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What is wuauclt.exe? Windows Update?

Vendor:      Microsoft Corporation
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Last Seen by PC Matic:      No Data

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Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: Windows Update

wuauclt.exe is an essential part of Windows and required for Windows to work properly. It should never be disabled.


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wuauclt.exe is a Microsoft or Windows process but some versions of this exe carry viruses.
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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 9.42%
Average CPU use for this program: null%
Average RAM for this program: null MB


Program Name MD5 Count
wuauclt.exe

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0x8d86b3e559bd04efeb745a12a2c6bdfb 2/5/2015 9:02:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Update 106 KB
2 Status 0x846908f3a9f03f85e78103ed9d87b441 2/3/2015 3:04:00 AM Unknown Unknown Windows Update 109 KB
3 Status 0xfc21787f32e3793a4c7c02d2bfaa5ae0 1/12/2015 6:12:00 PM Unknown 5.4.3790.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Windows Update 110 KB
4 Status 0xe3ec2e7355c9ea123c59b498bbc3dbb9 12/14/2014 10:43:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Update 51 KB
5 Status 0xfcacad9819d9a698ac93a7188d97f355 9/20/2014 9:11:00 AM Unknown Unknown Windows Update 109 KB
6 Status 0x95b028f9a8b310d084ee816d3acc11b9 8/16/2014 8:04:00 AM Unknown Unknown Windows Update 0 KB
7 Status 0xb718e698d456c0fe62cfbbc186da742c 8/7/2014 11:17:00 AM Unknown 5.4.3790.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Windows Update 109 KB
8 Status 0x4fe41a819f5a1ff0923f12b34830a6ca 8/1/2014 10:25:00 PM Unknown 5.4.3790.2182 built by: srv03_rtm(ntvbl04) Windows Update 111 KB
9 Status 0xbaf580b0166730ee51c7fab8667039a7 3/4/2013 5:35:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Update 238 KB
10 Status 0xbaab8042be0f201cebb68ea7f17b3413 12/21/2012 8:00:00 AM Unknown Unknown Windows Update 114 KB
11 Status 0xd053c92d12980c6d69cfce64fb9dcc0e 8/25/2012 11:14:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Update 135 KB
12 Status 0x49470bf2cfce084b3d3a7fb56b948c1c 4/12/2012 12:26:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Update 135 KB
13 Status 0x46990969761352f53b2310d266e2f1df 2/7/2012 3:21:00 PM Unknown 5.4.3790.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Windows Update 110 KB
14 Status 0x01d64a90525e6f8e2ab55497e87fb535 2/2/2012 9:30:00 PM Unknown 7.1.6001.65 (Longhorn(wmbla).080123-1638) Windows Update 52 KB
15 Status 0xe2f9163fb1087506aace9d362145c734 1/31/2012 9:22:00 AM Unknown 5.8.0.2607 built by: dnsrv(wmbla) Windows Update 121 KB
16 Status 0x0b6dabd6fff1ad42a3cd65a1c7ee8f35 1/28/2012 8:52:00 AM Unknown Unknown Windows Update 67 KB
17 Status 0x16ac034e7753f0f3277af6f5c91d390b 1/26/2012 5:52:00 AM Unknown 5.4.3790.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Windows Update 109 KB
18 Status 0x7d34ecbedc72d77fbf79fd3465e18697 1/22/2012 1:02:00 AM Unknown Unknown Windows Update 0 KB
19 Status 0xbe1978af584ee6271923a90efdabd268 1/15/2012 8:03:00 PM Unknown 5.4.3790.3300 (xpsp.080125-0707) Windows Update 108 KB
20 Status 0x1ae06a7c189c16f5116e2be6015f754d 1/13/2012 5:57:00 AM Unknown Unknown Windows Update 55 KB
21 Status 0xebb80e7de7c23d8bd2187f9a0b93709b 1/11/2012 3:40:00 PM Unknown 5.4.2600.0 (XPClient.010817-1148) Windows Update 109 KB

