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What is it?
Windows Update Automatic Client - wuauclt.exe
What does it do?
wuauclt.exe - This is used by the automatic update tool in Windows ME to check the Windows Update site every so often to see if any updates need to be installed.
The original wuauclt.exe from
Microsoft gets placed in the
C:WINDOWSSystem32wuauclt.exe . If you find it anywhere else then you should be suspicious for sure.
You'll want to keep an eye on
this google search for any known viruses.
Backdoor.Clt @ Symantec Corporation
Troj/Cult-B @ Sophos
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wuauclt.exe is a Windows System File and should be in a system directory. If
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| [Microsoft (R) Windows Update Service]||"Added by a variant of the SDBOT WORM! Note - this is not the legitimate wuauclt.exe process||b|
| [Microsoft Update Device Drivers]||"Added by a variant of the SDBOT WORM! Note - this is not the legitimate wuauclt.exe process||b|
|Windows Update Service (UpdateSvc) ||Added by an unknown variant of a (backdoor raanky) TROJAN! Note: This worm rojan is located in C:%WI|
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