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Update.exe

Windows Service Pack Setup

 
     
  Description  
     
 
icon   Update.exe is used for XP's security updates and hot fixes.

Update.exe is a 32-bit executable for a graphics UI style application.
 
     
   
  Common Facts From Tracked Core OS Files  
     
 
key facts  
File description
  Windows Service Pack Setup
 
File Version
  6.1.0022.4  to  7.02.0005.2202
 
Application
  Microsoft MSN Communications System
 
App version
  6.1.0022.4  to  7.02.0005.2202
 
Type
  32 bits
 
Vendor
  Microsoft Corporation
 
Copyright
  Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp.
 
   
  Variants and Default Locations  
     
 
varients  
  C:\Program Files\MSN\MSNCoreFiles

 
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Windows Version; Bits
File Size
Modified Date
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xp
  XP RTM; 32
Core without updates
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xp
  XP SP1; 32
Core without updates
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  Security  
     
 
security  

There are no known security risks in using Update.exe assuming it has not been modified or replaced by virus or malware and it resides in the default directory. This file is installed as part of the Windows operating system.

Startup Security

ok
2
  Recommended or required to run at startup
user
1
  User's choice and not harmful
bad
20
  Undesirable such as viruses, malware or adware

View our Update.exe Startup Applications list for alternative functions and locations not shown below.

 
     
  Requires  
     
 
required   The following files are required when running this program. These may call other files, and there can be additional required files not in this list. Required files for non-Core OS programs above are not included.

           
  import Advapi32.dll   import Rpcrt4.dll*
  import Comctl32.dll*   import Shell32.dll
  import Crypt32.dll*   import Shfolder.dll*
  import Gdi32.dll*   import Shlwapi.dll*
  import Imagehlp.dll*   import Updspapi.dll*
  import Kernel32.dll   import Urlmon.dll*
  import Mpr.dll*   import User32.dll
  import Msvcrt.dll*   import Userenv.dll*
  import Ntdll.dll*   import Version.dll
  import Ole32.dll   import Winspool.drv*
  import Oleaut32.dll  
 
* indicates a file that is not required in all versions. Click on filename for details.
 
   
  Additional Analysis  
     
 
notes  
  • The newest version of Update.exe requires a C++ library, and was likely written in Micorsoft Visual C++. It was likely built using Visual Studio 2003.
  • Update.exe is a PE style file.
  • This program does not appear to be internally referenced by any other file.
 
   
  Vendor Summary  
     
 
Vendor
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Corporation Logo
Phone
1-425-882-8080
1-800-642-7676

Web
Global
USA

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