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Should I remove Update for Ultimate Codec?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
89% remove it11% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #16,301
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.48 days
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Average installed length: 162.52 days

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Update for Ultimate Codec

What is Update for Ultimate Codec?

Update for Codec Pack is the update mechanism for the Install Core software which is an installer which bundles legitimate applications with offers for additional third party applications that may be unwanted by the user. Such third party applications are typically installed onto users’ computers by default, but may include an option to ‘opt-out’ during or after the installation process.

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During the installation process, the software may collect certain non-personally identifiable information about you, such as country, language, version ID, setup ID, affiliate IDs, and installation date. Other than this information the software will not collect nor maintain any other personally or non-personally identi...  Read more


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
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Update for Ultimate Codec.
updatetask.exe (ec63f649f7090f885ebd4770ffb92fcb) has been flagged by the following 8 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.Downware.1195
ESET-NOD32 7.8531 Win32/DownWare.E
Fortinet FortiGate 7/6/2013 W32/DownWare.E!tr
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
Sophos 4.90 Troj/Mdrop-FAN
Trend Micro 10.465.06 ADW_DOWNWRE
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.187 ADW_DOWNWRE
Vba32 AntiVirus SScope.Trojan.Kriptik.8607
Update for Ultimate Codec has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\DSite\updateproc
Uninstaller: C:\DOCUME~1\ADMINI~1\APPLIC~1\DSite\UpdateProc\UpdateTask.exe /Uninstall

Program filesFiles installed by Update for Ultimate Codec

Program executable:updatetask.exe (Malware detected)
Signed by:Hoolapp
Path:C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\DSite\updateproc\updatetask.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UpdateTask.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Go_Palikan' (runs daily at 5:43 PM).

How do I remove Update for Ultimate Codec?

Quickly and completely remove Update for Ultimate Codec from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall Update for Ultimate Codec 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 for Ultimate Codec, 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 for Ultimate Codec.
  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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Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 89%
Keep it 11%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.53%
Windows XP 17.63%
Windows 8 11.55%
Windows Vista 7.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.46%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.04%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.74%
Windows 7 Professional 8.87%
Windows 7 Home Basic 6.73%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.81%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.44%
  Brazil 23.33%
  Italy 6.39%
  Russia 6.11%
  Germany 5.83%
  Poland 5.83%
  France 4.72%
  Argentina 4.17%
  Japan 3.89%
  Spain 2.78%
  United Kingdom 1.94%
  Mexico 1.11%
  UA 0.83%
  Netherlands 0.83%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 18.75%
Acer 15.91%
Samsung 14.20%
Dell 13.64%
ASUS 9.66%
American Megatrends 6.82%
Lenovo 6.82%
Toshiba 3.98%
Intel 3.41%
Medion 1.14%
Common models
Positivo MOBILE 4.00%
Samsung RV411/RV511/E3511... 3.20%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.40%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 2.40%
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 2.40%
Samsung RV420/RV520/RV720... 2.40%


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