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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,841
United States Rank #3,398
Reach 0.1439%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.18 days
93.74 days >
Average installed length: 49.25 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.0.6.312 0.07%
2.0.5.57673 0.29%
2.0.5.51890 0.32%
2.0.5.51783 0.47%
2.0.5.51723 0.04%
2.0.5.48230 1.44%
2.0.5.47667 0.07%
2.0.5.42575 0.93%
2.0.5.32390 1.40%
2.0.5.17202 0.04%
2.0.5.2809 9.38%
2.0.5.1516 0.54%
2.0.5.1378 0.11%
2.0.4.54899 12.54%
2.0.4.50571 2.19%
2.0.4.31895 7.94%
2.0.4.26913 0.50%
2.0.4.24522 0.11%
2.0.4.17544 0.29%
2.0.4.14446 0.29%
2.0.4.724 0.22%
2.0.4.43 0.29%
2.0.3.56495 0.36%
2.0.3.40092 0.22%
2.0.3.29917 0.04%
2.0.2.27024 18.12%
2.0.2.6210 6.69%
2.0.2.342 0.86%
2.0.1.60736 0.36%
2.0.1.49949 0.86%
2.0.1.46467 0.32%
1.2.4.459 14.59%
1.2.3.14696 9.74%
1.2.3.493 2.41%
1.2.2.37050 5.25%
1.2.2.26835 0.58%
1.2.2.17009 0.11%
1.2.2.15475 0.04%

Avira Software Updater

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Overview

Avira Software Updater is a software program developed by Avira Operations. The most common release is 2.0.2.27024, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 primary executable is named Avira.SoftwareUpdater.ServiceHost.exe. The setup package generally installs about 77 files and is usually about 73.14 MB (76,694,533 bytes). The installed file Avira.SoftwareUpdater.ServiceHost.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. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 53% of users of Avira Software Updater come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Avira\SoftwareUpdater\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{70B4607F-A4A3-42A9-9017-C8A3C3BA369D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 73.14 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Avira Software Updater

Program executable:Avira.SoftwareUpdater.ServiceHost.exe
Name:Avira.SoftwareUpdater.ServiceHost
Avira Updater Service Host
Path:C:\Program Files\Avira\SoftwareUpdater\Avira.SoftwareUpdater.ServiceHost.exe
MD5:230aaa2719970d6c6c0240d47c4802d7
Additional files:
  • Avira.SoftwareUpdater.ServiceHost.exe - Avira.SoftwareUpdater.ServiceHost (Avira Updater Service Host)
  • Avira.OE.Communicator.Interface.dll - Avira.OE.Communicator.Interface
  • Avira.OE.WinCore.Interface.dll - Avira.OE.WinCore.Interface
  • Avira.SoftwareUpdater.ServiceMessageInspector.dll - ServiceMessageInspector
  • Avira.SoftwareUpdater.BusinessLayerExecuter.dll - BusinessLayerExecuter
  • Avira.SoftwareUpdater.CommunicationManager.dll - CommunicationManager
  • Avira.SoftwareUpdater.ConfigurationManager.dll - ConfigurationManager
  • Avira.Acp.dll - ACP .NET library (Avira.Acp)
  • Avira.OE.WinCore.dll - Avira.OE.WinCore
  • AviraSoftwareUpdater.exe - SoftwareUpdater
  • Avira.SoftwareUpdater.InstallManager.dll - InstallManager
  • Avira.SoftwareUpdater.ServiceLibrary.dll - ServiceLibrary
  • Avira.SoftwareUpdater.BusinessLayer.dll - BusinessLayer
  • Avira.SoftwareUpdater.UpdateHelper.exe - UpdateHelper
  • Avira.SoftwareUpdater.DiaryStats.dll - DiaryStats
  • Avira.SoftwareUpdater.Inspector.dll - Inspector
  • Avira.SoftwareUpdater.WebUI.dll - WebUI
  • Avira.SoftwareUpdater.Core.dll - Core
  • libcef.dll - Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library
  • Interop.WUApiLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WUApiLib'.
  • libGLESv2.dll - ANGLE libGLESv2 Dynamic Link Library
  • libEGL.dll - ANGLE libEGL Dynamic Link Library
  • Avira.Mixpanel.dll - Avira Mixpanel Tracker (Avira.Mixpanel)
  • ServiceStack.Text.dll (by ServiceStack) - ServiceStack.Text
  • NLog.dll (by NLog) - NLog v4.0.1 (NLog for .NET Framework 4.5)
  • Avira.Core.dll - Avira.Core
  • CefSharp.BrowserSubprocess.exe (by The CefSharp Authors) - CefSharp (CefSharp.BrowserSubprocess)
  • CefSharp.dll (by The CefSharp Authors)
  • CefSharp.WinForms.dll - CefSharp.WinForm

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • Avira.SoftwareUpdater.ServiceHost.exe runs as a service named 'Avira Updater Service' (AviraUpdaterService) "Support Service for Avira Software Updater".

How do I remove Avira Software Updater?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 82%
Win 7 (SP1) 18%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 81.58%
Windows 7 18.42%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 55.92%
Windows 10 Pro 16.41%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.82%
Windows 7 Professional 5.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.89%
Windows 8.1 3.89%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.64%
  Germany 17.63%
  Italy 11.50%
  France 3.58%
  Netherlands 3.02%
  United Kingdom 2.52%
  Switzerland 1.12%
  Austria 0.90%
  Spain 0.84%
  Canada 0.81%
  Australia 0.39%
  Singapore 0.36%
  Belgium 0.34%
  Brazil 0.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.32%
Acer 23.49%
ASUS 15.96%
Dell 9.92%
Lenovo 9.03%
Medion 6.65%
Toshiba 3.82%
Samsung 3.43%
GIGABYTE 2.38%
Common models
HP HP Notebook 8.64%
ASUS All Series 4.85%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.79%
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 3.48%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.58%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.27%

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