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Saupdate.exe file

by lions / November 13, 2010 11:53 PM PST

Lately my pc locks up every so often with no apparent reason.I went to check the processes in the task manager and found out that the file "saupdate.exe" it repeats itself 58 times and the size of it is 348k.
I know that the file as such it shoudn't cause any problem ,but repeating 58 times is wrong.
I have a P4, 3G,1G RAM,IBM PC ,runninig win.xp profesional with 1o gig free hard drive space.
Please advice.
Thanks.

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ATT?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 14, 2010 12:11 AM PST
In reply to: Saupdate.exe file

This might be ATT's update program and they have a bum update. Why not uninstall that?
Bob

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Saupdate.exe file
by lions / November 14, 2010 6:22 AM PST
In reply to: ATT?

Thanks,Bob.

I think I found the problem. I made a search for this file and I found it in c:\program files\ask.com folder. I tried to deleted but didn't allow me to.I reboot in safe mode and only then I was able to delete the entire folder ask.com.
I reboot normal and so far so good. I don't see it any more in my task manager's processes and my pc doesn't stop anymore.

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