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What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,682
United States Rank #24,438
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.79 days
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Average installed length: 229.29 days

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Update for MySearchDial

What is Update for MySearchDial?

Update for MySearchDial is the update mechanism for the Install Core software which is an installer which bundles legitimate applications with offers for additional third party applications that may be unwanted by the user. Such third party applications are typically installed onto users’ computers by default, but may include an option to ‘opt-out’ during or after the installation process.


Update for MySearchDial is a program developed by ironSource. 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 main program executable is updatetask.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 1 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 40% of users of Update for MySearchDial come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Update for MySearchDial.
updatetask.exe (ccfee663f7dd308ffc47cd29d0861c17) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Sophos 4.96 Search Dial
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.26 TROJ_GEN.F47V0108
Update for MySearchDial has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove Update for MySearchDial.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\mysearchdial\updateproc
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\MySearchDial\UpdateProc\UpdateTask.exe /Uninstall

Program filesFiles installed by Update for MySearchDial

Program executable:updatetask.exe (Malware detected)
Signed by:Hoolapp

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UpdateTask.exe is scheduled as a task named 'MySearchDial' (runs daily at 5:07 PM).

How do I remove Update for MySearchDial?

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Or, you can uninstall Update for MySearchDial 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 Update for MySearchDial, 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 Update for MySearchDial.
  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.
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Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista (SP1) 2%
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.42%
Windows XP 18.60%
Windows 8 4.65%
Windows Vista 2.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.19%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.43%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.67%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%
Windows 7 Starter 7.14%
Windows 8 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.35% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.35%
  United Kingdom 12.28%
  France 10.53%
  Brazil 8.77%
  India 8.77%
  Canada 3.51%
  Germany 1.75%
  DK 1.75%
  Spain 1.75%
  Iran 1.75%
  Italy 1.75%
  Netherlands 1.75%
  Sweden 1.75%
  SY 1.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Dell 16.67%
Acer 16.67%
Sony 8.33%
ASUS 8.33%
American Megatrends 5.56%
Samsung 5.56%
Lenovo 2.78%
Intel 2.78%
Common models
Sony VPCF235FG 2.70%
Sony VPCF223FX 2.70%
Sony SVD1121C5EB 2.70%
Samsung R510/P510 2.70%
Samsung N150P/N210P 2.70%
Positivo Informatica SA P... 2.70%

About (from ironSource)

ironSource provides a comprehensive set of technologies for distribution, delivery and monetization.
Publisher URL: www.ironsrc.com


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