2011
Expiration date: 12/16/2012

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0073370518%
Privileged CPU: 0.0002101522%
User CPU: 0.00712689958603%
Privileged CPU time: 46.8 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 370,589,308
CPU cycle count /min: 513,793
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 83.82 MB
Peak committed memory: 91.95 MB
Paged memory: 9.55 MB
Peak paged memory: 9.89 MB
Paged system memory: 144.42 KB
Non-paged system memory: 35.31 KB
Working set memory: 892 KB
Peak working set memory: 13.76 MB
Min working set memory: 528 KB
Private memory: 9.55 MB
Page faults: 6,049
Page faults /min: 8
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 164
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 4.11 MB
Read transfer /min: 5.84 KB
Total other operations: 817
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 4.86 KB
Other Transfer /min: 7 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 19
Peak GDI objects: 20
USER objects: 6
Peak USER objects: 7
Handle count average: 186
Thread count average: 4
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\ExpressDownloader\EDUpdater.exe"

Scheduled task details

Name: \Express DownloaderUpdate

Scheduled tasks startup details

Name: \Express DownloaderUpdate

Image hashes

MD5: c02b68712a12456cb10d6cbf7b5451c8
SHA-1: bae71b28b6e4f22d31ea15e3fb15bb9642c335a3
SHA-256: 168e17e4ffb2235760faac0fc830696b69a8e5aed52569242149d1313347aa8d

PE image details

File packed: No
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