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Should I remove Bose Updater?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
27% remove it73% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Fair
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #23,460
United States Rank #15,723
Reach 0.0081%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.46 days
308.55 days >
Average installed length: 162.12 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.0.1.1891 8.92%
2.1.0.1551 14.01%
1.5.4.1309 5.10%
1.3.9.1150 5.73%
1.3.6.1107 13.38%
1.2.5.839 7.64%
1.2.2.815 15.29%
1.1.5.493 22.93%
1.0.2.408 7.01%

Bose Updater

Overview

Bose Updater is a software program developed by Bose. The most common release is 1.1.5.493, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named boseupdater.exe. The setup package generally installs about 20 files and is usually about 25.17 MB (26,393,616 bytes). The installed file BOSEUPDATER.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 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 71% of users of Bose Updater come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\bose updater
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Bose Updater\uninstall.exe" /uninstall
Estimated size: 25.17 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Bose Updater

Program executable:boseupdater.exe
Name:Bose Updater
SoundLink® Bluetooth® Device Updater
Path:C:\Program Files\bose updater\boseupdater.exe
MD5:76f7da8aaf9f658888dd4375f6dd7584
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - Bose Updater (SoundLink® Bluetooth® Device Updater)
  • LIBEAY32.DLL (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • SSLEAY32.DLL (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • QT5CORE.DLL (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt5 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QT5GUI.DLL (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QT5NETWORK.DLL
  • QT5WIDGETS.DLL
  • QT5XML.DLL
  • LIBEGL.DLL
  • LIBGLESV2.DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • BOSEUPDATER.EXE is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 4.
Startup File (User Run)
  • BOSEUPDATER.EXE is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Bose Updater' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Bose Updater\BOSEUPDATER.EXE".

How do I remove Bose Updater?

Quickly and completely remove Bose 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 Bose 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 Bose 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 Bose Updater.

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 79%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 27%
Keep it 73%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 78.98%
Windows 7 19.75%
Windows Vista 1.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 50.96%
Windows 10 Pro 21.02%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.83%
Windows 7 Professional 5.10%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.82%
Windows 8.1 3.82%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.05%
  Germany 5.26%
  United Kingdom 4.82%
  France 4.39%
  Italy 3.51%
  Norway 2.19%
  Netherlands 1.32%
  Australia 0.88%
  Canada 0.88%
  Hong Kong 0.44%
  Singapore 0.44%
  NG 0.44%
  Finland 0.44%
  Sweden 0.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.91%
Dell 21.82%
ASUS 17.27%
Lenovo 14.55%
MSI 3.64%
Acer 3.64%
Samsung 3.64%
GIGABYTE 1.82%
Toshiba 1.82%
Medion 0.91%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.27%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.82%
Dell XPS 13 9343 1.82%
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 1.82%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 1.82%
LENOVO 20266 1.82%

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