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What is webupdatesvc4.exe?

Part of Web Update Wizard V4.x by Data Perceptions / PowerProgrammer

What is it?

Software Update Wizard Service (V4.x) 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 webupdatesvc4.exe run?

Service - webupdatesvc4.exe runs as a background Windows service (WebUpdate4). 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 0.5% of all Boost users have the webupdatesvc4.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of webupdatesvc4.exe users, 87.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is webupdatesvc4.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00007% CPU650.1%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     924 KB RAM4.2%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
5,220 /min231.7%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         4 GDI objects2.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
100 context switches/sec100.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:

Are there other versions of Web Update Wizard V4.x?

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 Web Update Wizard V4.x.

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
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File details

File name: webupdatesvc4.exe
Name: Web Update Wizard V4.x
Description: Software Update Wizard Service (V4.x)
Version: 4, 6, 0, 0
Size: 280.27 KB
Original file name: WebUpdateSvc4.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Data Perceptions
Certificate authority: The USERTRUST Network
Effective date: 5/8/2009
Expiration date: 5/8/2012

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0001157253%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000507111%
User CPU: 0.00006501421306%
Privileged CPU time: 2234.38 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 1 ms
Context switches /sec: 100
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 33.23 MB
Peak committed memory: 41.23 MB
Paged memory: 924 KB
Peak paged memory: 944 KB
Paged system memory: 62.32 KB
Non-paged system memory: 2.26 KB
Working set memory: 3.25 MB
Peak working set memory: 3.26 MB
Min working set memory: 3.25 MB
Private memory: 924 KB
Page faults: 851
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 1,149,504
Read operations /min: 260
Total read transfer: 145 Bytes
Read transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total write operations: 3
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 84 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 1,149,590
Other operations /min: 260
Total other transfer: 2.47 KB
Other Transfer /min: 0 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 4
USER objects: 1
Handle count average: 53
Thread count average: 2

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command

Service details

Name: WebUpdate4

Image hashes

MD5: 784ceddd5ca2cdc6290670896d0bdf73
SHA-1: 6922142386a22bb3da5adb429f9b504a9fef1a3d

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows Console
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++
File packed: No
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