Description: is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 557,056 bytes (31% of all occurrences), 249,856 bytes and .
The file size is 548,864 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 871,536 bytes. Some malware camouflages itself as fwupdate.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder.
A television remote control is an example of an engineered product that contains firmware.
The firmware monitors the buttons, controls the LEDs, and processes the button presses in order to send the data in a format the receiving device, in this case, a television set, can understand and process.
Router manufacturers may also issue a firmware update to upgrade features such as outdated encryption modules or they might add entirely new security mechanisms that weren’t in previous versions of the firmware.
Your router’s firmware is basically the operating system that is specifically designed to run on your specific make and model of router (unless you are using a multi-router compatible open source firmware such as DD-WRT).
Usually, your router manufacturer will provide firmware updates for your specific make and model of router, via their website, or via a tool within the administrative console of your router (typically accessible via a web browser).
is an executable file that runs the Autoupdate feature for LG CD/DVD writer drivers.
This file is not a critical Windows component and can be removed if known to create problems.