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Should I remove Hawkes Update Service Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,511
United States Rank #6,911
Reach 0.0227%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 97.14 days
638.63 days >
Average installed length: 335.55 days


1.0.9 66.35%
1.0.8 18.55%
1.0.7 4.09%
1.0.6 2.83%
1.0.5 0.94%
1.0.3 0.31%
1.0.1 1.57%
1.0.0 5.35%

Other programs by Hawkes Learning Systems

Hawkes Update Service Manager


Hawkes Update Service Manager is a software program developed by Hawkes Learning Systems. The most common release is 1.0.9, 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 primary executable is named hawkes update service manager.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 5.11 MB (5,356,231 bytes). The installed file HawkesUpdater.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. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 99% of users of Hawkes Update Service Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in VI and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.hawkeslearning.com/Knowledgebase
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hawkes Learning Systems\Hawkes Update Service Manager
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{93906220-8503-45CF-87CB-5A54C8DE1AB2}\Hawkes Update Service Manager.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 5.11 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Hawkes Update Service Manager

Program executable:hawkes update service manager.exe
Path:C:\ProgramData\{93906220-8503-45cf-87cb-5a54c8de1ab2}\hawkes update service manager.exe
Additional files:
  • HawkesUpdater.exe - HLS Update Service
  • srvany.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • srvany.exe runs as a service named 'CouchPotato' (CouchPotato).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:6.27 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004757706%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00031273%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00016304%
0.015104% average
I/O reads/min:3.83 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:653 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:839.43 KB
Total CPU:0.0001680001%
Kernel CPU:0.00015348%
User CPU:0.00001452%
CPU cycles/sec:643
I/O reads/min:34 Bytes

How do I remove Hawkes Update Service Manager?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win 8.1 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.20%
Windows 8 41.82%
Windows Vista 5.03%
Windows XP 0.63%
Windows 8.1 0.31%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.68%
Windows 8.1 25.71%
Windows 7 Professional 6.03%
Windows 8 5.71%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.13%
Windows 10 Home 3.81%

Distribution by countryGeography

99.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 99.19%
  VI 0.20%
  Canada 0.20%
  BM 0.20%
  Saudi Arabia 0.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 41.44%
Dell 25.48%
Toshiba 10.65%
Acer 7.22%
ASUS 7.22%
Lenovo 4.56%
Sony 1.90%
Samsung 1.52%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 7.04%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.03%
Dell Inspiron 5547 3.52%
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.52%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.52%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 2.51%


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