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11% remove it89% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #16,938
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VersionDistribution
1.00.0000 100.00%

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Update Manager B09.1008.1

What is Update Manager?

Gigabyte Update Manager is a program designed to manage all installed Gigabyte programs on the user's PC and check for and update any new versions of the software if available. This service will run in the background when Windows starts and periodically check for updates.

Overview

Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is UnInstGBTUpd.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 1.86 MB (1,947,449 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.GIGABYTE.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\GBTUpd\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\InstallShield\Driver\11\Intel 32\IDriver.exe /M{4E25C468-7745-4051-8B37-4A2C6635BA8B}
Estimated size: 1.86 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Update Manager B09.1008.1

Program executable:UnInstGBTUpd.exe
Uninstall file
Path:C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\GBTUpd\UnInstGBTUpd.exe
MD5:a2dc5d6ad44384c9ba7b591f844fc0cd
Additional files:
  • RunUpd.exe
  • UnInstGBTUpd.exe - Uninstall file
  • GBTUpd.exe - GBTUpd
  • PreRun.exe (by PreRun) - PreRun
  • SetKey.exe
  • UpdSettingDlg.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PreRun.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'GBTUpd' which loads as C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\GBTUpd\PreRun.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • PreRun.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'GBTUpd' which loads as C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\UpdManager\PreRun.exe.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • GBTUpd.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Gigabyte\EasySaver\GBTUpd.exe'.
  • RunUpd.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Gigabyte\UpdManager\RunUpd.exe'.

How do I remove Update Manager?

Quickly and completely remove Update Manager B09.1008.1 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Update 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 Update Manager B09.1008.1, 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 Update Manager.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 81.44%
Windows XP 9.62%
Windows 8 8.59%
Windows Vista 0.34%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 31.27%
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.40%
Windows 7 Professional 20.96%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.62%
Windows 10 Pro 3.44%
Windows 7 Enterprise 2.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.79%
  Germany 8.54%
  Australia 7.93%
  Egypt 5.18%
  Iran 3.96%
  Israel 2.74%
  India 2.74%
  France 2.44%
  United Kingdom 2.44%
  Canada 2.13%
  Spain 2.13%
  Japan 2.13%
  DZ 1.83%
  Greece 1.83%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
GIGABYTE 86.62%
Hewlett-Packard 3.52%
Acer 3.52%
Dell 2.82%
ASUS 2.46%
Lenovo 0.35%
Intel 0.35%
Alienware 0.35%
Common models
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 10.95%
Gigabyte G41M-Combo 7.42%
Gigabyte G41MT-S2PT 6.36%
Gigabyte P55A-UD3 6.01%
Gigabyte X58A-UD7 4.59%
Gigabyte GA-870A-UD3 4.24%

About GIGABYTE

Gigabyte is a manufacturer of computer hardware products known for its motherboards whose customers include custom PC manufacturers such as Alienware as well as some larger OEMs.
Publisher URL: www.gigabyte.com

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