avupdate.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if avupdate.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, it is still recommended to run a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your PC against potential security problems.
This application is usually found on disk in C:\ProgramData\Innovative Solutions\AVBase_SAVAPI4\avupdate.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this program is 539fc43ed26afcca6fc7beb9ccd5c0f4.
This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.
This program uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is quite normal. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for updates. For this, Internet communications are required.
This exe runs in 32-bit mode. It can not benefit of the full power of current PC chips. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description stored in the program is Updater for Avira products.
File version 188.8.131.52.
Company Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG.
Intellectual property rights notice Copyright © 2000 - 2016 Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG and its Licensors..
This exe does NOT have visible elements of user interface. This is usually a bad sign.
avupdate.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most serious programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in avupdate.exe verifies as ok. This is very good.
Digital certificate name: Innovative Solutions Grup SRL
Certificate's issuer name: GlobalSign CodeSigning CA - SHA256 - G2
This application does NOT have an uninstall routine stored in registry.