iu.exe is a process from Blue Squirrel. It can be found in the
location of C:\Documents and Settings. It is a potential security risk which can
be modified maliciously by virus. iu.exe virus should be disabled and removed if
it was attacked and brought you windows xp/vista/7 errors.
Common iu.exe Error Messages
"Windows\System32\ iu.exe missing or corrupt: Please re-install a copy of the above file.""Error starting the application because iu.exe""File iu.exe is missing.""This application failed to start because iu.exe was not found""Cannot find \Windows\System32\ iu.exe"
"This process uses excessive CPU time""Error message "this process system error" on startup""Blue Screen of Death "STOP 0xC000021A" citing as the problem ""Windows will not boot due to this process not being found""This process uses 100% CPU time""This process uses 100% of your CPU when right-clicking on an item"
iu.exe error can be caused by any of the below possibilities.
System freezesLower and lower CPU usageCould not find C:\Windows\system32\ iu.exePrograms other than iu.exe gaining access to protected memory spaceDamaged or outdated device driverDamaged swap fileDisk errors and registry errorsLow disk spaceUnwanted reduction of PC performanceSerious loss of confidential and sensitive dataBIOS settings for Wait states, RAM timing, or other BIOS settings