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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
InstallIQUpdater.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 InstallIQUpdater.exe file is a program which monitors your downloads and shows you advertisements. If this was on my computer I would get rid of this immediately as I do not run adware on my computer. This software automatically starts running everytime you reboot your PC. Visit installiqupdater.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 installiqupdater.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
You can find this file on your drive in folder "C:\Program Files (x86)\W3i\InstallIQUpdater\InstallIQUpdater.exe" /silent /autorun


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

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        Yes. This is advertising related, so it is considered adware and may be causing popup windows on your computer.

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

  • Would you recommend that I remove installiqupdater.exe?
        Yes, I would remove installiqupdater.exe if it was on my computer. If you wish to do this, and you get an error message because you cannot access it, you should first terminate the task in your tasklist and then attempt to add it to your recycle bin again.

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