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0xd316e28958873859b88d72cf47ad1ea5 5/11/2018 10:54:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Update 52 KB
2 Status 0xa3763ce319d9eb3ec2ac04901f293b9d 12/18/2014 3:10:00 AM Unknown 5.4.3630.1106 (xpsp1.020828-1920) Windows Update 136 KB
3 Status 0x4f2ddaecd720aaa6ad7475e5a29e5980 10/29/2014 7:17:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Update 109 KB
4 Status 0xf601b59fdaebefa13eea2543bde8fb45 4/9/2012 2:32:00 AM Unknown Unknown Windows Update 52 KB
5 Status 0x27da75af2f62a3db594bb69aa5efbd76 2/8/2012 10:41:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Update 73 KB
6 Status 0x1f70c4a8b0bf10d83f01e3c19f22ae1c 11/21/2011 2:27:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Update 51 KB
7 Status 0x17a4629e268212dbfcef95c48c761a06 9/19/2011 7:38:00 AM Unknown 5.4.3790.2096 (xpsp_sp2_rc1.040311-2315) Windows Update 109 KB
8 Status 0x3a83a45e7dd5276315aa20245e7c32bf 9/16/2011 12:50:00 PM Unknown 7.0.6000.374 (winmain(wmbla).070416-2057) Windows Update 51 KB
9 Status 0xa4425b538e4087e33ff89a378ff0c8d0 9/15/2011 11:31:00 AM Unknown Unknown Windows Update 67 KB
10 Status 0x88d78f1c0c77194425ef5ec9242beac3 8/27/2011 4:16:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Update 108 KB
11 Status 0x974fa6d27fe3413adbaea63017aef1a4 8/23/2011 2:08:00 PM Unknown 5.4.3790.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Windows Update 109 KB
12 Status 0x875cdad13d9df3d4c615718e90c1cad9 8/22/2011 1:30:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Update 66 KB
13 Status 0xe8b6af451ae34742da3d9623f7e94efd 8/13/2011 11:00:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Update 109 KB
14 Status 0x37d72b36bdd7c6d5cf5336550037eba6 7/27/2011 5:42:00 AM Unknown 5.8.0.2469 built by: lab01_n(wmbla) Windows Update 122 KB
15 Status 0xe2a8ff0fbd4e7af88b1f6e2cab5ad543 7/18/2011 4:02:00 PM Unknown 7.0.6001.17052 (longhorn_rc1.071129-2315) Windows Update 42 KB
16 Status 0xd76c7b3d5c85a62c8c19cedf830b8456 7/16/2011 4:43:00 PM Unknown 5.4.3790.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Windows Update 109 KB
17 Status 0xf22593a5e6a231ac9d8db8fc3cb03c6a 7/14/2011 1:00:00 AM Unknown 5.4.3790.3264 (xpsp.071130-0108) Windows Update 108 KB
18 Status 0xfe717bd907d1e18a14ef1096758faf02 7/7/2011 5:10:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Update 109 KB
19 Status 0xa73c3bc3bbe7bf60b61add0cc4e26c58 6/2/2011 11:29:00 AM Unknown Unknown Windows Update 108 KB
20 Status 0xfc7ac7683ca30d8f8b6dab686b781784 5/31/2011 2:03:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Update 53 KB
21 Status 0xc54f6c23403b1b0e8472e4cc0b3cafee 5/28/2011 3:03:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Update 109 KB
22 Status 0xf6066c005fac8caf210882563c92a093 5/26/2011 2:39:00 AM Unknown Unknown Windows Update 105 KB
23 Status 0xa5d19fff8cdc18d7447b43e94a168a4f 5/18/2011 2:03:00 AM Unknown Unknown Windows Update 52 KB
24 Status 0xc8fb473d140454c19553fb567a1ffe78 5/14/2011 10:22:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Update 69 KB
25 Status 0x894e3521d3fb03484dc566f553fa30a8 4/30/2011 1:29:00 PM Unknown 5.4.3790.20 built by: lab04_n Windows Update 145 KB


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