How to remove an wuauserv error
The free file information forum can help you determine if wuauserv.dll is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
Wuauserv.dll file information
Description: wuauserv.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 25,944 bytes (27% of all occurrences), 6,656 bytes and 5 more variants.
The service can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program is not visible. Wuauserv.dll is not a Windows core file. The file has a digital signature. wuauserv.dll seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 18% dangerous.
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If wuauserv.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 2% dangerous. The file size is 6,656 bytes. The program is not visible. The file is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. The file is not a Windows system file. wuauserv.dll seems to be a compressed file.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as wuauserv.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the wuauserv.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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