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Should I remove EasyLife Updater?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,833
United States Rank #21,651
Reach 0.0126%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 29.33 days
865.29 days >
Average installed length: 454.64 days


1.0 100.00%

EasyLife Updater

What is EasyLife Updater?

EasyLife Updater is installed with various BetterSoft products/adware including SaveAs, BrowseToSave and ContinueToSave.


EasyLife Updater is a program developed by BetterSoft. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up (this is typically done to avoid any UAC prompts). 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 programs's main executable is EasyLife Updater.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 1.87 MB of memory. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 527.63 KB (540,291 bytes). EasyLife Updater.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 7. While about 30% of users of EasyLife Updater come from the United States, it is also popular in Taiwan and Brazil.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Generally known to have a low reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in EasyLife Updater.
EasyLife Updater.exe (2960400094498dae47b36173286d76a0) has been flagged by the following 21 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AhnLab-V3 2013.05.25 PUP/Win32.BetterSoft
avast! 2014.9-130526 Win32:PUP-gen [PUP]
Bitdefender Adware.BHO.Agent.E
Comodo Security 16313 ApplicUnwnt
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.BHO.Agent
eSafe Win32.Trojan
ESET-NOD32 7.8371 Win32/GenUpdater
Fortinet FortiGate 5/26/2013 Riskware/BetterSoftAgent
F-Secure 11.2013-26-05_1 Adware.BHO.Agent
G Data 13.5.22 Adware.BHO.Agent
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan. AdWare.BHO.Agent
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.FakeIcon.cw.(kcloud)
McAfee 5600.7087 Artemis!296040009449
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7087 Artemis!296040009449
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.BHO.Agent.E
nProtect Adware.BHO.Agent.E
Sophos 4.89 Generic PUA DO
Trend Micro 10.465.26 ADW_DLOAD
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.146 ADW_DLOAD
VIPRE Antivirus 18076 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
ViRobot 2011.4.7.4223 Adware.BetterSoft.348160
1818212897.dll (c2f772d5eb7fc69d24361c2c0ebc6eb5) has been flagged by the following 22 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Adware.BHO.Agent.E
AhnLab-V3 2013.12.03.00 PUP/Win32.BetterSoft
Avira AntiVir Adware/BetterSoft.A
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:PUP-gen [PUP]
AVG Generic5.AEKX
Bitdefender 7.2.5028.0 Adware.BHO.Agent.E
Comodo Security 17373 ApplicUnwnt
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.BHO.Agent.E (B)
ESET-NOD32 9122 Win32/GenUpdater
Fortinet FortiGate Riskware/BetterSoftAgent
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.BHO.Agent
G Data 22 Adware.BHO.Agent.E
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Heur.KVMF58.hy.(kcloud)
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 Generic PUP.t
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Generic PUP.t
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.BHO.Agent.E
NANO AntiVirus Riskware.Win32.Unwanted.cjedov
Sophos 4.95.0 Generic PUA DO
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 ADW_BHO
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 ADW_BHO
VIPRE Antivirus 23944 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
ViRobot 2011.4.7.4223 Adware.Agent.187904
       View all 43 all detections
EasyLife Updater has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\BetterSoft\EasyLife Updater
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\INSTAL~2\EASYLI~1\Setup.exe /remove /q0
Estimated size: 527.63 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by EasyLife Updater

Program executable:EasyLife Updater.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\ProgramData\BetterSoft\EasyLife Updater\EasyLife Updater.exe
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) EasyLife Updater.exe - Updater
  • (Malware detected) 1818212897.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • EasyLife Updater.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F217A514-13D3-4DE6-BDBF-857602A446FB}'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • EasyLife Updater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task with the class {7C3D8734-B3E3-4FEC-947B-282AB9834A0F}.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

EasyLife Updater.exe
Memory:1.87 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0009770726%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00052169%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00045538%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:29,016
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:154 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove EasyLife Updater?

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Or, you can uninstall EasyLife 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 EasyLife 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 EasyLife 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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Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.79%
Windows 8 9.04%
Windows XP 7.91%
Windows Vista 2.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.16%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.34%
Windows 7 Professional 4.52%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.95%
Windows 8 3.39%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.95% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.95%
  Taiwan 25.89%
  Brazil 6.60%
  Hong Kong 6.60%
  Canada 4.57%
  Germany 4.57%
  United Kingdom 3.55%
  France 3.05%
  Australia 2.54%
  Colombia 2.54%
  Chile 1.52%
  Iran 1.52%
  Argentina 1.02%
  Mexico 1.02%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.64%
Acer 21.82%
ASUS 18.18%
Dell 16.36%
American Megatrends 5.45%
Lenovo 1.82%
Samsung 1.82%
Toshiba 1.82%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.67%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.67%
ASUSTeK K55VM 2.75%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.75%
ASUSTeK K53SD 1.83%
Dell Inspiron N4010 1.83%

Publisher URL: www.bettersoft.com


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