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What is updaterservice.exe?

Part of Updater Service by Acer Group

What is it?

The Acer Updater Service 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 updaterservice.exe run?

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


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the updaterservice.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of updaterservice.exe users, 90.0% have disabled it.
How stable is Updater Service?
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 updaterservice.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00008% CPU786.1%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     1.25 MB RAM5.8%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 40 /min1.8%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\acer\acer updater\updaterservice.exe

What else is related?

Updater Service Stability

updaterservice.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped working (BEX)
Occurred: over 6 months ago
Error: Stopped working (BEX)
Occurred: over 6 months ago
Error: Stopped working (BEX)
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

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

File name: updaterservice.exe
Publisher: Acer Group (verified)
Name: Updater Service
Description: Updater Service
Version: 1, 0, 0, 8
Size: 237.53 KB
Original file name: Updater Service

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 7/24/2007
Expiration date: 9/14/2010

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000986513%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000200387%
User CPU: 0.00007861263493%
Privileged CPU time: 104115.07 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 735,760,680
CPU cycle count /min: 188,547
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 40.92 MB
Peak committed memory: 43.61 MB
Paged memory: 1.25 MB
Peak paged memory: 1.33 MB
Paged system memory: 71.41 KB
Non-paged system memory: 7.88 KB
Working set memory: 813.33 KB
Peak working set memory: 3.89 MB
Min working set memory: 433.33 KB
Private memory: 1.25 MB
Page faults: 1,760
Page faults /min: 2
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 273
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 25.31 KB
Read transfer /min: 4 Bytes
Total write operations: 279
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 15.91 KB
Write transfer /min: 3 Bytes
Total other operations: 3,552
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 4.61 KB
Other Transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Handle count average: 58
Thread count average: 4
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\Acer\Acer Updater\UpdaterService.exe"

Service details

Name: Updater Service

Image hashes

MD5: f9ec9acd504d823d9b9ca98a4f8d3ca2
SHA-1: 2abd9226a0e0934bf1d7e46d46492b91dd80af58
SHA-256: 58dad5111c598f14cb199fe6a61fa5918f29513b778a8664fd05efab3c665d4f

PE image details

File packed: No
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