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AVG Internet Security 2014

What is winupdate.exe?

winupdate.exe is part of Microsoft Exchange and developed by Microsoft Corporation according to the winupdate.exe version information.

winupdate.exe's description is "FIXMAPI 1.0 MAPI Repair Tool"

winupdate.exe is usually located in the 'C:\WINDOWS\system32\' 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 nameMicrosoft Exchange
Company nameMicrosoft Corporation
File descriptionFIXMAPI 1.0 MAPI Repair Tool
Internal nameFIXMAPI
Original filenameFIXMAPI.EXE
CommentsService Pack 3
Legal copyrightCopyright (C) 1986-1998 Microsoft Co..
Legal trademarkMicrosoft(R) and Windows(R) are regi..
Product version5.5
File version5.5.2518.0

The following is the available information on winupdate.exe:

PropertyValue
Product nameMicrosoft Exchange
Company nameMicrosoft Corporation
File descriptionFIXMAPI 1.0 MAPI Repair Tool
Internal nameFIXMAPI
Original filenameFIXMAPI.EXE
CommentsService Pack 3
Legal copyrightCopyright (C) 1986-1998 Microsoft Corp. All rights reserved.
Legal trademarkMicrosoft(R) and Windows(R) are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
Product version5.5
File version5.5.2518.0

Digital signatures [?]

winupdate.exe is not signed.

Filename variants

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

Folder name variants

winupdate.exe may also be located in other folders than C:\WINDOWS\system32\. The most common variants are listed below:

Other files also named winupdate.exe

winupdate.exe (28 votes)

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD596d7af8ef943e032daf2e524f1841242
SHA2568aed392be4e3cd979b9ba413aedaff5acf1fbd5aee5566a5a2c451330327a110

Error Messages

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

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

winupdate.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.

FIXMAPI 1.0 MAPI Repair Tool has stopped working.

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

winupdate.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

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

What will you do with winupdate.exe?

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What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with winupdate.exe. 48% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 25 users.

User vote results: There were 12 votes to remove and 13 votes to keep

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

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.

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