checkupdate.exe - Is checkupdate.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is checkupdate.exe?
Purpose of checkupdate.exe:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: checkupdate.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
CheckUpdate.exe is a file which most likely found its way onto your system by you installing it yourself on your computer. The correct file location is also listed at the bottom of this page, and should always be checked to make sure you are looking at the same file and at the same folder. Spyware and virus programs often mimic a similiar name file in an attempt to fool you, so verify the file name and folder location. This CheckUpdate.exe file is a program which is installed with XVid which is a video compression tool for watching videos. I normally never run update software on my computer so I would remove this from your startup. Visit checkupdate.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the checkupdate.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
You can find this file on your drive in the XVid folder C:\Program Files (x86)\Xvid\CheckUpdate.exe


  • Is checkupdate.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is checkupdate.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove checkupdate.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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