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Program info

Estimated safety rating


alu.exe may be a dangerous program, according to heuristic analysis. It triggers too many of the "possible danger" flags detailed in this document. It is yet unknown if alu.exe is a virus or not which doesn't harm your PC. We advise you to be careful with this application.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\ASUS\ASUS Live Update\ALU.exe

The default name and path where the application is stored is
C:\Program Files\ASUS\ASUS Live Update\ALU.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this program is db355ffc5b3ac92591c7d7478c629a52.

Is running as a service


This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This app runs as a 32-bit program. It does not use the entire power of current computer CPUs. This is quite normal because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description


The description extracted from the file is ALU.

File version

 1, 0, 0, 1

File version stored as a property 1, 0, 0, 1.


 Copyright (C) 2002 ASUSTek. Corporation

Copyright notice Copyright (C) 2002 ASUSTek. Corporation.

Has valid windows


alu.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This means it doesn't work in a kind of stealth mode. Its operation is clearly displayed to you.

Digitally signed


alu.exe is digitally signed. Today most clean programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature is not valid. This indicates the app may be malware and that somebody most likely tampered with it after the signature was applied. Please be very careful regarding this!

Certifier name

 ASUSTeK Computer Inc.

Digital certificate name: ASUSTeK Computer Inc.

Issuer name

 VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2004 CA

Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2004 CA

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall string in registry, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.