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What is divxupdate.exe?

Part of DivX Update

What is it?

DivX Update 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 divxupdate.exe from the publisher
DivX is a brand name of products created by DivX, Inc., including the DivX Codec which became popular due to its ability to compress lengthy video segments into small sizes while maintaining relatively high visual quality. DivX Video on Demand (DivX VOD) is DivX's version of digital rights management (DRM), which allows content owners to control distribution in an effort to thwart piracy.
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How does divxupdate.exe run?

Process - divxupdate.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. divxupdate.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does divxupdate.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - divxupdate.exe is registered with the run identifier 'DivXUpdate' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\DivX\DivX Update\DivXUpdate.exe" /CHECKNOW' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.
Scheduled task - divxupdate.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\DivX online update program'. 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.


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About 0.2% of all Boost users have the divxupdate.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of divxupdate.exe users, 78.0% have disabled it.
How stable is DivX Update?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is divxupdate.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.01073% CPU107334.0%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
6.75 MB RAM31.4%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 40 /min1.8%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              40 GDI objects26.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\divx\divx update\divxupdate.exe

Are there other versions of DivX Update?

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 DivX Update.

DivX Update Stability

divxupdate.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped working (BEX)
Occurred: over 3 months ago
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Crashing module: ole32.dll (still researching...)
Occurred: over 3 months ago
Error: Stopped working (BEX)
Occurred: over 3 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)
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File details

File name: divxupdate.exe
Name: DivX Update
Description: DivX Update
Size: 1.21 MB
Original file name: DivXUpdate.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: DivX
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Expiration date: 12/14/2014

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0110599424%
Privileged CPU: 0.0003265389%
User CPU: 0.01073340353524%
Privileged CPU time: 314385.22 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,015,725,257
CPU cycle count /min: 6,202,438
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 105.22 MB
Peak committed memory: 115.37 MB
Paged memory: 6.75 MB
Peak paged memory: 7.49 MB
Paged system memory: 191.25 KB
Non-paged system memory: 26.23 KB
Working set memory: 9.69 MB
Peak working set memory: 16.24 MB
Min working set memory: 5.93 MB
Private memory: 6.75 MB
Page faults: 37,078
Page faults /min: 10
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 74
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 781.18 KB
Read transfer /min: 924 Bytes
Total write operations: 57
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 793.02 KB
Write transfer /min: 1.32 KB
Total other operations: 63,698
Other operations /min: 7
Total other transfer: 1.74 MB
Other Transfer /min: 356 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 40
Peak GDI objects: 42
USER objects: 27
Peak USER objects: 31
Handle count average: 206
Thread count average: 6
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\DivX\DivX Update\DivXUpdate.exe" /CHECKNOW
"C:\Program Files\DivX\DivX Update\DivXUpdate.exe"
"C:\Program Files\DivX\DivX Update\DivXUpdate.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: DivXUpdate
Command: "C:\Program Files\DivX\DivX Update\DivXUpdate.exe" /CHECKNOW

Scheduled task details

Name: DivX-Online-Aktualisierungsprogramm
Command: \DivX-Online-Aktualisierungsprogramm

Network connectivity

UDP: LISTENING on port 56286
UDP: LISTENING on port 63943
UDP: LISTENING on port 51489

Image hashes

MD5: 81800928e0f713df31f3393cc26f4013
SHA-1: 876358ceaad6943061ecc6b2c375dffff8b70bf3
SHA-256: 0abcc70297c83c01bccaf03083be67eb7a50a28557b2f9578edb73b382f54182

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 8.0
File packed: No
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