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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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Versions

VersionDistribution
5.00.614.0 100.00%

Upgrade Assistant

Overview

Upgrade Assistant is a program developed by Laplink Software. 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 software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 6.9 MB (7,234,997 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 64% of users of Upgrade Assistant come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Laplink.com
Help link: www.parallels.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Parallels\UpgradeAssistant\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A46E60D0-F80C-4056-ABAB-A4482721E2FD}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.9 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Upgrade Assistant

  • AppInv.exe - PCdefense
  • LaunchSt.exe - PCmover (LaunchSt MFC Application)
  • MapiFix.exe - MapiInfo MFC Application
  • PCmoverLog.exe - PCmover Log Manager
  • Report.exe
  • ShLnk64.exe - 64-bit Shell Link Server
  • SpDiskTreeMgr.dll - Disk Tree Manager
  • SpIniTreeMgr.dll - INI File Tree Manager
  • SpRegTreeMgr.dll - Registry Tree Manager
  • Upgrade Assistant.exe
  • CookieMerge.exe
  • LoadProfile.exe
  • USBDetect.dll
  • DbgHelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Upgrade Assistant.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Parallels\UpgradeAssistant\Upgrade Assistant.exe'.

How do I remove Upgrade Assistant?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 7 17%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%
 
COUNTRY POPULARITY
63.64%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.33%
Windows XP 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 66.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.67%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.64%
  Germany 27.27%
  Belgium 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Medion 20.00%
Dell 20.00%
Acer 20.00%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7707 20.00%
HPE-440f 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard G5235be 20.00%
Dell XPS 630i 20.00%
Acer Aspire 4820TG 20.00%

Publisher URL: www.laplink.com

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