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4% remove it96% keep it
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GigabyteIntelMECriticalFWUpdate is a software program developed by GIGABYTE. The primary executable is named GigabyteIntelMECriticalFWUpdate.exe. The setup package generally installs about 12 files. The installed file GigabyteIntelMECriticalFWUpdate.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 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\GigabyteIntelMECriticalFWUpdate\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{E27326F0-EBBD-499C-89D2-9CA3FA1F3203}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by GigabyteIntelMECriticalFWUpdate

Program executable:GigabyteIntelMECriticalFWUpdate.exe
Name:Gigabyte Intel ME Critical Firmware Update
Path:C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\GigabyteIntelMECriticalFWUpdate\GigabyteIntelMECriticalFWUpdate.exe
Additional files:
  • Gigabyte.IntelME.dll (by GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY) - Gigabyte Intel ME Critical Firmware Update (Gigabyte.IntelME)
  • GigabyteIntelMECriticalFWUpdate.exe (by GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY) - GigabyteIntelMECriticalFWUpdate
  • CommandLine.dll - Command Line Parser Library
  • Gigabyte.MetroControls.dll - Gigabyte.MetroControls
  • MahApps.Metro.dll (by MahApps) - MahApps.Metro 1.6.0 (MahApps.Metro)
  • Gigabyte.dll - EasyTune (Gigabyte)
  • Gigabyte.NativeFunctions.dll - Gigabyte.NativeFunctions
  • Gigabyte.Resources.dll - Gigabyte.Resources
  • Gigabyte.Resources.EasyTune.dll - Gigabyte.Resources.EasyTune
  • ycc.dll
  • YccDrv.dll
  • System.Windows.Interactivity.dll (by Microsoft) - System.Windows.Interactivity

How do I remove GigabyteIntelMECriticalFWUpdate?

You can uninstall GigabyteIntelMECriticalFWUpdate 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 GigabyteIntelMECriticalFWUpdate, 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 GigabyteIntelMECriticalFWUpdate.

Win 10 67%
Win 7 (SP1) 33%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 66.67%
Windows 7 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 66.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

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


Gigabyte is a manufacturer of computer hardware products known for its motherboards whose customers include custom PC manufacturers such as Alienware as well as some larger OEMs.
Publisher URL: www.gigabyte.com


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