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Should I remove DeskUpdate?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,772
United States Rank #34,913
Reach 0.0752%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.37 days
630.51 days >
Average installed length: 331.29 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
4.15.0144 5.69%
4.15.0134 37.86%
4.14.0123 16.70%
4.14.0122 8.73%
4.14.0118 21.92%
4.13.0116 9.11%

Other programs by Fujitsu LIMITED

DeskUpdate

What is DeskUpdate?

DeskUpdate is an application for automatically software installation (drivers and utilities) and BIOS updates.

Overview

DeskUpdate is a program developed by Fujitsu LIMITED. The most used version is 4.15.0134, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is DeskUpdate.exe. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 6.2 MB (6,501,029 bytes). DeskUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 30% of users of DeskUpdate come from Germany, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.ts.fujitsu.com/DeskUpdate/Index.asp
Help link: ts.fujitsu.com/manageability
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Fujitsu\DeskUpdate\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Fujitsu\DeskUpdate\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 6.2 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DeskUpdate

Program executable:DeskUpdate.exe
Name:DeskUpdate
Path:C:\Program Files\Fujitsu\DeskUpdate\DeskUpdate.exe
MD5:f8899884ad555380200e365794bebaa7
Additional files:
  • DeskUpdateNotifier.exe - DeskUpdate Notifier
  • DeskUpdate.exe - DeskUpdate
  • DeskUpdateCore.dll - DeskUpdateCore
  • DeskUpdateCore64.exe - DeskUpdateCore 64-Bit Helper
  • ducmd.exe - DeskUpdate command line application
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • ducmd.exe is scheduled as a task named 'DeskUpdate' (runs weekly on Wednesdays at 15:23).
  • DeskUpdate.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6F703236-9C60-4F41-9D07-66CFC2E0A8F0}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • ducmd.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named DeskUpdateStartup.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DeskUpdateNotifier.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DeskUpdateNotifier' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Fujitsu\DeskUpdate\DeskUpdateNotifier.exe".
Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • DeskUpdate.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DeskUpdateRescan' which loads as C:\Program Files\Fujitsu\DeskUpdate\DeskUpdate.exe /startscanweb.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

DeskUpdateNotifier.exe
Memory:13.93 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0024353905%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00054847%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00188692%
0.015104% average
Switches/sec:2
70 average

How do I remove DeskUpdate?

Quickly and completely remove DeskUpdate from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall DeskUpdate 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 DeskUpdate, 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 DeskUpdate.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.70%
Windows 8 30.71%
Windows Vista 3.22%
Windows XP 2.37%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 33.56%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.70%
Windows 8.1 10.04%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.98%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.31%
Windows 10 Pro 3.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.94% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 29.94%
  United Kingdom 12.90%
  Italy 8.37%
  Finland 5.95%
  France 5.04%
  Sweden 4.74%
  Austria 3.23%
  Norway 2.52%
  Belgium 2.42%
  United States 2.02%
  Ireland 1.81%
  DK 1.51%
  Netherlands 1.31%
  Greece 1.21%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sahara 27.03%
Dell 27.03%
Acer 21.62%
Hewlett-Packard 10.81%
ASUS 10.81%
Intel 2.70%
Common models
FUJITSU LIFEBOOK AH530 14.93%
FUJITSU LIFEBOOK AH532 4.76%
FUJITSU ESPRIMO P420 4.54%
FUJITSU LIFEBOOK A512 4.20%
FUJITSU LIFEBOOK A530 4.09%
FUJITSU ESPRIMO P400 3.87%

About (from Fujitsu LIMITED)

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services.
Publisher URL: www.fujitsu.com

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