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Program info

Estimated safety rating


wuauclt.exe is a application 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, it is still recommended to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your PC against threats.

Executable file path


Normally, this application is found in C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 4f2ddaecd720aaa6ad7475e5a29e5980.

Is running as a service


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

Belongs to the operating system


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

Is a 32 bit executable file


This exe runs as a 32-bit program. It can not benefit of the entire power of nowadays' computer chips. This is quite normal because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 Atualizações Automáticas

The description written in the exe is Atualizações Automáticas.

File version

 5.4.3790.5512 (xpsp.080413-0852)

File version extracted from the file 5.4.3790.5512 (xpsp.080413-0852).


 Microsoft Corporation

Maker Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. Todos os direitos reservados.

Legal copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. Todos os direitos reservados..

Potentially dangerous functions


Some unusual functions of Windows have been used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We recommend you to read more about this program.

Digitally signed


wuauclt.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of virus-free programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature attached to wuauclt.exe is valid. This is most likely a clean, ok program.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Windows Component Publisher

Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows Component Publisher

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows Verification Intermediate PCA

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification Intermediate PCA

Can be uninstalled


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