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What is wajamupdater.exe?

Part of Wajam by Wajam

What is it?

Wajam Auto Updater Service 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 wajamupdater.exe from Wajam
Everyday your friends share lots of useful stuff on social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and Google+. Most of this content never reaches you since there’s too much to keep up with. But what your friends share matters. That’s why Wajam gives you search results based on what your friends share, on top of your normal search results. Wajam seamlessly integrates with your regular search habits. Search in places like Google, Amazon, Yelp, Trip Advisor, and Ebay and get relevant results from your friends. You choose which social networks you want to get search results from; Wajam lets you add and remove sources without any hassle. Currently supported sources include Facebook, Twitter, Google + and your bookmarks.
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How does wajamupdater.exe run?

Service - wajamupdater.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'WajamUpdater' (WajamUpdater). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. WajamUpdater 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 0.1% of all Boost users have the wajamupdater.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of wajamupdater.exe users, 91.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is wajamupdater.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.01595% CPU159502.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          2.73 MB RAM12.7%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 40 /min1.8%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         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\wajam\updater\wajamupdater.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 Wajam.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.131072)
Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows Vista (TM) Ultimate (6.0.6000.0)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows Vista (TM) Ultimate (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate N (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)

About Wajam

Wajam is a social search engine that lets users get recommendations from friends by letting them search through public and private data shared on social network More...
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File details

File name: wajamupdater.exe
Publisher: Wajam (verified)
Name: Wajam
Description: Auto-updater
Size: 106.51 KB
Original file name: WajamUpdater.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Wajam

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0181177827%
Privileged CPU: 0.0021675604%
User CPU: 0.01595022234677%
Privileged CPU time: 491526.15 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 203,339,170
CPU cycle count /min: 1,425,644
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 54.54 MB
Peak committed memory: 58.85 MB
Paged memory: 2.73 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.87 MB
Paged system memory: 74.58 KB
Non-paged system memory: 10.39 KB
Working set memory: 1.23 MB
Peak working set memory: 6.94 MB
Min working set memory: 1.23 MB
Private memory: 2.73 MB
Page faults: 5,050
Page faults /min: 6
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 9
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 5.3 KB
Read transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total write operations: 29
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 68.57 KB
Write transfer /min: 85 Bytes
Total other operations: 5,869
Other operations /min: 8
Total other transfer: 88.79 KB
Other Transfer /min: 127 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 4
USER objects: 2
Handle count average: 210
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 Processes
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\Wajam\Updater\WajamUpdater.exe"
"C:\Program Files\Wajam\Updater\WajamUpdater.exe"

Service details

Name: WajamUpdater
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Wajam Updater”

Network connectivity

UDP: LISTENING on port 60527
UDP: LISTENING on port 59239
UDP: LISTENING on port 54708
UDP: LISTENING on port 62442
UDP: LISTENING on port 64663
UDP: LISTENING on port 49488
UDP: LISTENING on port 50720
UDP: LISTENING on port 56337
UDP: LISTENING on port 3672
UDP: LISTENING on port 52570
UDP: LISTENING on port 54902
UDP: LISTENING on port 52524

Image hashes

MD5: 4aa2cc5979aff984227364f2c23b04f3
SHA-1: a252fedceedca1655d593982040cceed07812def
SHA-256: b23112ae291efae80aa7f9b1b119eb0da4e426930a23ee77a6a43288f3c0cbb9

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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