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What is EFupdater.exe?

EFupdater.exe is part of Express Files Updater and developed by according to the EFupdater.exe version information.

EFupdater.exe's description is "Express Files Updater"

EFupdater.exe is digitally signed by Faglaro Enterprises Limited.

EFupdater.exe is usually located in the 'C:\Program Files (x86)\ExpressFiles\' folder.

Some of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal detected EFupdater.exe.

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 nameExpress Files Updater
Company name
File descriptionExpress Files Updater
Internal nameExpress Files Updater
Original filenameEFupdater.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright
Product version1,0,0,0
File version1,0,0,0

The following is the available information on EFupdater.exe:

Product nameExpress Files Updater
Company name
File descriptionExpress Files Updater
Internal nameExpress Files Updater
Original filenameEFupdater.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright (C) 2012
Product version1,0,0,0
File version1,0,0,0

Digital signatures [?]

This file has a valid digital signature.

Signer nameFaglaro Enterprises Limited
Certificate issuer nameCOMODO Code Signing CA 2
Certificate serial number00dd2a4bbb66262a8fb4e084560573e908

VirusTotal report

2 of the 46 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the EFupdater.exe file. That's a 4% detection rate.

ScannerDetection Name
ESET-NOD32 a variant of Win32/YourFileDownloader.B
VIPRE BuyExpressFiles Installer (fs)
2 of the 46 anti-virus programs detected the EFupdater.exe file.

EFupdater.exe removal instructions

The instructions below shows how to remove EFupdater.exe with help from the FreeFixer removal tool. Basically, you install FreeFixer, scan your computer, check the EFupdater.exe file for removal, restart your computer and scan it again to verify that EFupdater.exe has been successfully removed. Here are the removal instructions in more detail:

  1. Download and install FreeFixer:
  2. Start FreeFixer and press the Start Scan button. The scan will finish in approximately five minutes.
    Screenshot of Start Scan button
  3. When the scan is finished, locate EFupdater.exe in the scan result and tick the checkbox next to the EFupdater.exe file. Do not check any other file for removal unless you are 100% sure you want to delete it. Tip: Press CTRL-F to open up FreeFixer's search dialog to quickly locate EFupdater.exe in the scan result.
    Red arrow point on the unwanted file
    C:\Program Files (x86)\ExpressFiles\EFupdater.exe
  4. Scroll down to the bottom of the scan result and press the Fix button. FreeFixer will now delete the EFupdater.exe file.
    Screenshot of Fix button
  5. Restart your computer.
  6. Start FreeFixer and scan your computer again. If EFupdater.exe still remains in the scan result, proceed with the next step. If EFupdater.exe is gone from the scan result you're done.
  7. If EFupdater.exe still remains in the scan result, check its checkbox again in the scan result and click Fix.
  8. Restart your computer.
  9. Start FreeFixer and scan your computer again. Verify that EFupdater.exe no longer appear in the scan result.
Please select the option that best describe your thoughts on the removal instructions given above

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Error Messages

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

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

efupdater.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.

Express Files Updater has stopped working.

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

efupdater.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

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

What will you do with EFupdater.exe?

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

What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with EFupdater.exe. 78% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 45 users.

User vote results: There were 35 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 EFupdater.exe.


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.

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