The wuauclt.exe file is responsible for the Windows Update AutoUpdate Client. It automatically scans for new updates and can even download and install updates if those settings are enabled on your system. The primary function of this process is to make sure your system has the most updated and required updates for your system hardware and software. Microsoft releases patches and updates for security purposes. If these updates are not downloaded and installed, your system may be vulnerable.

File name: Wuauclt.exe
Application: Windows
Publisher: Microsoft
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