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What is speedypc_update3.exe?

Part of SpeedyPC Software by SpeedyPC Software

What is it?

Speed up your PC Updater (speedypc_update3.exe) is the software updater program which runs in the background of Windows and automatically starts up when your PC boots. It checks for software udpates and automatically downloads and installs them if found.
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How does speedypc_update3.exe run?

Process - speedypc_update3.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. speedypc_update3.exe is executed by the process taskeng.exe (Task Scheduler Engine by Microsoft).

How does speedypc_update3.exe start?

Scheduled task - speedypc_update3.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\SpeedyPC Update Version3'. 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 - speedypc_update3.exe is launched automatically when a user logs into Windows by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\SpeedyPC Update Version3 Startup Task'. 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 0.5% of all Boost users have the speedypc_update3.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of speedypc_update3.exe users, 80.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is speedypc_update3.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00521% CPU52122.0%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
13.5 MB RAM62.7%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 20 /min0.9%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
110 GDI objects73.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\common files\speedypc software\uus3\speedypc_update3.exe

Are there other versions of SpeedyPC Software?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate N (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: speedypc_update3.exe
Publisher: SpeedyPC Software (verified)
Name: SpeedyPC Software
Description: SpeedPC Software Update
Size: 664.17 KB
Original file name: Update3.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: GlobalSign nv-sa
Effective date: 10/4/2012
Expiration date: 10/5/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0053072407%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000950357%
User CPU: 0.00521220498864%
Privileged CPU time: 258337.66 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 94 ms
CPU cycle count: 59,667,251
CPU cycle count /min: 1,407,505,187
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 146.24 MB
Peak committed memory: 152.5 MB
Paged memory: 13.5 MB
Peak paged memory: 14.41 MB
Paged system memory: 254.15 KB
Non-paged system memory: 26.52 KB
Working set memory: 5.26 MB
Peak working set memory: 20.84 MB
Min working set memory: 188 KB
Private memory: 13.5 MB
Page faults: 198,643,136
Page faults /min: 72,076
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 41
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 66.67 KB
Read transfer /min: 25 Bytes
Total other operations: 51,813
Other operations /min: 19
Total other transfer: 4.42 MB
Other Transfer /min: 1.64 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 110
Peak GDI objects: 120
USER objects: 58
Peak USER objects: 63
Handle count average: 327
Thread count average: 6
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Common Files\SpeedyPC Software\UUS3\SpeedyPC_Update3.exe"

Scheduled task details

Name: SpeedyPC Update Version3 Startup Task
Command: \SpeedyPC Update Version3 Startup Task

Scheduled tasks startup details

Name: \SpeedyPC Update Version3 Startup Task

Image hashes

MD5: 91ea45268fde007589a7bec75c450bac
SHA-1: 44a1ab816f7eab1333322da8589efaf27a88ce57
SHA-256: 483dd03c81baa06eb94b00e22d36f7e8a6e0ffb6fc47e293d7c83d97120b3b46

PE image details

File packed: No
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