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What is updater.exe?

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How does updater.exe run?

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

How does updater.exe start?

Scheduled task - updater.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name 'TopArcadeHits' and is triggered by the Daily 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.
Startup files (all users) run - updater.exe is registered with the run identifier 'MPlayerForWindows_AutoUpdateV2' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\MPlayer for Windows\Updater.exe" /L=1033 /AutoCheck' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the updater.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of updater.exe users, 74.0% have disabled it.
Typical file (disk image) location:

Are there other versions of updater.exe?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

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

File name: updater.exe
Size: 111.34 KB

Digital certificate

Issued to: EpicPlay
Certificate authority: GoDaddy.com
Effective date: 10/3/2012
Expiration date: 10/2/2013

Resource utilization

Memory utilization averages
Min working set memory: 0 Bytes

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command

Scheduled task details

Name: AmiUpdXp
Command: \AmiUpdXp

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: MPlayerForWindows_AutoUpdateV2
Command: "C:\Program Files\MPlayer for Windows\Updater.exe" /L=1033 /AutoCheck

Image hashes

MD5: 1e78fe18d2e2077ae991a9e4e93d2a7c
SHA-1: 6a24651e95debf9fa85ea9e5c1d2ae81ec78881c
SHA-256: 3ce4cdd9b4bd62c44295824f095d6c389e41dab280f93f17bcf1dcf29130981d

PE image details

File packed: No
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