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Should I remove Patterson Auto Update?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
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1.2.2014.604 38.10%
1.0.2013.810 57.14%
1.0.2012.1025 4.76%

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Patterson Auto Update


Patterson Auto Update is a software program developed by Patterson Companies. The most common release is 1.0.2013.810, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named Patterson.Aus.AusClient.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 3.5 MB (3,669,796 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.PattersonCompanies.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Patterson Companies\Patterson Auto Update\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{14042FD8-DEB1-4300-AFEA-BD0CA55025E0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.5 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Patterson Auto Update

Program executable:Patterson.Aus.AusClient.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Patterson Companies\Patterson Auto Update\Patterson.Aus.AusClient.exe
Additional files:
  • Patterson.Aus.Entities.dll - Interfaces.General
  • Patterson.Aus.AusClient.exe - PAUDesktop
  • Common.dll - Common
  • Ninject.dll (by Ninject Project Contributors) - Ninject: Lightweight dependency injection for .NET (Ninject Core Library)
  • AutoMapper.dll - AutoMapper
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (Apache log4net for .NET Framework 4.0)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Patterson.Aus.AusClient.exe is scheduled as a task named 'PattersonAutoUpdate' (runs daily at 12:00 AM).

How do I remove Patterson Auto Update?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 86%
Win XP 5%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.71%
Windows 8 9.52%
Windows XP 4.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 76.19%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.76%
Windows 10 Pro 4.76%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.76%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 41.18%
Hewlett-Packard 29.41%
Intel 11.76%
Lenovo 11.76%
Acer 5.88%
Common models
HP Compaq 6005 Pro SFF PC 10.00%
LENOVO 10AY001YUS 5.00%
LENOVO 10156 5.00%
HP ProDesk 400 G1 MT 5.00%
Dell XPS 8700 5.00%
Dell Precision M6700 5.00%


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