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What is pareto_update3.exe?

Part of Update Application

What is it?

Update Application (pareto_update3.exe) is a 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 pareto_update3.exe from the publisher
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How does pareto_update3.exe run?

Process - pareto_update3.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. pareto_update3.exe is executed by the process taskeng.exe (Task Scheduler Engine by Microsoft).

How does pareto_update3.exe start?

Scheduled task - pareto_update3.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\ParetoLogic 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.
Scheduled tasks startup - pareto_update3.exe is launched automatically when a user logs into Windows by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\ParetoLogic Update Version3 Startup Task'. 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 0.4% of all Boost users have the pareto_update3.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of pareto_update3.exe users, 92.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is pareto_update3.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.11462% CPU1146219.5%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
7.76 MB RAM36.0%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
              28 GDI objects18.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\common files\paretologic\uus3\pareto_update3.exe

Are there other versions of Update Application?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

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 Update Application.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.131072)
Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Basic (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Ultimate N (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate N (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: pareto_update3.exe
Name: Update Application
Description: Update Application
Version: 3, 0, 1, 23
Size: 552.69 KB
Original file name: Update3.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: ParetoLogic Inc.
Certificate authority: GlobalSign nv-sa

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.1684217683%
Privileged CPU: 0.0537998203%
User CPU: 0.11462194803061%
Privileged CPU time: 1092242.34 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 60,449,690
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 128.64 MB
Peak committed memory: 132.42 MB
Paged memory: 7.76 MB
Peak paged memory: 8.35 MB
Paged system memory: 143.07 KB
Non-paged system memory: 19.33 KB
Working set memory: 1.26 MB
Peak working set memory: 16.5 MB
Min working set memory: 640 KB
Private memory: 7.76 MB
Page faults: 23,862
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 138
Total read transfer: 32.09 KB
Total write operations: 2
Total write transfer: 459 Bytes
Total other operations: 1,038
Total other transfer: 8.92 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 28
Peak GDI objects: 35
USER objects: 23
Peak USER objects: 28
Handle count average: 274
Thread count average: 19
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Processes
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\Common Files\ParetoLogic\UUS3\Pareto_Update3.exe"
"C:\Program Files\Common Files\ParetoLogic\UUS3\Pareto_Update3.exe" -StartupTask

Scheduled task details

Name: ParetoLogic Update Version3 Startup Task
Command: \ParetoLogic Update Version3 Startup Task

Scheduled tasks startup details

Name: C:\WINXP\Tasks\ParetoLogic Update Version3 Startup Task.job

Network connectivity

TCP: on port 49176

Image hashes

MD5: d598ddfdf2d30a0c03f95dcec236a76e
SHA-1: 1ede6bec308047fb76914a79b8af731f1e6fd699
SHA-256: 016885a2da0d811170c9167dc2b41c20870d50c8bac1df8ab2d74a719ed4f647

PE image details

File packed: No
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