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Should I remove Software Update Wizard Redist?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
17% remove it83% keep it
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Software Update Wizard Redist 4.5

What is Software Update Wizard Redist?

Software Update Wizard is the updater program which runs with Windows (in the background as a service) and automatically starts up when your computer boots. It checks for updates and automatically downloads and installs them if found based on the user's settings.


Software Update Wizard Redist 4.5 is a software program developed by PowerProgrammer. The primary executable is named webupdatesvc4.exe. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 59% of users of Software Update Wizard Redist come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Sweden.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.PowerProgrammer.co.uk
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\System32\wuwuninst.exe

Program filesFiles installed by Software Update Wizard Redist 4.5

Program executable:webupdatesvc4.exe
Name:Web Update Wizard V4.x
Software Update Wizard Service (V4.x)
Signed by:Data Perceptions
Software Update Wizard Service (V4.x) is the software updater program which runs in the background of Windows and automatically starts up when your PC boots. It checks for software udpates and automatically downloads and installs them if...

How do I remove Software Update Wizard Redist?

Quickly and completely remove Software Update Wizard (Redist) 4.5 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Software Update Wizard Redist 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 Software Update Wizard (Redist) 4.5, 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 Software Update Wizard Redist.

Win XP 38%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 17%
Keep it 83%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 37.93%
Windows 7 37.93%
Windows Vista 24.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 39.29%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 21.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.43%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.71%
Windows 7 Professional 3.57%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.46%
  Australia 5.41%
  Sweden 5.41%
  Canada 5.41%
  Taiwan 2.70%
  Belgium 2.70%
  India 2.70%
  DZ 2.70%
  IQ 2.70%
  Iran 2.70%
  Egypt 2.70%
  Saudi Arabia 2.70%
  United Kingdom 2.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.93%
Dell 18.52%
American Megatrends 7.41%
Acer 7.41%
Gateway 7.41%
Toshiba 7.41%
ASUS 3.70%
Compaq 3.70%
Intel 3.70%
Lenovo 3.70%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A205 4.00%
ACER Aspire M3630 4.00%
Acer Extensa 7620 4.00%
Compaq Compaq PC 4.00%
Compaq-Presario GC668AAR-... 4.00%
Dell Computer Dimension 2... 4.00%


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