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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.

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Virus Precaution:
The original wuauclt.exe from Microsoft gets placed in the Located at C:WINDOWSSystem32wuauclt.exe . If you find it anywhere else then you should be suspicious for sure.

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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 it is then this application is safe.

Startup DB Entries:
[Microsoft (R) Windows Update Service]"Added by a variant of the SDBOT WORM! Note - this is not the legitimate wuauclt.exe processb
[Microsoft Update Device Drivers]"Added by a variant of the SDBOT WORM! Note - this is not the legitimate wuauclt.exe processb

Service DB Entries:
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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