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Program info

Estimated safety rating


liveupdate.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if liveupdate.exe is on your computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, it is still recommended to use a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your system against viruses and malware.

Executable file path

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

This application is usually stored on disk in C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\LiveUpdate\LiveUpdate.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this file is e0f2ecbc4ef6ac11601772606dab9cd0.

Is running as a service


This program is registered as a Windows service. This means it operates on your system in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which provide useful functions to other applications or to the Windows Operating System.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This application runs in 32-bit mode. It does not benefit of the entire set of features of nowadays' computer processors. This is quite normal because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 Product Updater

The description stored in the file is Product Updater.

File version

File version



Company IObit.


 Copyright(C) 2005-2015

Legal copyright notice Copyright(C) 2005-2015.

Is an encrypted file


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

Potentially dangerous functions


Some unusual features of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We advise you to be very careful regarding this program.

Digitally signed


liveupdate.exe has a digital signature. Today most serious software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from liveupdate.exe checks out perfectly. This is most likely a clean, ok program.

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 program does NOT have an uninstall routine set up in registry.