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Program info

Estimated safety rating


promoutil.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if promoutil.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to run a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself yourself against viruses and malware.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\360\Total Security\PromoUtil.exe

Usually, the default name and directory where this program is stored is
C:\Program Files\360\Total Security\PromoUtil.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this file is 356eef5f548e643b0026757cc8d9706a.

Is running as a service


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

Accesses the internet


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

Is a 32 bit executable file


This program runs as a 32-bit program. It does not exploit the entire power of nowadays' PC CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 Promotion Utility Application

The description stored in the program is Promotion Utility Application.

File version

 8, 6, 0, 1010

File version 8, 6, 0, 1010.


 (C)Qihu 360 Software Co., Ltd. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright notice (C)Qihu 360 Software Co., Ltd. All rights reserved..

Potentially dangerous functions


Some unusual functions of the Operating System have been used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We advise you to read more about this program.

Digitally signed


promoutil.exe is digitally signed. Today most legit software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature attached to promoutil.exe is valid. This is excellent.

Certifier name


Digitally signed by: QIHU 360 SOFTWARE CO. LIMITED

Issuer name

 VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA

Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall routine, which is good. si are uninstall.