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Wave Engine


Wave Engine is a software program developed by Wave. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 updater.exe. The setup package generally installs about 1 files. The installed file updater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 64% of users of Wave Engine come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.waveengine.net
Help link: forum.waveengine.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Wave Engine\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{415D5045-CA75-4080-9466-AC5951744BE1}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Wave Engine

Program executable:updater.exe
Name:Wave Engine
updater © Wave Corporation, Inc, 2014
Path:C:\Program Files\Wave Engine\updater.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • updater.exe is scheduled as a task named 'updater' (runs daily at 00:00).

How do I remove Wave Engine?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 8 50%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 8 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%
Windows 10 Home 12.50%
Windows 7 Home Basic 12.50%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.50%
Windows 8.1 12.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.29%
  Brazil 7.14%
  France 7.14%
  Mexico 7.14%
  Poland 7.14%
  United Kingdom 7.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
Toshiba 33.33%
Intel 16.67%
Common models
Dell XPS 8700 25.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite C845 25.00%
Gigabyte H61M-DS2 REV 1.2 25.00%


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