Keep it simple stupid. 08-13-2010, 12:28 AM #3 Micarl Registered Member Join Date: Aug 2010 Posts: 2 OS: XP SP3 I've had the same issue on 3 machines Details are included in the CBS.Log windir\Logs\CBS\CBS.Log" 02-26-2012, 10:53 PM #4 Sacredx Registered Member Join Date: Feb 2012 Posts: 3 OS: Windows Vista (SP2) BUMP. Cuong Thanks a lot. Installing this update is tricky though, as it doesn't work well when Windows Update is already doing something in the background.
It can make old computer very slow. Download (April 2015 servicing stack update): 32 Bit 64 Bit Workaround 1 If this is still not helping to search for new updates, use WSUSOffline to get all the updates. Impossible to delete. mode1Windows updates and driver search consume massive amounts of RAM.2Windows Update doesn't work and consumes 100% of CPU2Windows Update errors on Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x645Searching for updates takes ages on
virus scan did not work, 'sfc /scannow' did not work and registry/file scan did not work. furthermore, PC keeps receiving data even doing nothing online. I never had this icon so much in my taskbar, only when there where new updates. jes This Windows Update file simply runs in the background when your automatic updates are on.
Don This file checks my hard disk every other second. Does it have anything to do with that few copies of wuauclt.exe? After disabling Auto Updates from services.msc everything looks just fine See also: Link Ivaylo Petrov ITS VERY SIMPLE. Wuauclt.exe High Cpu A few weeks ago after starting XP (sp3, in windows 2003 network) the machine slows down extremely, opening the task Thread Tools Search this Thread 08-12-2010, 08:07 AM #1
Illuminati This file is Windows XP sp2 update. Wuauclt.exe Windows 7 A+ N+ MCSE MCSA windws updater nick It's a Windows update process, but as with any process, you should check to make sure it's not a trojan in disguise. MakeMineMacAgain! https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-performance/wuaucltexe-runs-every-day-for-approx-1-hour/2e9bce71-788f-4f8a-bfed-bb713a300922 kenboyles72 My System is safe, and wuauclt.exe is downloading the SP2. 115480 Bytes, Version: 5.4.3790.2182 S!Ri It will not harm your system to stop this process.
If Automatic Updates is switched off, then the Wuauclt.exe auto update client will not run in the background, freeing up system resources in the process. Wuauclt.exe /detectnow What gives??? This file first poped up after my room mate decided to install Bear Share. Eleven Even I have 2 filez: wuauclt1.exe 167kb and wuauclt.exe 113kb.
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While you could kill this process within Task Manager in an attempt to disable Automatic Updates, it would simply restart itself. Second, where possible, you may want to save a copy of a clean Windows XP SP3 virtual machine installation that is fully patched and ready to go. Wuauclt.exe Switches Bergundal For people with a slow internet connection , on the Windows Update page in Internet Explorer, click the "Personalize Windows Update" link under "Other Options," turn on the 'Display the Wuauclt.exe What Is It AKCurt even if this file is stopped MS still downloads files to your system reagardless if you have automatic updates turned on or not - they can start it up when
If you find it anywhere else then you should be suspicious for sure. Xabora this is an authentic windows update file that acts crazy. Run MalwareBytes to remove persistent malware Process name: Windows Update AutoUpdate Client Product: WindowsCompany: Microsoft File: wuauclt.exe Security Rating: Windows Update AutoUpdate Client. Common sence tells you it can be perceived as adware by most "anti "software Just like many other auto update files, for software. Wuauclt.exe Remove
i had turned off auto-updates.... Please try the request again. Problem with wuauclt.exe and Windows Update. Mr.
Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points. Wuauclt High Cpu Windows 7 If this happens to... This does not appear to be malware related.
Disabling Automatic Updates from Services seem to work and get rid of those errors but in long run not to update Windows aint so good.
No way would it let me stop it or lower its dispatching priority. Keep it simple stupid. 08-16-2010, 10:29 AM #6 SecretCow Registered Member Join Date: Aug 2010 Posts: 2 OS: WinXPSP3, Win7 Enterprise/Ultimate Epgep has perfectly described a recent issue i use winxp-sp2 and i have wuauclt.exe and wuauclt1.exe in my windows/system32/ folder. Wuauclt.exe Virus chuchuluco I don┤t need it so I deleted it - comp still runs fine wire-geier i had update turn off in winxp and i still got the fil in tskmgr but
secureit its the windows update thing but it lags your comp when updating iamthebest We're obliged to have wuauclt checking for security updates but I've spoken to Microsoft about why it When I first started investigating this issue heavily a few months ago, the fix I found involved installing┬áMS13-080/KB 2879017, which was released in October 2013. Then I rebooted closed the process, because it appeared again, reconnected and now its fine. Continue to site » Security Task Manager Windows Processes Security Task Manager What is wuauclt.exe?
She had trouble signing in on another website but this seems to be fixed using the compatibility button. SO DONT DELETE IT! Installed the update on a Win7 64 bit, wuauserv still spinning uselessly at 100% CPU, doing abslutely nothing as per the Event Log and WindowUpdate.log, for extended periods of time. *sigh* and all my pop adds are gone.
I've also noted that sometimes the folder SoftwareDistribution increases in size during a period of time, and after that nothing happens and svchost continues to consume an entire core. In the last year I kept running into a tricky issue I couldn't quite squash because of its transient nature. Must destroy immediatelly!!! 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...
LeRoy Pea It's not suppose to be in Windows XP, I did exactly what Robo (another user from this thread) did. The checksum on my OS is ebf1ab7e4fc05cabf2f4680d2a45f827 -- not sure of this remains constant from system to sytem. You can delete this folder safely. somehow I cant delete the program.
The org file should be for Windows update but when it has more than 1 ... Its annoying when my server dials out when I dont want it to just because this file runs. I will work on this and get back to yall BUFFY It is a legit Windows Auto Update Client. The Drawbacks of Wuauclt.exe Because this process runs on all Windows based systems that have automated updates enabled, virus creators have specifically targeted this component by disguising their malicious files as
Related: Microsoft Windows Patch Management Microsoft Windows XP Woody Leonhard is a senior contributing editor at InfoWorld and author of dozens of Windows books, including Windows 10 All-in-One for Dummies. The fact that it strobes raises questions in that it behaves much lika a proxy service sending/receiving data approx very 3 minutes or so. this file wasn't even on my comp till i got a virus ever since then it's been running in the task manager i keep turning it off and it keeps coming Andykirky seems to also run aupdate and lucom2~.exe claims to be from norton starts after surfing for 40 mins repeatedly caused a write crash im gona delete it its definely not
In the event that you do have multiple instances of Wuauclt.exe running in the background, then there is a chance that it could be malware. Runs behind your back evan when autoupdate is turned off.