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Program info

Estimated safety rating


avupdate.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if avupdate.exe is on your computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is virus-free, it is still recommended to use a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your system against threats.

Executable file path

 C:\ProgramData\Innovative Solutions\AVBase_SAVAPI4\avupdate.exe

Normally, this program is located in C:\ProgramData\Innovative Solutions\AVBase_SAVAPI4\avupdate.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is 353cfbc893aa35129d5a0868e5766a15.

Is running as a service


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

Accesses the internet


This executable uses the Internet to communicate. Today this is ok. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are required.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This application runs as a 32-bit program. It can not benefit of the entire set of features of nowadays' computer CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Updater for Avira products

The description stored in the program is Updater for Avira products.

File version

File version


 Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG

Author Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG.


 Copyright © 2000 - 2016 Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG and its Licensors.

Intellectual property rights notice Copyright © 2000 - 2016 Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG and its Licensors..

Has valid windows


This file does NOT have visible elements of user interface. This is most likely a bad sign.

Digitally signed


avupdate.exe has a digital signature. Today most legit programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature attached to avupdate.exe verifies as ok. This is excellent.

Certifier name

 Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG

Digital certificate name: Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG

Issuer name

 Symantec Class 3 Extended Validation Code Signing CA - G2

Certificate's issuer name: Symantec Class 3 Extended Validation Code Signing CA - G2

Can be uninstalled


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