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What is updatesrv.exe?

Part of Defender Pro 15-in-1 by Defender Pro

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How does updatesrv.exe run?

Service - updatesrv.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'UPDATESRV' (Defender Pro Desktop Update Service). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. Defender Pro Desktop Update Service 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 0.3% of all Boost users have the updatesrv.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of updatesrv.exe users, 16.7% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is updatesrv.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00020% CPU2023.5%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          5.33 MB RAM24.7%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
          274 /min12.2%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\defender pro\defender pro 15-in-1\updatesrv.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 Defender Pro 15-in-1.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
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File details

File name: updatesrv.exe
Publisher: Defender Pro (verified)
Name: Defender Pro 15-in-1
Description: Defender Pro Update Service
Version: 97701
Size: 54.24 KB
Original file name: updatesrv.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Bitdefender SRL
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 12/13/2011
Expiration date: 12/13/2012

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0005686496%
Privileged CPU: 0.0003662990%
User CPU: 0.00020235064970%
Privileged CPU time: 3744.02 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 2 ms
CPU cycle count: 2,078,294,619
CPU cycle count /min: 35,577,841
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 85.05 MB
Peak committed memory: 89.57 MB
Paged memory: 5.33 MB
Peak paged memory: 6.47 MB
Paged system memory: 122.36 KB
Non-paged system memory: 8.31 KB
Working set memory: 4.64 MB
Peak working set memory: 23.5 MB
Min working set memory: 1.73 MB
Private memory: 5.33 MB
Page faults: 27,596
Page faults /min: 17
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 366,576
Read operations /min: 225
Total read transfer: 3.16 MB
Read transfer /min: 1.98 KB
Total write operations: 80,190
Write operations /min: 49
Total write transfer: 13.74 MB
Write transfer /min: 8.62 KB
Total other operations: 38,372
Other operations /min: 24
Total other transfer: 4.89 MB
Other Transfer /min: 3.07 KB
Handle count average: 200
Thread count average: 18
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 32-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Defender Pro\Defender Pro 15-in-1\updatesrv.exe" /service

Service details

Name: Defender Pro Desktop Update Service
Service name: UPDATESRV
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Downloads Defender Pro updates and new malware signatures from the Internet.”

Image hashes

MD5: c921ed46665d46f4b8abcb2b2ea8cadc
SHA-1: 8cd812045e4b27a45a8965d513bf84e64293029f

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 10.0
File packed: No
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