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Program info

Estimated safety rating


wuauclt.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus. So, if wuauclt.exe is on your PC, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, we still advise you to use a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself your PC against threats.

Executable file path


The default name and path where this program is stored is

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this program is 51b4d7e27c06a17d669577db79a3ed54.

Is running as a service


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

Belongs to the operating system


wuauclt.exe appears to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This app runs as a 32-bit program. It can not exploit the entire power of current PC processors. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 Windows Update

The description extracted from the program is Windows Update.

File version

 7.6.7601.23453 (win7sp1_ldr.160513-1233)

File version extracted from the file 7.6.7601.23453 (win7sp1_ldr.160513-1233).


 Microsoft Corporation

Company Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Intellectual property rights notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Digitally signed


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

Can be uninstalled


This executable does NOT have an uninstall command stored in registry.