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windowsupdate.exe. Is it a virus?

The windowsupdate.exe could be a RBOT-ACE. Sometimes it’s called FORBOT-BJ, IRCBOT, AGOBOT.ON and RBOT-ACE.

It’s not absolutely clear which product this file is part of and who is its author. It’s a hidden file. Windowsupdate.exe is usually located in the %PROGRAM_FILES% sub-folder and its usual size is 73,729 bytes.

This file is a trojan. Trojans can steal important data from your computer. This file is a network worm. Worms can significantly decrease your Internet connection speed and download new malware onto your computer. This file enables a culprit to access your computer, steal your data, and take total control over your computer.


Disable and delete the windowsupdate.exe process as soon as possible. Most likely it is a virus, a trojan, or some other malware. Before disabling this file make sure it is not a legitimate file that is also called windowsupdate.exe.


Security risk: Free spyware & virus scanRegistry Errors: Free scan (run Registry Cleaner)Uninstallation: N/A Uninstall (run Unistall Manager)Disk & Memory Usage: N/A Free scan (run Task Manager)


Process: RBOT-ACECommon path(s): subfolder in %PROGRAM_FILES%Keywords(s): worm, backdoor, trojan, hiddenFilesize(s): 73,729 bytes, 671,744 bytes

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