What is waasmedicagent.exe?
waasmedicagent.exe is a protection feature that works with Windows Update on your PC. If a component of Windows Update somehow gets damaged during installation (or when downloaded) waasmedicagent.exe should come to the rescue and fix the issue. I guess you could say that waasmedicagent.exe is kind of a “medic” for Windows Update, in case that Windows component has ‘medical’ issues.
Publisher: waasmedicagent.exe is unsurprisingly signed by Microsoft as the publisher.
waasmedicagent.exe stands for Windows Update Medic Agent
What does waasmedicagent.exe do?
Fixes Windows Update, if it has any errors.
Is waasmedicagent.exe safe? 5 easy ways to see if waasmedicagent.exe is safe or malware.
- 1. See who signed the waasmedicagent.exe (check the publisher)
- 2. Scan waasmedicagent.exe with Windows Security.
- 3. Check the network activity of waasmedicagent.exe.
- 4. Analyze waasmedicagent.exe with VirusTotal.
- 5. Run it in Windows Sandbox.
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Why does waasmedicagent.exe access the network?
Why does waasmedicagent.exe access the network? While using waasmedicagent.exe from our office in Austin Texas, USA we found the app connects to settingsfd-geo.trafficmanager.net, which appears to be on servers controlled by Microsoft (as you might expect). We believe the executable connects to Microsoft’s servers to look for fixes for any Windows Update issues you might be experiencing, then the executable should fix the problem after learning the solution from Microsoft’s servers. The .exe may also download updates that fix the problem if it needs to. For example, if your Windows Update files were somehow damaged or corrupted due to hard drive issues, or for other reasons. The medic agent should download the files you need, then execute them to fix the issue with your PC.
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