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Should I remove DynDNS Updater?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,444
United States Rank #25,377
Reach 0.0064%


4.1.7 28.89%
4.1.6 44.44%
4.1.5 3.33%
4.1.4 4.44%
4.0.8 14.44%
4.0.7 3.33%
4.0.6 1.11%

DynDNS Updater

What is DynDNS Updater?  (from Dynamic Network Services)

An update client is a computer application or a feature in your router that keeps your hostname’s IP address up-to-date. The update client periodically checks your network’s IP address; if it sees that your IP address has changed, it sends (updates) the new IP address to your hostname in your Dyn account. If you’re lik...  Read more


DynDNS Updater is a software program developed by Dynamic Network Services. The most common release is 4.1.6, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 999.87 KB (1,023,863 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 40% of users of DynDNS Updater come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dyndns.com/support/clients
Help link: www.dyndns.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DynDNS Updater
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\DynDNS Updater\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 999.87 KB

Program filesFiles installed by DynDNS Updater

  • DynUpUp.exe - DynDNS® Upgrade Assistant
  • DynLib.dll - DynDNS® Updater (DynDNS® Dynamic Link Library)
  • DynTray.exe - DynDNS® Notification Icon
  • DynUpConfig.exe - DynDNS® Updater Configuration Utility
  • DynUpControl.exe - DynDNS® Updater Elevated Service Controller
  • DynUpPs.exe - DynDNS® Updater User Process
  • DynUpSvc.exe - DynDNS® Updater Service
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • DynUpSvc.exe runs as a service named 'DynDNS Updater' (DynDNS Updater) "Synchronizes DNS records from DynDNS.com with this computer's global IP address.".

How do I remove DynDNS Updater?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win 7 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.22%
Windows XP 30.00%
Windows Vista 12.22%
Windows 8 5.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 27.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.84%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.64%
Windows 7 Professional 10.34%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.20%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.20% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.20%
  Germany 13.73%
  France 4.90%
  Mexico 4.90%
  South Africa 2.94%
  Spain 2.94%
  Italy 2.94%
  Brazil 1.96%
  Belgium 1.96%
  Argentina 1.96%
  Indonesia 1.96%
  Canada 1.96%
  Egypt 1.96%
  Uruguay 0.98%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.00%
Acer 16.00%
American Megatrends 12.00%
Hewlett-Packard 10.00%
Sahara 8.00%
Samsung 4.00%
ASUS 4.00%
Intel 2.00%
Toshiba 2.00%
Compaq 2.00%
Common models
CLEVO Co. M720T/M730... 4.84%
Acer Aspire X3200 1.61%
MSI MS-7758 1.61%
MSI MS-7366 1.61%
HP-Pavilion KQ324AA-ABF a... 1.61%
HP Compaq dc5100 MT(EW749... 1.61%


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