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What is update3.exe?

Part of Universal Update by SpeedMaxPc

What is it?

Universal Update is part of SpeedMaxPc 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. SpeedMaxPc is free to download and, once downloaded, will conduct a 'free scan' of your computer, however it will always find potential problems and in order to fix them will require you to purchase the full product. SpeedMaxPc also attempts to upsell its phone support.
Description of update3.exe from SpeedMaxPc
SpeedMaxPc now offers unbelievable tactics and FREE tips to supercharge your PC for turbo performance! SpeedMaxPc brings together high quality tools in one comprehensive program. This advanced software makes it easy to fix, clean and optimize your computer. SpeedMaxPc gets things running right again by removing active malware, updating drivers, cleaning your Windows regdatabase, defragmenting the disk, helping you update drivers, finding programs to open file extensions and getting rid of cached information that slows down your PC. In 2010, a savvy computer knowledgeable individual decided to take a chance and make a difference in the computer software industry.
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How is update3.exe loaded?

Scheduled task - update3.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\SpeedMaxPc Update3'. 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 0.3% of all Boost users have the update3.exe file.Of the 0.3% of update3.exe users, 90.0% have disabled it.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\common files\speedmaxpc\uus3\update3.exe

Are there other versions of Universal Update?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: update3.exe
Publisher: SpeedMaxPc (verified)
Name: Universal Update
Description: Universal Update
Version: 3, 0, 0, 4
Product version:
Size: 645.28 KB
Original file name: Update3.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: MaxTuneup LLC
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Expiration date: 1/2/2014

Scheduled task details

Name: SpeedMaxPc Update3
Command: \SpeedMaxPc Update3

Image hashes

MD5: eff935019d8503bbf3edcdc3724ce2a1
SHA-1: 2713a7d2aacaa3bcd7d343de53e2709db59477ab

PE image details

File packed: No
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