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What is efupdater.exe?

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How does efupdater.exe run?

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

How does efupdater.exe start?

Scheduled task - efupdater.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name 'Express FilesUpdate' 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 - efupdater.exe is launched automatically when a user logs into Windows by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\Express FilesUpdate'. 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.


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About 0.2% of all Boost users have the efupdater.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of efupdater.exe users, 63.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is efupdater.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00193% CPU19333.6%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
9.08 MB RAM42.2%
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.
              27 GDI objects18.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
          20 context switches/sec20.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\expressfiles\efupdater.exe

Are there other versions of efupdater.exe?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

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 this process.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 8 (6.2.9200.0)
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File details

File name: efupdater.exe
Version: 1, 0, 0, 6
Product version: 1,0,0,0
Size: 243.59 KB
Original file name: EFupdater.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: COMODO CA Limited
Effective date: 12/12/2012
Expiration date: 12/13/2015

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0024303325%
Privileged CPU: 0.0004969774%
User CPU: 0.00193335503317%
Privileged CPU time: 246413.55 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 550 ms
CPU cycle count: 134,873,747
CPU cycle count /min: 6,957,448
Context switches /sec: 20
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 84.33 MB
Peak committed memory: 89.34 MB
Paged memory: 9.08 MB
Peak paged memory: 9.31 MB
Paged system memory: 139.94 KB
Non-paged system memory: 34.48 KB
Working set memory: 2.02 MB
Peak working set memory: 13.69 MB
Min working set memory: 460 KB
Private memory: 9.08 MB
Page faults: 18,460
Page faults /min: 38
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 169
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 4.13 MB
Read transfer /min: 7.86 KB
Total write operations: 12
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 961 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 2 Bytes
Total other operations: 5,019
Other operations /min: 11
Total other transfer: 747.36 KB
Other Transfer /min: 1.65 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 27
Peak GDI objects: 26
USER objects: 6
Peak USER objects: 7
Handle count average: 202
Thread count average: 4
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Processes
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\ExpressFiles\EFUpdater.exe"
"C:\Program Files\ExpressFiles\EFUpdater.exe"

Scheduled task details

Name: Express FilesUpdate
Command: \Express FilesUpdate

Scheduled tasks startup details

Name: C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\Express FilesUpdate.job

Image hashes

MD5: 9af0b38e19ffb4ce1cf1b86c70306a58
SHA-1: 48f6b89c999d462eea1b53b3031fcc80c43ce9c5

PE image details

File packed: No
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