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Should I remove Update for Web Browser?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
86% remove it14% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #44,723
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.34 days
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Average installed length: 346.30 days

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Update for Web Browser

What is Update for Web Browser?

This uses the Install Core download Manager. Install Core Click run software is an installer which bundles applications with offers for additional third party programs that may be unwanted by the user incuding toolbars and browser extensions. Such third party programs are typically installed onto users’ computers by default, but may include an option to ‘opt-out’ during or after the installation process.


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
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Update for Web Browser.
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 Web Browser 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 Update for Web Browser.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\dsite\updateproc
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\DSite\UpdateProc\UpdateTask.exe /Uninstall

Program filesFiles installed by Update for Web Browser

Program executable:updatetask.exe (Malware detected)
Signed by:Hoolapp

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 Web Browser?

Quickly and completely remove Update for Web Browser 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 Web Browser 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 Web Browser, 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 Web Browser.
  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) 61%
Win XP 4%
Uninstall it 86%
Keep it 14%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.43%
Windows 8 17.86%
Windows Vista 7.14%
Windows XP 3.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%
Windows 7 Professional 10.71%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.14%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.57%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.03% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.03%
  India 19.35%
  Colombia 6.45%
  United Kingdom 6.45%
  Italy 6.45%
  United Arab Emirates 3.23%
  Canada 3.23%
  Spain 3.23%
  France 3.23%
  Japan 3.23%
  Netherlands 3.23%
  Portugal 3.23%
  Russia 3.23%
  UA 3.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.93%
Hewlett-Packard 18.52%
Toshiba 11.11%
Samsung 11.11%
Acer 7.41%
Packard Bell 7.41%
Sony 7.41%
Medion 3.70%
American Megatrends 3.70%
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