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Should I remove ASUSUpdate for Eee PC?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,462
United States Rank #28,421
Reach 0.0177%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.17 days
742.62 days >
Average installed length: 390.19 days


1.06.03 24.43%
1.06.02 18.68%
1.05.01 0.57%
1.04.01 29.89%
1.03.07 0.29%
1.03.06 11.21%
1.03.04 11.78%
1.03.03 3.16%

Other programs by ASUS

ASUSUpdate for Eee PC

What is ASUSUpdate for Eee PC?

ASUSUpdate for Eee PC is a program designed to manage all installed Eee PC programs on the user's PC and check for and update any new versions of the software if available. This service will run in the background when Windows starts and periodically check for updates.


The most common release is 1.04.01, 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 Update.exe. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 6.53 MB (6,846,773 bytes). The installed file Update.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.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.asus.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\ASUSUpdate for Eee PC
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{587178E7-B1DF-
Estimated size: 6.53 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ASUSUpdate for Eee PC

Program executable:Update.exe
Name:ASUS Update
ASUS Windows Platform Flash Program
Path:C:\Program Files\ASUS\ASUSUpdate for Eee PC\Update.exe
Additional files:
  • WinFlash.exe (by ASUSTeK Computer) - ASUS Window Base BIOS Flash Program (ASUS Window base BIOS Flash Program)
  • FlashEPC.exe (by ASUSTeK Computer) - EeePC Flash Application (FlashEPC MFC Application)
  • ASUSBIOS.DLL - DLL for ASUSBIOS Flash Driver with reserving DMI information
  • BS_DEF.DLL - ASUS BS_DEF (ASUS BIOS Flash Default Driver)
  • Update.exe - ASUS Update (ASUS Windows Platform Flash Program)
  • PE_FILE.dll
  • PE_ROM.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Update.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4BA5EFD6-7FCF-4EAC-8F47-71A6123A354F}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove ASUSUpdate for Eee PC?

You can uninstall ASUSUpdate for Eee PC 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ASUSUpdate for Eee PC, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 ASUSUpdate for Eee PC.

Win 10 57%
Win 7 6%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 56.90%
Windows 7 30.17%
Windows XP 12.93%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 50.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.06%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.09%
Windows 7 Starter 7.72%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.64%
Windows 7 Professional 4.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.14% of installs come from Italy
Which countries install it?
  Italy 25.14%
  United States 14.45%
  Germany 5.78%
  Indonesia 4.62%
  Spain 3.76%
  Brazil 3.47%
  France 3.18%
  Netherlands 3.18%
  United Kingdom 2.89%
  Thailand 2.60%
  Sweden 2.60%
  India 2.60%
  Norway 2.31%
  Australia 1.73%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 82.35%
American Megatrends 10.00%
Acer 4.12%
Dell 3.53%
Common models
ASUSTeK 1215B 11.04%
ASUSTeK 1001PX 10.43%
ASUSTeK 1001PXD 7.06%
ASUSTeK 1025C 4.91%
ASUSTeK 1015PX 4.60%
ASUSTeK 1005HA 4.29%

About ASUS

ASUSTeK Computer, also often called ASUS is a computer hardware & electronics company.
Publisher URL: www.asus.com


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