What is Squirrel.exe by GitHub?

Squirrel.exe is part of Update and developed by GitHub according to the Squirrel.exe file information. In certain cases, malicious trackers and scripts can disguise themselves as legitimate files, like Squirrel.exe, leading to glitches, overload and system malfunctions.

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Squirrel.exe's description is "Update".

Squirrel.exe is digitally signed by GitHub.

Squirrel.exe is an .exe file.

Squirrel.exe is usually located in the following folder:

%LOCALAPPDATA%\Discord\app-0.0.286\Squirrel.exe

Squirrel.exe basic information

Description
Update
Internal Name
Update.exe
Version
1.1.1.0
Company
Hash
6DAD3CA4AC465A2956E31ED24F7C51E0

Squirrel.exe running processes

%LOCALAPPDATA%\SquirrelTemp\Update.exe
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Discord\app-0.0.309\Discord.exe

Squirrel.exe actions

List of the actions Squirrel.exe executes on a user's PC
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Discord\app-0.0.286\SquirrelSetup.log new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Discord\app-0.0.309\Discord.exe file moved
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Discord Inc new catalogue created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\d3dcompiler_47.dll new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.286\SquirrelSetup.log new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\CLR_v4.0_32\UsageLogs\Squirrel.exe.log new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\packages\Discord-0.0.309-full.nupkg new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309 new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45 new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\app.ico new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\chrome_100_percent.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\chrome_200_percent.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\d3dcompiler_47.dll new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\Discord.exe new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\ffmpeg.dll new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\icudtl.dat new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\libEGL.dll new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\libGLESv2.dll new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\resources.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\snapshot_blob.bin new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\Squirrel.exe new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\v8_context_snapshot.bin new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\vk_swiftshader.dll new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\vulkan-1.dll new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\am.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\ar.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\bg.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\bn.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\ca.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\cs.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\da.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\de.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\el.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\en-GB.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\en-US.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\es-419.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\es.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\et.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\fa.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\fi.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\fil.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\fr.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\gu.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\he.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\hi.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\hr.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\hu.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\id.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\it.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\ja.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\kn.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\ko.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\lt.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\lv.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\ml.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\mr.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\ms.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\nb.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\nl.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\pl.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\pt-BR.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\pt-PT.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\ro.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\ru.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\sk.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\sl.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\sr.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\sv.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\sw.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\ta.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\te.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\th.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\tr.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\uk.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\vi.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\zh-CN.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\zh-TW.pak new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\resources new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\resources\app.asar new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\resources\build_info.json new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\resources\bootstrap new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\resources\bootstrap\manifest.json new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\swiftshader new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\swiftshader\libEGL.dll new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\swiftshader\libGLESv2.dll new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\locales catalogue moved
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\swiftshader catalogue moved
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\resources catalogue moved
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\chrome_100_percent.pak file moved
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\app.ico file moved
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\chrome_200_percent.pak file moved
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\Discord.exe file moved
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\d3dcompiler_47.dll file moved
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\ffmpeg.dll file moved
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\icudtl.dat file moved
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\libGLESv2.dll file moved
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\libEGL.dll file moved
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\resources.pak file moved

Squirrel.exe actions

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Squirrel.exe's virus check

79%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

17%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

4%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

Squirrel.exe user rating

78%

of users rate Squirrel.exe as a useful program

21%

of users find Squirrel.exe to be a potentially unwanted program

1%

of users find Squirrel.exe to be malicious or a scam

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