"Google Update - GoogleUpdateCore.exe" Startup Program

Q

What is the startup program "Google Update - GoogleUpdateCore.exe" on my Windows 8 computer?

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A

"Google Update - GoogleUpdateCore.exe" is a startup program installed as part of Google Chrome. It is used to check for updates from Google Websites.

You will see "GoogleUpdateCore.exe" listed on the Startup tab of Task Manager screen as:

Name: Google Update 
Publisher: Google
Command: C:\Users\xxx\AppData\Local\Google\Update\1.3.33.7\GoogleUpdateCore.exe
Location: HKU\S-1-5-21-86...\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

Program file information about "GoogleUpdateCore.exe":

File name: GoogleUpdateCore.exe
File path: C:\Users\xxx\AppData\Local\Google\Update\1.3.33.7
File size: 601,680 bytes
Last modified time: 11/23/2017
File description: Google Update Core
File version: 1.3.33.7
Company name: Google

It is recommended to disable "GoogleUpdateCore.exe" as a startup program. You can check for Google Chrome updates your self.

 

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