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Should I remove Software Update Wizard Redist?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,410
United States Rank #19,351
Reach 0.0100%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.05 days
60.61 days >
Average installed length: 31.85 days


4.5 100.00%

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.


The primary executable is named webupdatesvc4.exe.

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 7 (SP1) 45%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.46%
Windows XP 21.85%
Windows Vista 18.49%
Windows 8 4.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 22.88%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.19%
Windows 7 Professional 14.41%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.56%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.86%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.39%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.83% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.83%
  DZ 5.52%
  United Kingdom 5.52%
  Germany 4.14%
  Canada 4.14%
  Egypt 3.45%
  France 2.76%
  MA 2.07%
  Belgium 2.07%
  India 2.07%
  Sweden 2.07%
  Italy 2.07%
  Saudi Arabia 2.07%
  TN 1.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.23%
Dell 29.55%
Acer 17.05%
Intel 4.55%
American Megatrends 3.41%
Toshiba 2.27%
Gateway 2.27%
Compaq 1.14%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.13%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.08%
TOSHIBA Satellite A205 1.04%
Sony VGN-FZ21Z 1.04%
Sony VGN-CR220E 1.04%


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