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What is update3.exe?

Part of SparkTrust Update by SparkTrust Update

What is it?

SparkTrust Update (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.
Description of update3.exe from SparkTrust Update
Optimize your computer, correct system errors and eliminate malware, correct system errors and optimize your computer. SparkTrust PC Cleaner Plus is an innovative new way to protect your PC and keep it running for optimal performance. Over time, you may notice the time it takes your PC longer and longer to startup or perform a task. Often, this is the result of too many programs competing for system resources. SparkTrust PC Cleaner Plus will make your computer perform like new, by managing and even disabling unnecessary programs that hog your systems resources when your computer starts up.
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How is update3.exe loaded?

Scheduled task - update3.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\SparkTrust 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.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the update3.exe file.Of the 0.2% of update3.exe users, 82.0% have disabled it.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\common files\sparktrust\uus3\update3.exe

Are there other versions of SparkTrust Update?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: update3.exe
Publisher: SparkTrust Update (verified)
Name: SparkTrust Update
Description: SparkTrust Update
Version: 3, 0, 0, 4
Product version:
Size: 417.32 KB
Original file name: Update3.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 3/26/2012
Expiration date: 3/28/2013

Scheduled task details

Name: \SparkTrust Update Version3

Image hashes

MD5: 1633bd5dfaa39a1a113292241dc1676a
SHA-1: 7aaf56ca22a5fb9c4a5259f4600524c90f3da48f
SHA-256: 2c731b10b463a4b1b0e199bbf0956c3de3546ba3de88fbd5b215068d6c9705e2

PE image details

File packed: No
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