avupdate.exe is a application which is probably NOT a virus. So, if avupdate.exe is on your PC, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is virus-free, it is still recommended to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your system against threats.
This program is normally found in C:\ProgramData\Innovative Solutions\AVBase_SAVAPI4\avupdate.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this program is 8e149027d8549eab996c82217981f38c.
This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.
This application uses the Internet to communicate. Today this is ok. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are required.
This application runs in 32-bit mode. It does not exploit the entire set of features of modern computer processors. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description stored in the program is Updater for Avira products.
File version extracted from the file 18.104.22.168.
Publisher Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG.
Legal copyright Copyright © 2000 - 2016 Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG and its Licensors..
This application does NOT have visible windows. This is most likely a bad thing.
avupdate.exe is digitally signed. Today the large majority of serious software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in avupdate.exe verifies as ok. This is very good.
Digitally signed by: Innovative Solutions Grup SRL
Certificate's issuer name: GlobalSign CodeSigning CA - SHA256 - G2
This executable does NOT have a removal routine set up in registry.