What is Squirrel.exe?

Squirrel.exe is a 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
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.286\SquirrelSetup.log
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\CLR_v4.0_32\UsageLogs\Squirrel.exe.log
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\packages\Discord-0.0.309-full.nupkg
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\app.ico
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\chrome_100_percent.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\chrome_200_percent.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\d3dcompiler_47.dll
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\Discord.exe
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\ffmpeg.dll
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\icudtl.dat
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\libEGL.dll
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\libGLESv2.dll
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\resources.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\snapshot_blob.bin
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\Squirrel.exe
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\v8_context_snapshot.bin
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\vk_swiftshader.dll
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%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
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\ar.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\bg.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\bn.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\ca.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\cs.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\da.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\de.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\el.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\en-GB.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\en-US.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\es-419.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\es.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\et.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\fa.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\fi.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\fil.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\fr.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\gu.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\he.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\hi.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\hr.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\hu.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\id.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\it.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\ja.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\kn.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\ko.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\lt.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\lv.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\ml.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\mr.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\ms.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\nb.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\nl.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\pl.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\pt-BR.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\pt-PT.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\ro.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\ru.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\sk.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\sl.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\sr.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\sv.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\sw.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\ta.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\te.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\th.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\tr.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\uk.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\vi.pak
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\app-0.0.309\lib\net45\locales\zh-CN.pak
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%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 can create new files and directories in the Windows registry. Check your system's performance and eliminate file conflicts and junk.

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Squirrel.exe's virus check

80%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

15%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

5%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

Squirrel.exe user rating

78%

of users rate Squirrel.exe as a useful program

20%

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

2%

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

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