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Dell Software Update Notification Service


Dell Software Update Notification Service is a program developed by Quest Software. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 748 KB (765,952 bytes). updater.dll 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). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\quest software\quest updater
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{F372F202-13D0-42C5-89AE-A298F7128CEE}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 748 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Dell Software Update Notification Service

  • updater.dll (by Dell, Inc) - Updater Library (Check for product updates)
  • updater.net.dll (by Dell) - Updater Library for .NET
  • questupdateragent.exe (by Dell, Inc) - Updater Agent (Notify if updates are available)
  • questupdater.exe (by Dell) - QuestUpdater
  • questtech.dll

How do I remove Dell Software Update Notification Service?

You can uninstall Dell Software Update Notification Service 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 Dell Software Update Notification Service, 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 Dell Software Update Notification Service.

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

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

About Quest Software

Quest manufactures software used by IT professionals in a variety of industries and although they are best known for TOAD, used by database professionals, they offers other products that develop, manage, monitor and protect packaged and custom software applications, as well as associated software infrastructure components, such as databases, application servers, operating systems and hypervisors.
Publisher URL: www.quest.com


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