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What is yupdate-ctrl.exe?

Part of Yandex updater by Yandex LLC

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How does yupdate-ctrl.exe run?

Process - yupdate-ctrl.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. yupdate-ctrl.exe is executed by the process svchost.exe (Host Process for Windows Services by Microsoft).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the yupdate-ctrl.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of yupdate-ctrl.exe users, 23.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is yupdate-ctrl.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00343% CPU34347.8%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     1.27 MB RAM5.9%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
         4 GDI objects2.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application data\yandex\updater\yupdate-ctrl.exe

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: yupdate-ctrl.exe
Publisher: Yandex LLC (verified)
Name: Yandex updater
Description: Yandex updater (CU)
Size: 495.88 KB
Original file name: yupdate-ctrl.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: OOO Yandex
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 2/4/2010
Expiration date: 2/4/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0110972334%
Privileged CPU: 0.0076624562%
User CPU: 0.00343477718925%
Privileged CPU time: 17004366.81 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,574,381,477
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 45.96 MB
Peak committed memory: 49.98 MB
Paged memory: 1.27 MB
Peak paged memory: 1.39 MB
Paged system memory: 83.62 KB
Non-paged system memory: 3.4 KB
Working set memory: 3.17 MB
Peak working set memory: 4.13 MB
Min working set memory: 2.79 MB
Private memory: 1.27 MB
Page faults: 1,800
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 2,130
Total read transfer: 597.28 KB
Total write operations: 2,131
Total write transfer: 360.89 KB
Total other operations: 71,173
Total other transfer: 150.54 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 4
Peak GDI objects: 4
USER objects: 2
Peak USER objects: 1
Handle count average: 88
Thread count average: 4
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Processes
Process Commands
"C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Yandex\Updater\yupdate-ctrl.exe" -Embedding
"C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Yandex\Updater\yupdate-ctrl.exe" -Embedding

Image hashes

MD5: 7fb282509685c53edf1be190353913fb
SHA-1: 8eba4e17d91974514740e4199c44e7028bd2bb16
SHA-256: 01f0e40a06bc3c1db24dce3604a20e13f15e94d426457bfe12cff3f23f35dfea

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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