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Program info

Estimated safety rating


service_update.exe is a application which is most likely legit. So, if service_update.exe is on your PC, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to purchase a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your PC against threats.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\Yandex\YandexBrowser\\service_update.exe

This program is normally stored on disk in C:\Program Files (x86)\Yandex\YandexBrowser\\service_update.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this executable is 90642f03dddfe379240eeb30be5b65ab.

Is running as a service


This program is a Windows service. This means it operates on your PC in background, usually without showing any user interface to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which perform useful features to other applications or to the Windows Operating System.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This application runs in 32-bit mode. It can not use the entire power of current PC chips. This is quite normal because the makers did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description


The description written in the file is Yandex.

File version

File version





 Copyright © 2012-2016 YANDEX LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Intellectual property rights notice Copyright © 2012-2016 YANDEX LLC. All Rights Reserved..

Potentially dangerous functions


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

Digitally signed


service_update.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most legit software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature attached to service_update.exe checks out perfectly. This is very good.

Certifier email

The name of the firm or individual signing this is:

Certifier name


Digital certificate name: YANDEX LLC

Issuer name

 GlobalSign CodeSigning CA - G2

Certificate's issuer name: GlobalSign CodeSigning CA - G2

Can be uninstalled


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