"GoogleUpdateTaskMachineCore" Scheduled Task on Windows 7


What is the scheduled task "\GoogleUpdateTaskMachineCore" on my Windows 7 computer?

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"\GoogleUpdateTaskMachineCore" is a scheduled task on Windows 7 system added as part of some Google application (like Chrome Web browser) installation.

You will see "\GoogleUpdateTaskMachineCore" listed on Task Scheduler with the following information:

Name: GoogleUpdateTaskMachineCore
Description: Keeps your Google software up to date. 
  If this task is disabled or stopped, your Google software 
  will not be kept up to date, meaning security vulnerabilities 
  that may arise cannot be fixed and features may not work. 
  This task uninstalls itself when the
Actions: C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe /c
Triggers: At log on of any user, and at 4:25 PM every day

Program file information about "GoogleUpdate.exe":

File name: GoogleUpdate.exe
File path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe
File size: 153752 bytes
Last modified time: 1/23/2017 4:14:19 PM
File description: Google Installer
File version:
Company name: Google Inc.

"GoogleUpdate.exe" is scheduled to run daily at 4:25PM.

It is recommended to disable "\GoogleUpdateTaskMachineCore" as a scheduled task. You can always check for Google application updates manually.


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