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What is updater.exe?

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How does updater.exe run?

Service - updater.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'MintCastNetworks updater' (MintCastNetworks updater). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. MintCastNetworks updater 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.

How does updater.exe start?

Scheduled task - updater.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name 'updater' 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.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.5% of all Boost users have the updater.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of updater.exe users, 72.0% have disabled it.
How stable is updater.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 updater.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00064% CPU6440.3%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          4.26 MB RAM19.8%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
920 /min40.8%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\users\user\appdata\local\koox system optimizer\updater.exe

Are there other versions of updater.exe?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What else is related?

updater.exe Stability

updater.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped working (BEX)
Occurred on: September 8, 2013
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Occurred on: September 26, 2013
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Occurred on: September 30, 2013

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: updater.exe
Size: 1.65 MB

Digital certificate

Issued to: Koox Group
Certificate authority: COMODO CA Limited
Effective date: 2/19/2013
Expiration date: 2/20/2014

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0007878990%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001438642%
User CPU: 0.00064403476889%
Privileged CPU time: 1965.61 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 1 ms
CPU cycle count: 508,941,068
CPU cycle count /min: 4,732,778
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 65.14 MB
Peak committed memory: 80.82 MB
Paged memory: 4.26 MB
Peak paged memory: 5.07 MB
Paged system memory: 119.79 KB
Non-paged system memory: 17.14 KB
Working set memory: 5.68 MB
Peak working set memory: 9.61 MB
Min working set memory: 4.02 MB
Private memory: 4.26 MB
Page faults: 31,325
Page faults /min: 12
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 121,080
Read operations /min: 46
Total read transfer: 117.92 MB
Read transfer /min: 46.18 KB
Total other operations: 45,658
Other operations /min: 17
Total other transfer: 962.27 KB
Other Transfer /min: 377 Bytes
Handle count average: 191
Thread count average: 6
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\MintCastNetworks updater\updater.exe"

Scheduled task details

Name: updater
Command: \updater

Service details

Name: MintCastNetworks updater
Service type: Win32OwnProcess

Network connectivity

TCP: ec2-176-34-147-242.eu-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com on port 59347

Image hashes

MD5: 0a0d2f618b5465af60cc80c398910eb1
SHA-1: 464b387fa9790ac957b01ec8ff67633ffb86475f

PE image details

File packed: No
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