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CYREN Updater


CYREN Updater is a program developed by CYREN. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software installer includes 21 files and is usually about 6.8 MB (7,128,168 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 80% of users of CYREN Updater come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: commtouch.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/commtouch.cfg/php/enduser/std_alp.php?p_sid=XmOa39ij&p_lva=&p_li=&p_accessibility=0&p_redirect=&p_page=1&p_cv=&p_pv=1.1063&p_prods=1063
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Commtouch\Updater\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{7564DE9D-3003-46DC-9149-96722C4A8370}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.8 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by CYREN Updater

  • logapi.dll - Command Anti-Malware (Command Anti-Malware Log API Dynamic Link Library)
  • amu.dll - CYREN Updater (CYREN Master Updater Dynamic Link Library)
  • amu.exe - CYREN Master Updater
  • amulng.dll - CYREN Master Updater Language Dynamic Link Library
  • aspl.dll - CYREN Splash Screen Library
  • auth_lsx.dll - CYREN LSX Client
  • authcrypto.dll - authcrypto Dynamic Link Library
  • authluamsi.dll - authmsi Msi Extension for lua updater
  • schedapi.dll - schedapi Dynamic Link Library
  • updconfig.dll - Updater configuration Dynamic Link Library
  • updgui.exe - CYREN Updater Gui
  • updguilng.dll - Updater GUI Language DLL
  • updlogic.dll - Updater logic Dynamic Link Library
  • updrpt.dll - Updater reporting Dynamic Link Library
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • authw32.dll (by Daniel Quintela) - W32 support (w32)
  • authluacurl.dll (by Alexander Marinov) - libCURL (Binds libCURL to Lua)
  • authlua.dll (by Lua.org, PUC-Rio, Brazil (http://www.lua.org)) - Lua (authlua Dynamic Link Library)
  • curllib.dll
  • lua.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • amu.exe is scheduled as a task named 'CYREN Updater' (runs daily at 5:21 AM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • amu.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named CYREN Updater.

How do I remove CYREN Updater?

Quickly and completely remove CYREN Updater from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall CYREN Updater from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program CYREN Updater, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove CYREN Updater.

Win XP 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  Canada 20.00%


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