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What percent of users and experts removed it?
21% remove it79% keep it
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VersionDistribution 96.00% 4.00%

Express Gate Updater

What is Express Gate Updater?

Express Gate Updater is the updater program which runs with Windows (in the background as a service) and automatically starts up when your computer boots. It checks for updates and automatically downloads and installs them if found based on the user's settings.


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named ExpressGateUpdater.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 688.89 KB (705,426 bytes). The installed file ExpressGateUpdater.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.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.DeviceVM.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Express Gate\Express Gate Updater\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{30E1022C-17EB-482A-8C82-16B79B98C4E4}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 688.89 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Express Gate Updater

Program executable:ExpressGateUpdater.exe
Name:Express Gate Updater
Path:C:\Program Files\Express Gate\Express Gate Updater\ExpressGateUpdater.exe
Additional files:
  • ExpressGateUpdater.exe - Express Gate Updater
  • language.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ExpressGateUpdater.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6A1DC11F-7B90-437C-BDA0-550C1AADFBFA}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Express Gate Updater?

You can uninstall Express Gate 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Express Gate Updater, 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 Express Gate Updater.

Win 7 (SP1) 36%
Win 10 4%
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 44.00%
Windows Vista 28.00%
Windows XP 24.00%
Windows 10 4.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 24.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.00%
Windows Vista Ultimate 8.00%
Windows 7 Professional 8.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.16% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.16%
  France 8.11%
  Germany 8.11%
  Spain 5.41%
  Taiwan 2.70%
  Australia 2.70%
  Japan 2.70%
  Italy 2.70%
  Malaysia 2.70%
  United Kingdom 2.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
American Megatrends 75.00%
ASUS 16.67%
Dell 8.33%

About DeviceVM

Splashtop's (used to be known as DeviceVM) first product, named Splashtop OS, is an ‘instant-on’ Linux-based computing platform designed for fast, efficient computing.
Publisher URL: www.splashtop.com


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