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What is tbupdate.exe?

Part of Toolbar Updater by Tencent

What is it?

Toolbar 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 tbupdate.exe run?

Service - tbupdate.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'TBUpdate' (Tencent Toolbar Update Service). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. Tencent Toolbar 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 tbupdate.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of tbupdate.exe users, 28.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is tbupdate.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00012% CPU1169.4%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          2.6 MB RAM12.1%
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\tencent\barupdate\tbupdate.exe

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.196608)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: tbupdate.exe
Publisher: Tencent (verified)
Name: Toolbar Updater
Description: TbSvr
Size: 219.41 KB
Original file name: TBUpdate.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 1/26/2010
Expiration date: 1/26/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0006924251%
Privileged CPU: 0.0005754822%
User CPU: 0.00011694290343%
Privileged CPU time: 748.8 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 1 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,482,568,997
CPU cycle count /min: 9,298,556
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 54.21 MB
Peak committed memory: 70.14 MB
Paged memory: 2.6 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.88 MB
Paged system memory: 90.67 KB
Non-paged system memory: 8.31 KB
Working set memory: 5.82 MB
Peak working set memory: 8.77 MB
Min working set memory: 1.97 MB
Private memory: 2.6 MB
Page faults: 15,353
Page faults /min: 14
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 90
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 130.7 KB
Read transfer /min: 124 Bytes
Total write operations: 9
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 1.83 KB
Write transfer /min: 2 Bytes
Total other operations: 17,074
Other operations /min: 16
Total other transfer: 219.02 KB
Other Transfer /min: 207 Bytes
Handle count average: 290
Thread count average: 7
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 32-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Tencent\barupdate\TBUpdate.exe" /service

Service details

Name: Tencent Toolbar Update Service
Service name: TBUpdate
Service type: Win32OwnProcess

Network connectivity

UDP: LISTENING on port 64848

Image hashes

MD5: 1bcfc4022fb8362fba8072c236788f39
SHA-1: 5c3a24ebe7c44096200222877dcf5085231f1a91
SHA-256: 8ba23f3ea25dd68e6020cca4cde2167bf5a77ac7a93166f2a7d7a35db89a551b

PE image details

File packed: No
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