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What is WindowsActivationUpdate.exe?

WindowsActivationUpdate.exe is part of Microsoft® Windows® Operating System and developed by Microsoft Corporation according to the WindowsActivationUpdate.exe version information.

WindowsActivationUpdate.exe's description is "Windows Activation Technologies Update Web Installer"

WindowsActivationUpdate.exe is digitally signed by Microsoft Corporation.

WindowsActivationUpdate.exe is usually located in the 'c:\Users\PMM\Desktop\Новая папка (2)\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about WindowsActivationUpdate.exe.

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Vendor and version information [?]

Product nameMicrosoft® Windows® Operating System
Company nameMicrosoft Corporation
File descriptionWindows Activation Technologies Upda..
Internal nameWindowsActivationUpdate
Original filenameWindowsActivationUpdate.exe
Legal copyright© Microsoft Corporation. All rights..
Product version7.1.7600.16395
File version7.1.7600.16395 (win7_gdr_oob_gaoob(w..

The following is the available information on WindowsActivationUpdate.exe:

Product nameMicrosoft® Windows® Operating System
Company nameMicrosoft Corporation
File descriptionWindows Activation Technologies Update Web Installer
Internal nameWindowsActivationUpdate
Original filenameWindowsActivationUpdate.exe
Legal copyright© Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Product version7.1.7600.16395
File version7.1.7600.16395 (win7_gdr_oob_gaoob(wmbla).100127-1757)

Digital signatures [?]

This file has a valid digital signature.

Signer nameMicrosoft Corporation
Certificate issuer nameMicrosoft Code Signing PCA
Certificate serial number6105f71e000000000032

VirusTotal report

None of the 51 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the WindowsActivationUpdate.exe file.

None of the 51 anti-virus programs detected the WindowsActivationUpdate.exe file.

Filename variants

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

Folder name variants

WindowsActivationUpdate.exe may also be located in other folders than c:\Users\PMM\Desktop\Новая папка (2)\. The most common variants are listed below:

Hashes [?]


Error Messages

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

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

windowsactivationupdate.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.

Windows Activation Technologies Update Web Installer has stopped working.

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

windowsactivationupdate.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

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

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What did other users do?

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User vote results: There were 11 votes to remove and 48 votes to keep

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