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Should I remove rUpdater?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
56% remove it44% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #40,467
United States Rank #32,006
Reach 0.0026%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.79 days
195.77 days >
Average installed length: 102.86 days


1.4.0 100.00%



rUpdater is a program developed by rUpdater Company. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is rUpdater_agent.exe. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 1.88 MB (1,966,592 bytes). rupdater_agent.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 56% of users of rUpdater come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\rUpdater\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{8B78A332-0E17-40A5-83D0-5595D2EA5729}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.88 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by rUpdater

Program executable:rUpdater_agent.exe
rUpdater user agent
Path:C:\Program Files\rUpdater\rUpdater_agent.exe
Additional files:
  • rupdater_agent.exe (by Some Company) - rUpdater (rUpdater user agent)
  • rupd_dll.dll
  • rupdater_srv.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • rupdater_srv.exe runs as a service named 'rUpdater' (rUpdater) "rUpdater service".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • rupdater_agent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'rUpdater2' which loads as C:\Program Files\rUpdater\rUpdater_agent.exe.

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Or, you can uninstall rUpdater 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 rUpdater, 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 rUpdater.
  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.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Vista (SP2) 6%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 56%
Keep it 44%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.56%
Windows 8 38.89%
Windows Vista 5.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.44%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.89%
Windows 8.1 Pro 13.89%
Windows 8.1 8.33%
Windows 8 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.56%
  Australia 6.67%
  Canada 6.67%
  Argentina 4.44%
  United Kingdom 4.44%
  Sweden 4.44%
  United Arab Emirates 2.22%
  Austria 2.22%
  CY 2.22%
  Israel 2.22%
  India 2.22%
  Italy 2.22%
  Korea 2.22%
  New Zealand 2.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 46.67%
Dell 13.33%
Toshiba 13.33%
Acer 10.00%
Lenovo 10.00%
Medion 3.33%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 9.38%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.25%
TOSHIBA Satellite L650 3.13%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-B 3.13%


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