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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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What is ALUpdate?

ALUpdate is the software update program that runs with Windows in the background and checks for updates, and automatically downloads and installs them if found based on the user's settings. The program can be configured by the user for maintaining a schedule for when to check the remote server for periodic software updates. If it finds an item to download, it will download and install the new update.


The primary executable is named alupdate.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 2.51 MB (2,628,273 bytes). The installed file ALUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.estsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ESTsoft\ALUpdate\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\ESTsoft\ALUpdate\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.51 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ALUpdate

Program executable:alupdate.exe
Name:ALTools Updater
ALTools Automatic Updater Program
Path:C:\Program Files\estsoft\alupdate\alupdate.exe
Additional files:
  • ja-JP.dll - ALTools Update Language (Japanese)
  • en-us.dll - ALTools Update Language (English)
  • AZMain.dll - ALZip Extract Component (ALZip Dynamic Link Library)
  • ALUpExt.exe - ALUpdate helper (ALUpdate helper program)
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Uninstaller)

How do I remove ALUpdate?

Quickly and completely remove ALUpdate from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ALUpdate from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ALUpdate, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove ALUpdate.

Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.83%
Windows XP 21.67%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Windows 8 7.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.17%
Microsoft Windows XP 21.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.33%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.33%
Windows 7 Professional 10.83%
Windows Vista Home Basic 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

18.55% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 18.55%
  United States 14.52%
  Germany 10.48%
  Italy 5.65%
  Spain 4.84%
  Austria 4.03%
  Canada 3.23%
  DZ 3.23%
  TN 3.23%
  Argentina 2.42%
  Czech Republic 2.42%
  Japan 2.42%
  Australia 1.61%
  Brazil 1.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.33%
ASUS 16.42%
Acer 16.42%
Dell 14.93%
Medion 5.97%
Sahara 2.99%
Samsung 2.99%
Compaq 1.49%
Common models
Acer Aspire M3100 2.94%
ASUS All Series 2.94%
ASUSTeK N73SV 1.96%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.96%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 1.96%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 1.96%

About (from ESTsoft Corp.)

With the vision 'Company that enhances the life quality', ESTsoft pours every bit of effort to enhance the life quality through software innovation.
Publisher URL: www.estsoftinc.com


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