wuauclt.exe is a application which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if wuauclt.exe is on your system, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is virus-free, we still advise you to use a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself yourself against viruses and malware.
The default name and folder where the application is stored is
The MD5 checksum for this file is 5899df933bbdb9896f84f1c14dcc17f0.
This application does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.
wuauclt.exe seems to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
64-bit code has been detected. This exe can put to good use the full power of a modern PC processor.
wuauclt.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most serious software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to wuauclt.exe verifies as ok. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011
This application does NOT have an uninstall command stored in registry.