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3% remove it97% keep it
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Commtouch Updater


Commtouch Updater is a software program developed by Commtouch. 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 7.87 MB (8,250,913 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). 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\Commtouch\Updater\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{7564DE9D-3003-46DC-9149-96722C4A8370}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.87 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Commtouch Updater

  • amu.dll - Commtouch Updater (Commtouch Master Updater Dynamic Link Library)
  • amu.exe - Commtouch Master Updater
  • amulng.dll - Commtouch Master Updater Language Dynamic Link Library
  • aspl.dll - Commtouch Splash Screen Library
  • logapi.dll (by CYREN) - Command Anti-Malware (Command Anti-Malware Log API Dynamic Link Library)
  • auth_lsx.dll (by CYREN) - CYREN Updater (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
  • 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
  • libeay32.dll
  • lua.exe
  • ssleay32.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • amu.exe is scheduled as a task named 'CYREN Updater' (runs on boot).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • amu.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named CYREN Updater.

How do I remove Commtouch Updater?

You can uninstall Commtouch 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Commtouch Updater, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Commtouch Updater.

Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

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


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