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Should I remove FOX LiveUpdate?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #40,123
United States Rank #49,262
Reach 0.0026%

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.1.6.34 2.70%
2.1.6.26 2.70%
2.1.6.25 2.70%
2.1.6.23 56.76%
2.1.6.22 5.41%
2.1.6.20 5.41%
2.1.6.19 8.11%
2.0.6.7 2.70%
2.0.6.6 8.11%
2.0.5.4 5.41%

FOX LiveUpdate

Overview

FOX LiveUpdate is a program developed by Foxconn. The most used version is 2.1.6.23, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. The main program executable is FXEXPAND.EXE. The software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 8 MB (8,385,674 bytes). LiveUpdate.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 XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 33% of users of FOX LiveUpdate come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Foxconn.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Foxconn\FOX LiveUpdate\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{6BF7DB90-660E-440D-A2A7-68474C7F70F4}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FOX LiveUpdate

Program executable:FXEXPAND.EXE
Name:Utility CD
Path:C:\Program Files\Foxconn\FOX LiveUpdate\FXEXPAND.EXE
MD5:4f46f3a91610eb69734f215f8b571bd5
Additional files:
  • FXDrvCtl.dll - FXDrvCtl Dynamic Link Library (FXDrvCtl DLL)
  • FoxAwdWFlashDLL.dll - BIOS Flash Dynamic Library (BIOS Flash DLL)
  • SkinMagic.dll (by Appspeed) - Appspeed SkinMagic Toolkit (SkinMagic Toolkit)
  • DLL.dll - DLL Dynamic Link Library (DLL DLL)
  • InStall.exe - InStall Application (InStall MFC Application)
  • lurun.exe - lurun Application (lurun MFC Application)
  • LiveInstall.exe - Fox LiveInstall
  • FoxLoader.exe
  • LiveUpdate.exe - FOX LiveUpdate (FOX LiveUpate)
  • FXEXPAND.EXE (by SuperUtility) - Utility CD (Fxdrv)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • FoxLoader.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named FoxLUGertman.

How do I remove FOX LiveUpdate?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win XP 38%
Win 8 5%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 40.54%
Windows XP 37.84%
Windows Vista 16.22%
Windows 8 5.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 37.84%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.62%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.81%
Windows 7 Professional 8.11%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.11%
Windows Vista Home Basic 5.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.33%
  United Kingdom 16.67%
  Germany 10.42%
  South Africa 6.25%
  Netherlands 4.17%
  Japan 4.17%
  Austria 2.08%
  Brazil 2.08%
  Spain 2.08%
  MK 2.08%
  Greece 2.08%
  Venezuela 2.08%
  Iran 2.08%
  Mexico 2.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Intel 43.75%
Acer 37.50%
ASUS 12.50%
Lenovo 6.25%
Common models
Novatech Ltd H67 Platform 8.33%
Foxconn C51XEM2AA 8.33%
FOXCNN AWRDACPI 8.33%
FOXCONN A7GM-S 2.0 8.33%
FOXCONN RD790A01 8.33%
Foxconn P35 8.33%

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