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What is gffupdater.exe?

Part of GoforFiles Application by http://goforfiles.com/

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How does gffupdater.exe run?

Process - gffupdater.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. gffupdater.exe is executed by the process services.exe (Services and Controller app by Microsoft).

How does gffupdater.exe start?

Scheduled task - gffupdater.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name 'GoforFilesUpdate' 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 - gffupdater.exe is launched automatically when a user logs into Windows by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\GoforFilesUpdate'. 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 0.4% of all Boost users have the gffupdater.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of gffupdater.exe users, 91.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is gffupdater.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
8.41 MB RAM39.1%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
              28 GDI objects18.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\goforfiles\gffupdater.exe

Are there other versions of GoforFiles Application?

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 GoforFiles Application.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)
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File details

File name: gffupdater.exe
Publisher: http://goforfiles.com/ (verified)
Name: GoforFiles Application
Description: GoforFiles Updater Application
Version: 3, 0, 0, 1
Product version: 3,0,0,0
Size: 962 KB
Original file name: GoforFiles.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: COMODO CA Limited
Expiration date: 8/23/2015

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Privileged CPU time: 46.88 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,281,941,775
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 86.19 MB
Peak committed memory: 89.2 MB
Paged memory: 8.41 MB
Peak paged memory: 8.46 MB
Paged system memory: 162.31 KB
Non-paged system memory: 7.63 KB
Working set memory: 968 KB
Peak working set memory: 13.02 MB
Min working set memory: 968 KB
Private memory: 8.41 MB
Page faults: 9,297
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 1
Total read transfer: 60 Bytes
Total other operations: 922
Total other transfer: 15.44 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 28
Peak GDI objects: 30
USER objects: 6
Peak USER objects: 8
Handle count average: 178
Thread count average: 3

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 32-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\GoforFiles\GFFUpdater.exe"

Scheduled task details

Name: GoforFilesUpdate
Command: \GoforFilesUpdate

Scheduled tasks startup details

Name: \GoforFilesUpdate

Image hashes

MD5: 10c7f833d6d01bb643e3a8f17c4ad144
SHA-1: 1b894063f467f3edac65261e3ad1e0c2509d70c3

PE image details

File packed: No
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