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What is Au_.exe?

Au_.exe is part of Adobe® Flash® Player ActiveX and developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated according to the Au_.exe version information.

Au_.exe's description is "Adobe® Flash® Player ActiveX Installer"

Au_.exe is usually located in the 'c:\Dokumente und Einstellungen\Krones\Lokale Einstellungen\Temp\~nsu.tmp\' folder.

If you have additional information about the file, please share it with the FreeFixer users by posting a comment at the bottom of this page.

Vendor and version information [?]

Product nameAdobe® Flash® Player ActiveX
Company nameAdobe Systems Incorporated
File descriptionAdobe® Flash® Player ActiveX Insta..
Legal copyrightCopyright © 1996-2009 Adobe Systems..
Product version10.0.32.18
File version1.0.20

The following is the available information on Au_.exe:

Product nameAdobe® Flash® Player ActiveX
Company nameAdobe Systems Incorporated
File descriptionAdobe® Flash® Player ActiveX Installer
Legal copyrightCopyright © 1996-2009 Adobe Systems Incorporated and its licensors. All Rights Reserved.
Product version10.0.32.18
File version1.0.20

Digital signatures [?]

Au_.exe is not signed.

Filename variants

Au_.exe may also use other filenames. The most common variants are listed below:

Folder name variants

Au_.exe may also be located in other folders than c:\Dokumente und Einstellungen\Krones\Lokale Einstellungen\Temp\~nsu.tmp\. The most common variants are listed below:

Hashes [?]


Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to au_.exe:

au_.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

au_.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

Adobe® Flash® Player ActiveX Installer has stopped working.

End Program - au_.exe. This program is not responding.

au_.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

au_.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

What will you do with Au_.exe?

To help other users, please let us know what you will do with Au_.exe:

What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with Au_.exe. 88% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 80 users.

User vote results: There were 70 votes to remove and 10 votes to keep

NOTE: Please do not use this poll as the only source of input to determine what you will do with Au_.exe.

Malware or legitimate?

If you feel that you need more information to determine if your should keep this file or remove it, please read this guide.

Please select the option that best describe your thoughts on the information provided on this web page

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Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

I'm reading all new comments so don't hesitate to post a question about the file. If I don't have the answer perhaps another user can help you.

Mr Plum writes

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Crystal Security identified this as suspicious. I looked and found the folder ,looked in its properties and there was no program associated with it as suggested here Adobe so Im going to delete it. Im a Noob for want of a better term but not silly. So its going

# 1 Mar 2018, 19:00

Roger Karlsson writes

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@Plum: The Au_.exe file name is typically used by installers/uninstallers. For future reference, it can always be useful to upload files that seems suspicious to

Have a nice day!

# 20 Mar 2018, 6:33

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