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

VersionsAdditional versions 2.56% 30.77% 25.64% 2.56% 35.90% 2.56%

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RegEnumValueW, RegQueryValueExW, RegDeleteValueW, RegDeleteKeyW, RegQueryInfoKeyW, RegSetValueExW, RegOpenKeyExW, RegEnumKeyExW, RegCreateKeyExW, RegCloseKey
CryptMsgClose, CertFindCertificateInStore, CertCloseStore, CryptQueryObject, CertGetNameStringW, CryptMsgGetParam, CertFreeCertificateContext
SetBkMode, TextOutW, GetDeviceCaps, GetTextExtentPoint32W, SelectObject, SetTextColor, SetBkColor, DeleteObject, ExtTextOutW, CreateFontIndirectW, CreateSolidBrush
SetConsoleTitleW, GetTickCount, LeaveCriticalSection, OpenProcess, FindResourceExW, LockResource, GetVersionExW, SetEvent, CreateEventW, SetThreadLocale, SetThreadUILanguage, GetUserDefaultLCID, FindClose, DeleteFileW, FindFirstFileW, FindNextFileW, GetTempFileNameW, RemoveDirectoryW, GetLongPathNameW, IsWow64Process, VerSetConditionMask, VerifyVersionInfoW, lstrcpynW, LocalFree, LocalAlloc, WideCharToMultiByte, SetFileAttributesA, DosDateTimeToFileTime, LocalFileTimeToFileTime, GetProcAddress, SetFileTime, ResetEvent, CreateMutexW, ReleaseMutex, FormatMessageW, CopyFileW, CreateProcessW, GetExitCodeProcess, DuplicateHandle, ReadFile, WaitForMultipleObjects, CreatePipe, TerminateThread, CreateThread, PeekNamedPipe, GetTempPathW, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, QueryPerformanceCounter, IsDebuggerPresent, UnhandledExceptionFilter, GetStartupInfoA, HeapSize, HeapReAlloc, HeapDestroy, GetThreadLocale, GetLocaleInfoA, GetACP, InterlockedExchange, VirtualAlloc, VirtualFree, IsProcessorFeaturePresent, LoadLibraryA, HeapAlloc, GetProcessHeap, HeapFree, InterlockedCompareExchange, GetVersionExA, RaiseException, GetCurrentProcessId, GetModuleHandleW, LoadResource, lstrcmpiW, FlushInstructionCache, LoadLibraryW, InterlockedIncrement, SetLastError, Sleep, FreeLibrary, lstrlenW, CreateFileW, GetCurrentProcess, GetCurrentThreadId, TerminateProcess, LoadLibraryExW, EnterCriticalSection, GetLastError, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, FindResourceW, InterlockedDecrement, AllocConsole, WaitForSingleObject, SizeofResource, MultiByteToWideChar, GetModuleFileNameW, InitializeCriticalSection, CloseHandle, DeleteCriticalSection, CreateFileA
CoInitialize, CoUninitialize, CoTaskMemRealloc, CoTaskMemAlloc, CoTaskMemFree, CoCreateInstance
SHFileOperationW, SHCreateDirectoryExW, ShellExecuteExW, ShellExecuteW, Shell_NotifyIconW, SHGetSpecialFolderPathW
UrlGetPartW, SHDeleteKeyW, PathCombineW, PathFindFileNameW
GetParent, GetWindowLongW, SetWindowLongW, MessageBoxW, TranslateMessage, FindWindowW, CreateDialogParamW, IsWindow, GetWindowTextW, GetClassNameW, EnumWindows, TrackPopupMenu, GetCursorPos, AppendMenuW, DefWindowProcW, SetTimer, CreatePopupMenu, wsprintfW, GetClientRect, GetDlgItem, EndPaint, MapWindowPoints, SetFocus, IsDialogMessageW, UpdateWindow, SetWindowTextW, GetSystemMenu, EnableWindow, SystemParametersInfoW, LoadBitmapW, GetWindow, SetForegroundWindow, SetWindowPos, UnregisterClassA, InvalidateRect, GetKeyState, LoadIconW, GetDC, SendMessageW, ReleaseDC, ShowWindow, GetWindowRect, KillTimer, GetMessageW, PeekMessageW, RegisterClassW, EnableMenuItem, BeginPaint, DestroyWindow, PostQuitMessage, GetWindowThreadProcessId, DispatchMessageW, CharNextW, PostMessageW, CreateWindowExW
InternetCloseHandle, InternetOpenUrlW, InternetOpenW


DivX Update by DivX (Signed)

Remove DivXUpdate.exe
MD5:   fb1a303207c1124c2b61a50e5a32ac21
SHA1:   07e2b80b3857431063760055f50b6470662aada8

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


File name:divxupdate.exe
Product name:DivX Update
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\divx\divx update\divxupdate.exe
File version:
Size:1.78 MB (1,861,968 bytes)
Build date:8/28/2013 5:23 PM
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
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The following program will install this file
DivXNetworks, Inc.
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DivX is a brand name of products created by DivX, Inc. (formerly DivXNetworks, Inc., later purchased by Sonic Solutions and currently part of the Rovi Corporation formerly known as Macrovision), including the DivX Codec which became popular due to its ability to compress lengthy video segments into small sizes while maintaining relatively high visual quality. There are two DivX codecs; the regular MPEG-4 Part 2 DivX codec and the H.264/...


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'

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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