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Should I remove EZ Software Updater?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #28,911
United States Rank #18,888
Reach 0.0057%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.76 days
156.18 days >
Average installed length: 82.06 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

EZ Software Updater version

What is EZ Software Updater?

EZ Software Updater is a software bundler mechanism that is used to download and install potentially unwanted software offerings inclduing adware browser toolbars and PC utilities.


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 primary executable is named EZ Software Updater.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 1.56 MB (1,638,650 bytes). The installed file EZ Software Updater.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.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Adds a background Windows Service
  • Delivers various 'optional' bundled software during install
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in EZ Software Updater.
EZ Software Updater.exe (caf1f225002cc0e1dcfcb29d9cf20e6e) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-140806 Win32:Rootkit-gen [Rtk]
Qihoo-360 Win32/RootKit.Rootkit.7e5
Rising Antivirus PE:Trojan.Win32.Generic.170C7872!386693234
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.218 TROJ_GEN.F47V0510
EZ Software Updater has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.
Find out how to remove EZ Software Updater version

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.bundlore.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\EZ Software Updater\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\EZ Software Updater\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.56 MB

Program filesFiles installed by EZ Software Updater version

Program executable:EZ Software Updater.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\EZ Software Updater\EZ Software Updater.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • (Malware detected) EZ Software Updater.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • EZ Software Updater.exe runs as a service named 'EZ Software Updater' (EZ Software Updater).

How do I remove EZ Software Updater?

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Or, you can uninstall EZ Software 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 EZ Software Updater version, 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 EZ Software Updater.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.
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Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win 7 4%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.50%
Windows 8 20.00%
Windows Vista 11.25%
Windows XP 6.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.51%
Windows 8.1 13.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.66%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.86%
Windows 7 Professional 7.59%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.54%
  Brazil 8.04%
  United Kingdom 5.36%
  Canada 2.68%
  Germany 2.68%
  France 2.68%
  Argentina 1.79%
  India 1.79%
  Netherlands 1.79%
  Italy 0.89%
  Kuwait 0.89%
  Norway 0.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 48.33%
Dell 21.67%
Acer 18.33%
ASUS 5.00%
Gateway 3.33%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 531 4.29%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.86%
TOSHIBA Satellite P55t-A 1.43%
TOSHIBA Satellite L355D 1.43%
TOSHIBA Satellite C650 1.43%
Dell Inspiron 3847 1.43%


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