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What is updatechecker.exe?

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How does updatechecker.exe run?

Process - updatechecker.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.

How does updatechecker.exe start?

User start menu folder - The shortcut file updatechecker.lnk is loaded in the user's Startup folder (%AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\) that points to the executable updatechecker.exe. The startup folder contains programs that automatically start when Windows starts for the logged in user.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.5% of all Boost users have the updatechecker.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of updatechecker.exe users, 75.0% have disabled it.
How stable is updatechecker.exe?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is updatechecker.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00008% CPU805.8%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
11.96 MB RAM55.5%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
              16 GDI objects10.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:

Are there other versions of updatechecker.exe?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What else is related?

updatechecker.exe Stability

updatechecker.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped responding and was closed (AppHangB1)
Details: A problem caused this program to stop interacting with Windows.
Occurred: over 6 months ago
Error: Stopped responding and was closed (AppHangB1)
Details: A problem caused this program to stop interacting with Windows.
Occurred: over 6 months ago
Error: Stopped responding and was closed (AppHangB1)
Details: A problem caused this program to stop interacting with Windows.
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8 Pro with Media Center (6.2.9200.0)
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File details

File name: updatechecker.exe
Size: 47.12 KB

Digital certificate

Issued to: Cole Williams
Certificate authority: COMODO CA Limited
Effective date: 12/10/2011
Expiration date: 12/10/2014

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000922052%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000116206%
User CPU: 0.00008058458078%
Privileged CPU time: 88.54 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 327,542,755
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 107.65 MB
Peak committed memory: 124.59 MB
Paged memory: 11.96 MB
Peak paged memory: 12.31 MB
Paged system memory: 194.28 KB
Non-paged system memory: 12.94 KB
Working set memory: 3.48 MB
Peak working set memory: 8.88 MB
Min working set memory: 3.15 MB
Private memory: 11.96 MB
Page faults: 3,792
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 76
Total read transfer: 78.54 KB
Total write operations: 3
Total write transfer: 35.01 KB
Total other operations: 780
Total other transfer: 9.16 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 16
Peak GDI objects: 19
USER objects: 4
Peak USER objects: 17
Handle count average: 141
Thread count average: 2
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Command

User start menu folder details

Name: updatechecker.exe

Image hashes

MD5: 67e63b9fabb917ed543b4f94bd0d52ac
SHA-1: c7ebc3ad94035e1017262c86cb870001f99f6b37
SHA-256: 29e19001f70d5057da235b48bf702340499f4340e3934d94eca7582dd8e1b5db

PE image details

File packed: No
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