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What is autoupdate.exe?

Part of SmartDefrag Updater by IObit

What is it?

SmartDefrag Updater (autoupdate.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 autoupdate.exe from IObit
It is known that disk fragment has been a primary cause of slow and unstable PC performance. Smart Defrag 2 is such a FREE disk defrag tool that provides extremely fast and efficient defragmentation to your hard drives intelligently for faster file loading and high disk performance. With "install it and forget it" feature, Smart Defrag 2 works automatically and quietly in the background on your PC, keeping your hard disk running at its top speed. This powerful, award-winning free disk defragmenter is 100% safe and clean with no adware, spyware, or viruses.
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How is autoupdate.exe loaded?

Scheduled task - autoupdate.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\SmartDefragUpdate'. 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 - autoupdate.exe is launched automatically when a user logs into Windows by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\SmartDefragUpdate'. 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 0.6% of all Boost users have the autoupdate.exe file.Of the 0.6% of autoupdate.exe users, 82.0% have disabled it.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\iobit\smart defrag 2\autoupdate.exe

Are there other versions of SmartDefrag Updater?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 8 (6.2.9200.0)

About IObit

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File details

File name: autoupdate.exe
Publisher: IObit (verified)
Name: SmartDefrag Updater
Description: SmartDefrag Updater
Product version:
Size: 675.38 KB

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 12/7/2009
Expiration date: 1/4/2013

Scheduled task details

Name: SmartDefragUpdate
Command: C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\SmartDefragUpdate.job

Scheduled tasks startup details

Name: C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\SmartDefragUpdate.job

Image hashes

MD5: d66f95a8300383ff52ccf8b4bad88d3e
SHA-1: 1c86c715ed52a72ac0d9037bf5cf3ab4c44f343a
SHA-256: a51f6729db6cd90d4a2388728125b5bee87ebc37560187587be9e97a6ec67440

PE image details

File packed: No
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