liveupdate.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if liveupdate.exe is on your computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, it is still recommended to use a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your system against viruses and malware.
This application is usually stored on disk in C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\LiveUpdate\LiveUpdate.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this file is e0f2ecbc4ef6ac11601772606dab9cd0.
This program is registered as a Windows service. This means it operates on your system in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which provide useful functions to other applications or to the Windows Operating System.
This application runs in 32-bit mode. It does not benefit of the entire set of features of nowadays' computer processors. This is quite normal because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description stored in the file is Product Updater.
File version 188.8.131.5260.
Legal copyright notice Copyright(C) 2005-2015.
The machine code of this exe seems to be compressed or obfuscated so it can not be quickly examined.
Some unusual features of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We advise you to be very careful regarding this program.
liveupdate.exe has a digital signature. Today most serious software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from liveupdate.exe checks out perfectly. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digital certificate name: IObit Information Technology
Certificate's issuer name: Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA
This program does NOT have an uninstall routine set up in registry.