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Should I remove Authentium Updater?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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5.1.16 50.00%
5.1.14 25.00%
5.1.10 25.00%

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Authentium Updater


Authentium Updater is a software program developed by Authentium, Inc. The most common release is 5.1.16, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 setup package generally installs about 21 files and is usually about 6.79 MB (7,123,756 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

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\Authentium\Updater\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{7464DE9D-3003-46DC-9149-96722C4A8370}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.79 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Authentium Updater

  • amu.dll - Authentium Updater (Authentium Master Updater Dynamic Link Library)
  • amu.exe - Authentium Master Updater
  • amulng.dll - Authentium Master Updater Language Dynamic Link Library
  • aspl.dll - Authentium Splash Screen Library
  • logapi.dll (by Commtouch, Inc) - Command Anti-Malware (Command Anti-Malware Log API 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/)
  • auth_lsx.dll (by Commtouch, Inc) - Commtouch Updater (Commtouch 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 - Commtouch Updater Gui
  • updguilng.dll - Updater GUI Language DLL
  • updlogic.dll - Updater logic Dynamic Link Library
  • updrpt.dll - Updater reporting Dynamic Link Library
  • 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 'Authentium Updater' (runs on boot).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • amu.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Authentium Updater.

How do I remove Authentium Updater?

Quickly and completely remove Authentium 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 Authentium 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 Authentium 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 Authentium Updater.

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win Vista (SP2) 25%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows Vista 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows Vista Home Basic 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 25.00%
Intel 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 25.00%
Common models
ASUSTeK M11BB 25.00%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 25.00%
INTEL DG41TY 25.00%
eMachines EL1300G 25.00%


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