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What percent of users and experts removed it?
76% remove it24% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Poor
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,807
United States Rank #40,295
Reach 0.0418%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.82 days
142.31 days >
Average installed length: 74.77 days

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UpdateChecker

What is UpdateChecker?

Update Checker is a potentially unwanted program installed with the Smileys We Love Toolbar and will automatically check for and install new updates for the toolbar if they are found. This action will happen without the user's notice as the user 'agreed' to this when installing the toolbar. The Smileys We Love Toolbar is classified as an unwanted applciation or as adware by numerious anti-virus providers. In addition to the toolbar, the update checker will provide auto-updates for the publisher's other products including California Fonts, WallpaperBackgrounds and IconSmash.

Overview

UpdateChecker is a program developed by SqueakyChocolate. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 20% of users of UpdateChecker come from Israel, it is also popular in DZ and MA.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: squeakychocolate.com
Installation folder: "C:\Program Files\Squeaky Chocolate, LLC\UpdateChecker"
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Squeaky Chocolate, LLC\UpdateChecker\uninstall.exe"

How do I remove UpdateChecker?

Quickly and completely remove UpdateChecker 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 UpdateChecker 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 UpdateChecker, 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 UpdateChecker.
  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.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win XP 2%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 76%
Keep it 24%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#10,807

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.52%
Windows XP 17.24%
Windows 8 13.79%
Windows Vista 3.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 31.03%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.24%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.17%
Windows 7 Professional 11.03%
Windows 8 Pro 4.83%
Windows 8 4.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

19.71% of installs come from Israel
Which countries install it?
  Israel 19.71%
  DZ 7.30%
  MA 6.57%
  IQ 5.84%
  United States 5.11%
  India 4.38%
  TN 3.65%
  Croatia 2.92%
  MK 2.92%
  Saudi Arabia 2.92%
  Taiwan 2.92%
  Greece 2.19%
  Romania 2.19%
  Turkey 2.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.22%
Dell 17.97%
Acer 13.28%
ASUS 13.28%
GIGABYTE 7.03%
Lenovo 4.69%
American Megatrends 4.69%
Sony 3.91%
Intel 3.13%
Samsung 1.56%
Compaq 1.56%
Toshiba 1.56%
Common models
MSI MS-7592 3.25%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.25%
INTELR AWRDACPI 1.63%
Gigabyte 945GCM-S2L 1.63%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.63%
LENOVO HuronRiver Platfor... 1.63%

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