pupdate.exe is part of Internet Explorer and developed by Microsoft Corporation according to the pupdate.exe version information.
pupdate.exe's description is "Win32 Cabinet Self-Extractor "
pupdate.exe is digitally signed by TERSER TUDE LTD.
pupdate.exe is usually located in the 'c:\downloads\' folder.
Some of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal detected pupdate.exe.
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The following is the available information on pupdate.exe:
|Product name||Internet Explorer|
|Company name||Microsoft Corporation|
|File description||Win32 Cabinet Self-Extractor|
|Original filename||WEXTRACT.EXE .MUI|
|Legal copyright||© Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.|
|File version||11.00.15063.0 (WinBuild.160101.0800)|
Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:
pupdate.exe has a valid digital signature.
|Signer name||TERSER TUDE LTD|
|Certificate issuer name||DigiCert EV Code Signing CA (SHA2)|
|Certificate serial number||053c55b90745842a4b4dec14a1ac27ca|
5 of the 68 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the pupdate.exe file. That's a 7% detection rate.
The instructions below shows how to remove pupdate.exe with help from the FreeFixer removal tool. Basically, you install FreeFixer, scan your computer, check the pupdate.exe file for removal, restart your computer and scan it again to verify that pupdate.exe has been successfully removed. Here are the removal instructions in more detail:
These are some of the error messages that can appear related to pupdate.exe:
pupdate.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
pupdate.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.
Win32 Cabinet Self-Extractor has stopped working.
End Program - pupdate.exe. This program is not responding.
pupdate.exe is not a valid Win32 application.
pupdate.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.
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