What does the SecureUpgrade.exe file do?
The SecureUpgrade.exe process is also known as Check For Later Product Line and is a part of Wave Support Software. This software is produced by Wave Systems (www.wave.com). An obsolete or defective version of SecureUpgrade.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Check For Later Product Line has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Check For Later Product Line has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- SecureUpgrade.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module SecureUpgrade.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about SecureUpgrade.exe Check For Later Product Line
SecureUpgrade.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. SecureUpgrade.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 218,424 bytes (57% of all these files), 212,992 bytes, 218,688 bytes or, as the case may be, 656,696 bytes.
This SecureUpgrade program does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. It is no part of Microsoft Windows. This particular software is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. SecureUpgrade.exe possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. For this reason, 30% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves SecureUpgrade.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about SecureUpgrade?
|SecureUpgrade.exe is the executable for "Check For Later Product Line" from the Embassy Trust Suite from Wave. It is part of the laptop log-in security software Dell offers. (further information...) |
Summary: One user considers it harmless. source: file.net
How to uninstall Wave Support Software
To remove Check For Later Product Line from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Wave Support Software in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if SecureUpgrade.exe (Check For Later Product Line) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Check For Later Product Line. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Check For Later Product Line or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or SecureUpgrade.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.
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