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What is driverupdate.exe?

Part of DriverUpdate by SlimWare Utilities

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How does driverupdate.exe run?

Process - driverupdate.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. driverupdate.exe is executed by the process taskeng.exe (Task Scheduler Engine by Microsoft).

How does driverupdate.exe start?

Scheduled task - driverupdate.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name 'DriverUpdate Startup' and is triggered by the Logon action. 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.
Scheduled tasks startup - driverupdate.exe is launched automatically when a user logs into Windows by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\DriverUpdate Startup'. With Scheduled Tasks, any script, program, or document can be configured to run when a user logs into the PC. These tasks start every time that Windows is booted and runs in the background.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the driverupdate.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of driverupdate.exe users, 57.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is driverupdate.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00141% CPU14093.5%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
8.37 MB RAM38.9%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 10 /min0.4%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
556 GDI objects370.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\driverupdate\driverupdate.exe

Are there other versions of DriverUpdate?

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 DriverUpdate.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: driverupdate.exe
Publisher: SlimWare Utilities, Inc. (verified)
Name: DriverUpdate
Description: DriverUpdate
Version: 2.2.38275.29860
Product version:
Size: 24.6 MB
Original file name: DriverUpdate.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 4/1/2013
Expiration date: 4/1/2015

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0018673067%
Privileged CPU: 0.0004579555%
User CPU: 0.00140935121309%
Privileged CPU time: 1684.81 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 2 ms
CPU cycle count: 559,960,768
CPU cycle count /min: 80,152,379
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 137.16 MB
Peak committed memory: 149.16 MB
Paged memory: 8.37 MB
Peak paged memory: 10.27 MB
Paged system memory: 250.98 KB
Non-paged system memory: 24.01 KB
Working set memory: 968 KB
Peak working set memory: 35.4 MB
Min working set memory: 528 KB
Private memory: 8.37 MB
Page faults: 18,741
Page faults /min: 18
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 462
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 74.56 KB
Read transfer /min: 72 Bytes
Total write operations: 449
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 174.31 KB
Write transfer /min: 168 Bytes
Total other operations: 7,218
Other operations /min: 7
Total other transfer: 17.71 KB
Other Transfer /min: 17 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 556
Peak GDI objects: 561
USER objects: 267
Peak USER objects: 273
Handle count average: 291
Thread count average: 5
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\DriverUpdate\DriverUpdate.exe" -boot

Scheduled task details

Name: DriverUpdate Startup
Command: \DriverUpdate Startup

Scheduled tasks startup details

Name: \DriverUpdate Startup

Image hashes

MD5: 741c2bb077b90b2b3d1ae137a1313486
SHA-1: 84d6fd8fb1c23d300bb8f628e7801701784bc651

PE image details

File packed: No
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