update.exe - update process information

Process name: Spyware Doctor Smart Update

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Windows errors related to update.exe?


update.exe is a process belonging to the Spyware Doctor Internet Security Product which protects your computer against Internet-bound threats such as spyware and trojans which can be distributed through e-mail or attack directly to the computer allowing unauthorized access to your computer. This program is important for the stable and secure running of your computer and should not be terminated. We strongly recommend that you run a FREE registry scan to identify update.exe related errors.


Other instances of UPDATE.EXE:

1) update.exe is registered as the W97M.Exedrop downloader. This process usually comes bundled with a virus or spyware and its main role is to do nothing other than download other viruses/spyware to your computer. This process is a security risk and should be removed from your system. Click here to run a free registry scan now.

2) update.exe is a process belonging to Spyware Doctor Internet Security which protects your computer against Internet-bound threats such as spyware and trojans which can be distributed through e-mail or attack directly to the computer allowing unauthorized access to your computer. This program is important for the stable and secure running of your computer and should not be terminated. Click here to run a free registry scan now.

3) update.exe is a process belonging to an advertising program. This process monitors your browsing habits and distributes the data back to the author's servers for analysis. This also prompts advertising popups. This process is a security risk and should be removed from your system. Click here to run a free registry scan now.

warning note
Warning: Multiple instances of UPDATE may be running on your pc at one time. Some of these may or may not be the legitimate versions.
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Recommendation

update.exe is not a critical component. It is highly recommended that you run a FREE performance scan to automatically optimize memory, CPU and Internet settings.


Damage to your computer's registry could be compromising your PC's performance and causing system slow-downs and crashes. We recommend that you run a FREE registry scan to identify and list harmful registry entries on your computer.





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Security risk 0-5:

0


Spyware:

No (Free spyware scan)


Virus:

No (Remove update.exe)


Trojan:

No (Remove update.exe)




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General information


Author:

PC Tools Research Pty Ltd


Part of:


Memory usage:

N/A (Free up memory)


Common update.exe errors:

N/A (Repair)

System process:

No


Uses network:

No


Background:

Yes


Hardware related:

No





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