"AppleSoftwareUpdate" Scheduled Task on Windows 7

Q

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

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A

"\Apple\AppleSoftwareUpdate" is a scheduled task on Windows 7 system added as part of some Apple application installation.

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

Name: AppleSoftwareUpdate
Location: \Apple
Description: N/A
Actions: C:\Program Files (x86)\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdate.exe -task
Triggers: 
History: 

Program file information about "SoftwareUpdate.exe":

File name: SoftwareUpdate.exe
File path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdate.exe
File size: 616320 bytes
Last modified time: 1/8/2018 2:00:16 PM
File description: Apple Software Update
File version: 2.6.0.1
Company name: Apple Inc.

"SoftwareUpdate.exe" is scheduled to run every Saturday at 9:36 am.

It is recommented to disable "\Apple\AppleSoftwareUpdate" as a scheduled task. You can always check Apple application updates manually.

 

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