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What is lu5.exe?

Part of Live Update 5 Application by Micro-Star International

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How does lu5.exe run?

Process - lu5.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 lu5.exe start?

Scheduled task - lu5.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\{0E703655-F550-4197-83CD-491B6F04ABF0}'. 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.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.5% of all Boost users have the lu5.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of lu5.exe users, 10.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is lu5.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00006% CPU583.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
24.3 MB RAM112.9%
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.
709 GDI objects472.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
     2 context switches/sec2.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\msi\live update 5\lu5.exe

Are there other versions of Live Update 5 Application?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: lu5.exe
Publisher: Micro-Star International (verified)
Name: Live Update 5 Application
Description: Live Update 5 Application
Size: 1.89 MB
Original file name: LU5.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: GlobalSign nv-sa

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0001399952%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000816015%
User CPU: 0.00005839373657%
Privileged CPU time: 1872.01 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 1 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,652,876,632
CPU cycle count /min: 13,905,176
Context switches /sec: 2
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 125.01 MB
Peak committed memory: 133.76 MB
Paged memory: 24.3 MB
Peak paged memory: 24.51 MB
Paged system memory: 177.9 KB
Non-paged system memory: 25.53 KB
Working set memory: 34.32 MB
Peak working set memory: 34.43 MB
Min working set memory: 17.77 MB
Private memory: 24.3 MB
Page faults: 22,503
Page faults /min: 11
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 29
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 51.56 KB
Read transfer /min: 26 Bytes
Total write operations: 4
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 18.02 KB
Write transfer /min: 9 Bytes
Total other operations: 39,292
Other operations /min: 19
Total other transfer: 1.38 MB
Other Transfer /min: 707 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 709
Peak GDI objects: 711
USER objects: 247
Peak USER objects: 254
Handle count average: 263
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\MSI\Live Update 5\LU5.exe" /reminder

Scheduled task details

Name: \{0E703655-F550-4197-83CD-491B6F04ABF0}

Image hashes

MD5: c4694c9748b938a17ed392af94527306
SHA-1: 84084dd64d0b5ece1b51548a26446f532517f3a9

PE image details

File packed: No
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