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What is autoupdate.exe?

Part of Update

What is it?

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.
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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 '\Razer_Game_Booster_AutoUpdate'. 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 '\Razer_Game_Booster_AutoUpdate'. 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 0.1% of all Boost users have the autoupdate.exe file.Of the 0.1% of autoupdate.exe users, 88.0% have disabled it.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\razer\razer game booster\autoupdate.exe

Are there other versions of Update?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: autoupdate.exe
Name: Update
Product version:
Size: 1.96 MB

Digital certificate

Issued to: Razer USA Ltd
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 10/25/2009
Expiration date: 10/25/2012

Scheduled task details

Name: Razer_Game_Booster_AutoUpdate
Command: \Razer_Game_Booster_AutoUpdate

Scheduled tasks startup details

Name: \Razer_Game_Booster_AutoUpdate

Image hashes

MD5: 140897b7e63a897565a156a61274fcf4
SHA-1: 4dde4ebad6fda2d9b71e97b24d595593b075571b
SHA-256: 857114dd00d45a4e6d42267e9f6660c37623a639cc9f316c706b30403a6e9305

PE image details

File packed: No
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