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60%
60% of PCs block this file from running.
Possible reason:
Performance resource utilization

VersionsAdditional versions

1.0.6.105 2.56%
1.0.6.88 30.77%
1.0.6.87 25.64%
1.0.6.86 2.56%
1.0.6.15 35.90%
1.0.6.1 2.56%

DivXUpdate.exe

DivX Update by DivX (Signed)

Remove DivXUpdate.exe
Version:   1.0.6.86
MD5:   fa28bd04da2a14879f13565375e3488f
SHA1:   196c34b17aa18ae691789c3f979b7f391903b172
SHA256:   436a02718e69b96551c1b07d2b06e60af79fd298f5b619671dab7793a1f814db

What is DivXUpdate.exe?

DivX Update is the software updater program which runs in the background of Windows and automatically starts up when your PC boots. It checks for software udpates and automatically downloads and installs them if found.

About DivXUpdate.exe (from DivX)

DivX is a brand name of products created by DivX, Inc., including the DivX Codec which became popular due to its ability to compress lengthy video segments into small sizes while maintaining relativel

DetailsDetails

File name:divxupdate.exe
Product name:DivX Update
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\divx\divx update\divxupdate.exe
File version:1.0.6.86
Size:1.2 MB (1,263,512 bytes)
Certificate
Issued to:DivX
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Expiration date:Sunday, December 14, 2014
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows GUI
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C++ 8.0
.NET CLR:No
More details

BehaviorsBehaviors

Startup files (all users) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'DivXUpdate' → "C:\Program Files\DivX\DivX Update\DivXUpdate.exe" /CHECKNOW
Scheduled tasks
  • The task 'Programma di aggiornamento online di DivX' runs weekly in the path '\Programma di aggiornamento online di DivX'
  • The job 'Programa de actualización online de Divx' runs weekly in the path '\Programa de actualización online de Divx'
  • The task 'DivX-Online-Aktualisierungsprogramm' runs weekly in the path '\DivX-Online-Aktualisierungsprogramm'
  • The task 'Divx online update program' runs weekly in the path '\Divx online update program'
  • Entry path '\Programa de atualização online DivX'
  • Entry path '\Programa de actualización online de Divx'
  • Entry path '\Programma di aggiornamento online di DivX'
  • Entry path '\DivX online update program'
Network connections
  • [UDP] listens on port 54598

  • ResourcesResource utilization

    (Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
    Averages
     
    CPU
    Total CPU:0.00006111%
    0.028634%
    Kernel CPU:0.00000619%
    0.013761%
    User CPU:0.00005493%
    0.014873%
    Kernel CPU time:2,109,375 ms/min
    100,923,805ms/min
    CPU cycles:474,118/sec
    17,470,203/sec
    Memory
    Private memory:3.89 MB
    21.59 MB
    Private (maximum):12.94 MB
    Private (minimum):268 KB
    Non-paged memory:3.89 MB
    21.59 MB
    Virtual memory:115.8 MB
    140.96 MB
    Virtual memory (peak):129.79 MB
    169.69 MB
    Working set:3.79 MB
    18.61 MB
    Working set (peak):13.28 MB
    37.95 MB
    Page faults:21,772/min
    2,039/min
    I/O
    I/O read transfer:185 Bytes/sec
    1.02 MB/min
    I/O read operations:1/sec
    343/min
    I/O write transfer:97 Bytes/sec
    274.99 KB/min
    I/O write operations:1/sec
    227/min
    I/O other transfer:68 Bytes/sec
    448.09 KB/min
    I/O other operations:2/sec
    1,671/min
    Resource allocations
    Threads:7
    12
    Handles:247
    600
    GUI GDI count:34
    103
    GUI GDI peak:36
    142
    GUI USER count:24
    49
    GUI USER peak:33
    71

    BehaviorsProcess properties

    Integrety level:Medium
    Platform:64-bit
    Command line:"C:\Program Files\divx\divx update\divxupdate.exe" /checknow
    Owner:User

    Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

    OS versiondistribution
    Windows 7 Ultimate 30.77%
    Windows 7 Home Premium 30.77%
    Windows 7 Professional 10.26%
    Windows 8 Pro 7.69%
    Windows Vista Home Premium 5.13%
    Microsoft Windows XP 5.13%
    Windows 8.1 Pro 2.56%
    Windows 8 2.56%
    Windows Vista Home Basic 2.56%
    Windows 7 Ultimate N 2.56%

    Distribution by countryDistribution by country

    United States installs about 18.42% of DivX Update.

    OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

    PC Manufacturerdistribution
    Hewlett-Packard 37.50%
    Acer 16.67%
    ASUS 8.33%
    Dell 8.33%
    Samsung 8.33%
    Sony 8.33%
    Toshiba 8.33%
    American Megatrends 4.17%
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