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What percent of users and experts removed it?
84% remove it16% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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Rocket Updater

What is Rocket Updater?

This installer/uninstaller is a bundler of potentially unwanted software using the ironSouce InstallCore download manager. This download manager will offer additional software during installation including adware and ad-supported web browser extensions. The software will include an uninstaller that will be available in Add/Remove programs but will not completely uninstall all bundled offers that were selected by the user (they are installed by default).

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Overview

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 updatetask.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Most users and experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Rocket Updater.
updatetask.exe (620b4432f89db74ff19df658ece1c7d8) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Baidu-International 4.0.3.14422 Adware.Win32.DealPly.O
ESET-NOD32 8.9425 a variant of Win32/DealPly.O
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 HEUR/Malware.QVM05.Gen
Rocket Updater has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove Rocket Updater.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Rocket Updater
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\rocketupdater\updateproc
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\RocketUpdater\UpdateProc\UpdateTask.exe /Uninstall

Program filesFiles installed by Rocket Updater

Program executable:updatetask.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\rocketupdater\updateproc\updatetask.exe
MD5:620b4432f89db74ff19df658ece1c7d8

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UpdateTask.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Rocket Updater' (runs daily at 12:26 PM).

How do I remove Rocket Updater?

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Or, you can uninstall Rocket Updater 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 Rocket Updater, 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 Rocket Updater.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.
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USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 84%
Keep it 16%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 7 (SP1)
 
COUNTRY POPULARITY
100.00%
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

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

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