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Program info

Estimated safety rating


sparkle-updater.exe may be a dangerous program, according to heuristic analysis. It triggers many of the "probable danger" flags detailed in this document. It is yet unknown if sparkle-updater.exe is a virus or a legit program that doesn't harm your PC. Please be careful with it.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\Sparkle\sparkle-updater.exe

The default name and folder where this application is stored is
C:\Program Files (x86)\Sparkle\sparkle-updater.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 04dfed09cdd6dbe8c81283dd090f2850.

Is running as a service


This program is set up as a Windows service. This means it runs on your PC in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which provide useful features to other programs or to Windows in general.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This program runs in 32-bit mode. It does not use the full set of features of nowadays' computer processors. This is quite normal because the makers did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

Digitally signed


sparkle-updater.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of virus-free software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature is not valid, which indicates the software application may be a virus and that somebody probably changed some of its code after the signature was applied. We advise extreme caution!

Certifier email

The name of the company or individual signing this is:

Certifier name

 Alexandr Golovchin

Digitally signed by: Alexandr Golovchin

Issuer name

 COMODO RSA Code Signing CA

Certificate's issuer name: COMODO RSA Code Signing CA

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall string in registry, which is good. si are uninstall.