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Program info

Estimated safety rating


liveupdate.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if liveupdate.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, it is still recommended to use a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your PC against threats.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\LiveUpdate\LiveUpdate.exe

Usually, the default name and folder where this program is stored is
C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\LiveUpdate\LiveUpdate.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this program is ed6923bf4d8d4383893825e2f74e2543.

Is running as a service


This application is a Windows service. This means it runs on your system in background, usually without displaying any user interface to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which provide useful features to other applications or to Windows in general.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This exe runs as a 32-bit program. It can not use the full power of nowadays' PC chips. This is quite normal because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 Product Updater

The description written in the file is Product Updater.

File version

File version



Author IObit.


 Copyright(C) 2005-2015

Legal copyright Copyright(C) 2005-2015.

Has valid windows


This task does NOT have visible windows. This is most likely a bad sign.

Is an encrypted file


The machine code of this program seems to be compressed or obfuscated so it can not be quickly cracked.

Potentially dangerous functions


Some unusual functions of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We recommend you to read more about this program.

Digitally signed


liveupdate.exe is digitally signed. Today the large majority of legit software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature attached to liveupdate.exe is valid. This is excellent.

Certifier name

 IObit Information Technology

Digital certificate name: IObit Information Technology

Issuer name

 Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA

Certificate's issuer name: Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA

Can be uninstalled


This executable does NOT have a removal routine set up in registry.