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Should I remove Google Update Helper?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
21% remove it79% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #24,749
Reach 0.0080%

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.3.21.129 0.89%
1.3.21.123 98.21%
1.3.21.111 0.89%

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Google Update Helper

What is Google Update Helper?

Google products use a process called Google Update to periodically check for updates. This process sends information, such as version number, language, operating system, and other installation or update-related details, back to Google servers. Google Updater is a program which runs in the background of Windows and automatically starts up when your PC boots. It checks for software updates and automatically downloads and installs them if found.

About  (from Google Inc)

To make sure that you're protected by the latest security updates, Google Chrome automatically updates whenever it detects that a new version of the browser is available. The update process happens in the background and doesn't require any action on your part. Google Chrome uses Google Update to keep you up to date wit...  Read more

Overview

The most used version is 1.3.21.123, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version.
Google Update Helper 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

URL: www.google.com
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{A92DAB39-4E2C-4304-9AB6-BC44E68B55E2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

How do I remove Google Update Helper?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 8 1%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#24,749

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.72%
Windows 8 18.06%
Windows XP 18.06%
Windows Vista 4.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 28.89%
Hewlett-Packard 13.33%
ASUS 13.33%
Dell 11.11%
GIGABYTE 8.89%
Toshiba 8.89%
Sahara 4.44%
Sony 2.22%
MSI 2.22%
Samsung 2.22%
American Megatrends 2.22%
Lenovo 2.22%

About Google Inc

Google provides Internet-based products and services such as advertising technologies, internet search, cloud computing, and software.
Publisher URL: www.google.com

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