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What percent of users and experts removed it?
50% remove it50% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Fair
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How common is it?
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Versions

VersionDistribution
1.1.5 100.00%

Software Updates Free

Overview

Software Updates Free is a program developed by FreewareUpdate.com. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The software installer includes 3 files. update.dll 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 8. While about 67% of users of Software Updates Free come from the United States, it is also popular in MA and Vietnam.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: win.freewareupdate.com
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Software Updates Free\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Software Updates Free\Uninstall.exe
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Software Updates Free

  • Software Checker.exe - Software Checker
  • update.dll
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • Software Checker.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Software Updates Free' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Software Updates Free\Software Checker.exe" /mini.

How do I remove Software Updates Free?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 8 50%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 50%
Keep it 50%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 8 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 8.1 33.33%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  MA 16.67%
  Vietnam 16.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 33.33%
Dell 33.33%
ASUS 33.33%

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