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Should I remove Carambis Software Updater Pro?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
51% remove it49% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #32,162
Reach 0.0041%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.53 days
340.00 days >
Average installed length: 178.64 days


VersionDistribution 12.35% 14.81% 1.23% 46.91% 24.69%

Carambis Software Updater Pro

What is Carambis Software Updater Pro?  (from Media Fog)

Carambis Software Updater is a program designed specially to check for software updates and new versions of applications installed on your computer and their quick download. Nowadays software update is quite a usual thing: new patches are released, program errors are fixed, vulnerabilities are removed and new functions...  Read more


Carambis Software Updater Pro is a software program developed by Media Fog. The most common release is, 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. 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named su-pro.exe. The setup package generally installs about 16 files and is usually about 20.15 MB (21,126,006 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 46% of users of Carambis Software Updater Pro come from Russia, it is also popular in the United States and Iran.
  • Starts automatically

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: MEDIA FOG LTD
URL: www.carambis.com/programs/software_updater_pro.html
Help link: www.carambis.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\UTILITIES\Software Updater
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\UTILITIES\Software Updater\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 20.15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Carambis Software Updater Pro

Program executable:su-pro.exe
Name:Carambis Software Updater Pro
Path:C:\Program Files\utilities\software updater\su-pro.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe
  • launcher.exe
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • htmlayout.dll (by Terra Informatica Software,, British Columbia, Canada) - HTMLayout (HTMLayout - embeddable HTML rendering and layout component)
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • QtXmlPatterns4.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • su-pro.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A182B1EF-D565-4C8A-8FB5-7F621B3A9EA8}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • launcher.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Software Updater Pro' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Carambis\Software Updater Pro\launcher.exe" -minimized.
  • su-pro.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Software Updater Pro' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Carambis\Software Updater Pro\su-pro.exe" -minimized.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • su-pro.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Carambis\Software Updater Pro\su-pro.exe'.

How do I remove Carambis Software Updater Pro?

You can uninstall Carambis Software Updater Pro 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 Carambis Software Updater Pro, 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 Carambis Software Updater Pro.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 51%
Keep it 49%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.07%
Windows 10 18.52%
Windows XP 4.94%
Windows Vista 2.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 37.04%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.52%
Windows 7 Home Basic 13.58%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.94%
Windows 10 Pro 3.70%
Windows 7 Professional 3.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.78% of installs come from Russia
Which countries install it?
  Russia 45.78%
  United States 8.43%
  Iran 8.43%
  UA 7.23%
  Italy 2.41%
  Malaysia 2.41%
  AZ 2.41%
  Kazakstan 1.20%
  Vietnam 1.20%
  TN 1.20%
  Colombia 1.20%
  BY 1.20%
  Belgium 1.20%
  France 1.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 17.86%
Lenovo 16.07%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
Dell 12.50%
ASUS 12.50%
Toshiba 7.14%
American Megatrends 3.57%
Sony 1.79%
MSI 1.79%
Intel 1.79%
Alienware 1.79%
Common models
LENOVO HuronRiver Platfor... 6.06%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.03%
TOSHIBA Satellite L850D-B... 3.03%
Acer Aspire V3-571G 3.03%
Sony VPCJ11M1R 1.52%


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