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Program info

Estimated safety rating


autoupdate.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if autoupdate.exe is on your computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is clean, we still advise you to run a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself yourself against potential security problems.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\IObit Malware Fighter\AutoUpdate.exe

The default filename and folder where this program is stored is
C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\IObit Malware Fighter\AutoUpdate.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is bfbfa46a36e29f071f160dd09122459b.

Is running as a service


This application is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is good.

Accesses the internet


This executable uses the Internet to communicate. Today this is quite normal. For example, most of the apps on your computer check for new updates. For this, Internet communications are necessary.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This executable runs in 32-bit mode. It can not benefit of the full power of current PC processors. This is quite normal because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 IObit Malware Fighter Autoupdate

The description stored in the file is IObit Malware Fighter Autoupdate.

File version

File version extracted from the file



Author IObit.


 Copyright©2005-2017 IObit

Copyright notice Copyright©2005-2017 IObit.

Has valid windows


This exe does NOT have visible elements of user interface. This is usually a bad thing.

Is an encrypted file


The code of this exe seems to have been compressed or obfuscated so it can not be easily hacked.

Potentially dangerous functions


Some dangerous features of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We advise you to be very careful regarding this program.

Digitally signed


autoupdate.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays the large majority of serious programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature found in autoupdate.exe checks out perfectly. This is very good.

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


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