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What is updater26766.exe?

Part of Discount Buddy by 215 Apps

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How does updater26766.exe run?

Process - updater26766.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. updater26766.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does updater26766.exe start?

Scheduled task - updater26766.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\Updater26766.exe'. 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.
Startup files (user) run - updater26766.exe is registered with the run identifier 'Updater26766.exe' and the execution command 'C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Updater26766\Updater26766.exe /extensionid=26766 /extensionname='Discount Buddy' /chromeid=fjbgonfbgjdmlkjofohofdjnakkfppge /stayidle /delay=300' in the Windows registry HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when a user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the updater26766.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of updater26766.exe users, 87.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is updater26766.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00166% CPU16595.8%
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.
 40 /min1.8%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         9 GDI objects6.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

About 215 Apps

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File details

File name: updater26766.exe
Publisher: 215 Apps (verified)
Name: Discount Buddy
Description: Discount Buddy exe
Version: 1000.1000.1000.1000
Size: 205.38 KB
Original file name: Discount Buddy.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Excellent Apps
Certificate authority: Thawte
Effective date: 8/28/2012
Expiration date: 8/29/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0017877497%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001281659%
User CPU: 0.00165958383670%
Privileged CPU time: 312 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,864,755,531
CPU cycle count /min: 1,013,995
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 86.17 MB
Peak committed memory: 93.92 MB
Paged memory: 2.6 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.82 MB
Paged system memory: 157.55 KB
Non-paged system memory: 14.69 KB
Working set memory: 3.2 MB
Peak working set memory: 8.13 MB
Min working set memory: 1.32 MB
Private memory: 2.6 MB
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 2
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 3.84 KB
Read transfer /min: 2 Bytes
Total write operations: 6
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 4.45 KB
Write transfer /min: 2 Bytes
Total other operations: 897
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 12.33 KB
Other Transfer /min: 7 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 9
Peak GDI objects: 9
USER objects: 2
Peak USER objects: 3
Handle count average: 175
Thread count average: 4
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process

Scheduled task details

Name: \Updater26766.exe

Startup files (user) run details

Name: Updater26766.exe
Command: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Updater26766\Updater26766.exe /extensionid=26766 /extensionname='Discount Buddy' /chromeid=fjbgonfbgjdmlkjofohofdjnakkfppge /stayidle /delay=300

Image hashes

MD5: f2d8ba45fc17aed5ce41fcc3bc606310
SHA-1: c52b69ae45622fd46b097a25dc69b8610b6ab325
SHA-256: a3b404b2e9f6ad98507cfdbb2ad38d3b508bb85fd4e9017f3eabebd86cd2fe39

PE image details

File packed: No
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