update.exe

Process name: Spyware Doctor Smart Update

Application using this process: Spyware Doctor Internet Security


update.exe

Process name: Spyware Doctor Smart Update

Application using this process: Spyware Doctor Internet Security


update.exe


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Process name: Spyware Doctor Smart Update

Application using this process: Spyware Doctor Internet Security

Recommended: Scan your system for invalid registry entries.

What is update.exe doing on my computer?

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.
Non-system processes like update.exe originate from software you installed on your system. Since most applications store data in your system's registry, it is likely that over time your registry suffers fragmentation and accumulates invalid entries which can affect your PC's performance. It is recommended that you check your registry to identify slowdown issues.
update.exe

In order to ensure your files and data are not lost, be sure to back up your files online. Using a cloud backup service will allow you to safely secure all your digital files. This will also enable you to access any of your files, at any time, on any device.

Is update.exe harmful?

This process is considered safe. It is unlikely to pose any harm to your system. Scan your system now to identify issues with this process and services that can be safely removed.
update.exe is a safe process

Can I stop or remove update.exe?

Most non-system processes that are running can be stopped because they are not involved in running your operating system. Scan your system now to identify unused processes that are using up valuable resources. update.exe is used by 'Spyware Doctor Internet Security'.This is an application created by 'PC Tools Research Pty Ltd'. To stop update.exe permanently uninstall 'Spyware Doctor Internet Security' from your system. Uninstalling applications can leave invalid registry entries, accumulating over time. Run a free scan to find out how to optimize software and system performance.

Is update.exe CPU intensive?

This process is not considered CPU intensive. However, running too many processes on your system may affect your PC’s performance. To reduce system overload, you can use the Microsoft System Configuration Utility to manually find and disable processes that launch upon start-up. Alternatively, download PC Mechanic to automatically scan and identify any PC issues.

Why is update.exe giving me errors?

Process related issues are usually related to problems encountered by the application that runs it. A safe way to stop these errors is to uninstall the application and run a system scan to automatically identify any PC issues.


Why do I have multiple instances of update.exe?


Multiple copies of a process in your task manager may indicate the presence of a virus or Trojan. Make sure you always use an updated antivirus software and perform a full scan to identify any such cases.

update.exe is known to have 4 other instances:

AntiVir Security Antivirus Updater
update.exe is a process belonging to Avira Internet Security Suite which protects ... read more »

Adware.W32.RapidBlaster
update.exe is a process belonging to an advertising program read more »

Adware.W32.BargainBuddy
update.exe is a process belonging to an advertising program read more »

Downloader.W32.Gen
update.exe is registered as the W97M.Exedrop downloader read more »






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