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Program info

Estimated safety rating

 microsoft windows update.exe

microsoft windows update.exe may be a dangerous program, according to an automatic analysis of the program's operation. This program triggers too many of the "possible danger" criteria detailed in this document. It is yet unknown if microsoft windows update.exe is malware or an ok program that doesn't cause harm the PC. We advise you to be careful with it.

Executable file path

 C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\SendTo\Microsoft Windows update.exe

Usually, the default filename and directory where the application is stored is
C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\SendTo\Microsoft Windows update.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this file is 5ae22c94153e8f2a16ec4316c0ff6bd2.

Is running as a service


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

Accesses the internet


This application uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is quite normal. For example, most of the programs on your computer check for updates. For this, Internet communications are required.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This application runs in 32-bit mode. It can not exploit the entire power of modern PC chips. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 Microsoft windows update

The description stored in the file is Microsoft windows update.

File version

File version stored as a property


 Microsoft windows update

Company name Microsoft windows update.


 Copyright © Microsoft 2018

Intellectual property rights notice Copyright © Microsoft 2018.

Has valid windows


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

Digitally signed


The digital signature is missing from this program. The authors did not bother to sign it. This is probably bad.

Starts with windows


This program is registered to start when the computer starts. Yes

Can be uninstalled


This application does NOT have an uninstall routine stored in registry.