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Veepee I'm using Windows XP MCE SP2. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Join the community Back I agree Kyle Garber MCSE/MCSA/MCME++/R54/55 It is preventing me from getting on the internet and making my system run slow when I do get on. this contact form

wuauclt.exe is a windows updater called from svchost.exe, while not a virus or spyware quite badly behaved, send info from your pc without asking and can(will) slow your computer down. My computer runs faster and the internet is too. This process continuously checks for the latest updates by going online. But "Backdoor.Clt" can copy itself as "wuauclt.exe" Jemi Chances are if you searched for it and it didn't show up, its probably because you don't have windows search set to include

Please Wait... JimmiNS I had a problem with this, too. You should treat this process with caution as it may be a virus. System 32 and I386 or something.

for about 2-3 sec. By creating an account, you're agreeing to our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and to receive emails from Spiceworks. In C;/ there are two same name file, Do Not touch them. I DID try to update windows, and now I don't have internet access.

at every registry modification, write edb.chk which is send back to microsoft during updates tuxlover It can consume all your cpu if it has problems, See also: Link Willow This program Laz This is not necessarily for windows updates, it is also used as part of Microsoft's notoriously flawed "windows genuine advantage" program. psexec\\RemoteMachine -d C:\windows\system32\wuauclt.exe /resetauthorization /detectnowThis commandline is syntactically correct. ProLine [FIN] It makes my laptop go extremely slow and can't be deleted.

Read also the 431 reviews. 4511 users ask for this file. 176users rated it as not dangerous. 31users rated it as not so dangerous. 90users rated it as neutral. 65users rated THIS IS A WINDOWS FILE. It slowed my computer, downloaded viruses, AND disabled my sound device. It slows down my system.

  1. The last 2 days my CPU has been spiking 50-100%.
  2. and then its also very safe when its not infected. (I had the program that was altering to this at will as I was flipping the names around...
  3. It is not adware, people!

See also: Link Ajesh Kavalan I deleted this thing completely from my computer now its working again. https://forum.kaspersky.com/index.php?showtopic=90870 Click to Run a Free Scan for wuauclt.exe related errors Wuauclt.exe file information Wuauclt.exe process in Windows TaskManager The process known as Windows Update Automatic Updates or Windows Update or Automatic But how to update my machine now? We appreciate your feedback.

Note the name in MAY, it's not wuauclt.exe, part of windows update. weblink I hear it turn and churn while the led blinks forever. I've deleted the autoupdates from windows, but it keeps trying to restart my computer. according to "This is NOT Windows, on all versions after 9X, It'll mess up your Graphically intensive programs, mostly the ones that require video card access." is that possible this is

I flushed the prfetch cache, and rebooted 2 times, and it has cleared the problem. Rhonin It is needed for Windows Automatic Updates! richbuff View Member Profile 13.11.2008 03:24 Post #11 Helper Group: Global moderators Posts: 1009064 Joined: 14.06.2007 Is there a entry listed that says "New"? navigate here The service will start randomly even if autoupdate is stopped.

My PC is infected by this file and symptom is it will restart my system when I attemp to open registry, msconfig and even when I try to see the path Daniel It is the Windows autoupdate file.When it runs it slows down the PC markedly RayO It is WindowsXP's automatic updater - not dangerous, but will use connection bandwidth ChessWarrior its These homonimia evited the antivirus and spyware tools remove them Juan Penas this malware hung up internet connection.

Command line switches for wuauclt The following are the command line for wuauclt.   Option Description /a /ResetAuthorization Initiates an asynchronous background search for applicable updates.

Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. wuauclt.exe was launched on \\RemoteMachine as process number 1680.The commandline paramaters "/resetauthorization /detectnow" (without double quotes) will have been passed to wuauclt.exe.If the command did its job properly can only be Jt E Wuauclt.exe has to do with windows updates. manylander On laptop pc with slow hd, after a long standby the process will take too much time to check for new update and it slows down the pc due for

This is the Automatic Update Controller. Jill just a windows automatin update file. John M View Member Profile 13.11.2008 11:27 Post #13 Member Group: Members Posts: 34 Joined: 29.05.2008 From: Finn Bay I have been at this for over two hours. his comment is here This means it is comunicating over the net.

No, it is not. See also: Link Shawn There are two in my XP SP1 system32 folder, both for automatically updating windows. The diagnosis is: Program tries to install invisibly.Does anyone know what this exe is for? If this process is not running you are at the FALSE Windows Update page used for phishing Debra A.

This is with windows XP professional SP2 brent I had this dam thing in processes 15 at a time frum 0 to 14k must be a trojan fd me up did Important: Some malware disguises itself as wuauclt.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Licensed to: Kaspersky Lab Search Sign Up Log In Home Forum How To Download News Encyclopedia High-Tech Health Sign Up Language English Español Deutsch Français Italiano Português Nederlands Polski हिंदी Bahasa nothing to be worried about Rich after remove with HijackThis start this file after reboot again.

Sujith All Current updates.