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CY8CKIT-042 PSoC 4 Pioneer Kit Rev*B


CY8CKIT-042 PSoC 4 Pioneer Kit Rev*B is a program developed by Cypress MicroSystems. 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 software installer includes 41 files. cyliveupdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). While about 88% of users of CY8CKIT-042 PSoC 4 Pioneer Kit Rev*B come from the United States, it is also popular in DK.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cypress.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Cypress
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{055789BF-9A34-4764-8EBB-F0082EF6C612}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by CY8CKIT-042 PSoC 4 Pioneer Kit Rev*B

  • cyliveupdate.exe - Cypress Update Manager
  • cyinstallertracking.dll - cyinstallertracking
  • ClockProgrammerLibrary.dll - ProgrammerLibrary (ClockProgrammerLibrary)
  • CyMiniProg3Service.exe - MiniProg3 Service (Service to talk to MiniProg3s)
  • PP_ComLib_Wrapper.dll - PP_ComLib_Wrapper
  • ProgrammerLibrary.dll
  • ClockProgrammer.exe - Clock Programmer (Clock_Programmer)
  • cyinstallercore.dll - cyinstallercore
  • cyinstallerlibs.dll - cyinstallerlibs
  • cykitcustomizer.dll - cykitcustomizer
  • PSoCProgrammer.exe - PSoC Programmer
  • PSoCProgrammerSetup.exe - InstallScript Setup Launcher
  • update_21.58.0.57.exe
  • update_21.65.0.63.exe
  • update_21.74.0.67.exe
  • cyinstallergui.dll - cyinstallergui
  • PSoCCreatorSetup.exe - PSoC Creator
  • update_21.65.135.16.exe
  • update_21.73.135.18.exe
  • PSoCCreatorInstaller.exe
  • psocprogrammerinstaller.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • cyliveupdate.exe is scheduled as a task named 'CypressUpdateManager' (runs weekly on Sundays at 1:00 PM).

How do I remove CY8CKIT-042 PSoC 4 Pioneer Kit Rev*B?

You can uninstall CY8CKIT-042 PSoC 4 Pioneer Kit Rev*B 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 CY8CKIT-042 PSoC 4 Pioneer Kit Rev*B, 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 CY8CKIT-042 PSoC 4 Pioneer Kit Rev*B.

Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
Windows 7 (SP1)
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

87.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.50%
  DK 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 66.67%
ASUS 33.33%
Common models
HP Pro 3400 Series MT 33.33%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 33.33%
ASUSTeK G55VW 33.33%


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