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Promote Control Firmware Update


Promote Control Firmware Update is a program developed by Promote Systems. The setup package is about 2.79 MB (2,925,042 bytes) when donwloaded. fwupdate.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 80% of users of Promote Control Firmware Update come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and DK.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.promotesystems.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Promote Systems\Promote Control Firmware Update\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Promote Systems\Promote Control Firmware Update\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.79 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Promote Control Firmware Update

  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • fwupdate.exe

How do I remove Promote Control Firmware Update?

Quickly and completely remove Promote Control Firmware 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 Promote Control Firmware 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 Promote Control Firmware 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 Promote Control Firmware Update.

Win 7 (SP1) 88%
Win 8 6%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 93.75%
Windows 8 6.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 56.25%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 12.50%
Windows 8.1 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  Canada 8.00%
  DK 4.00%
  Italy 4.00%
  Netherlands 4.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.36%
Dell 18.18%
Lenovo 18.18%
Acer 9.09%
American Megatrends 9.09%
Common models
MSI MS-7845 8.33%
MSI MS-7599 8.33%
LENOVO ThinkServer TS140 8.33%
LENOVO 2697CTO 8.33%
HP-Pavilion FK541AA-A2L m... 8.33%
HP-Pavilion AZ217AV-ABA e... 8.33%


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