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74% remove it26% keep it
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HandBrake Updater

What is HandBrake Updater?

From the EULA: "Emulatorhost.com is distributing a custom installer which is different from the originally available distribution. The new installer complies with the original software manufacturers policies and terms & conditions. Optimum Installer is an install manager, which manages the installation of your chosen software. In addition to managing your download and installation, Optimum Installer will offer free popular software that you may be interested in. You are not required to install any additional software to complete your installation of your selected software. You can always completely remove the programs at any time in Windows Add/Remove ProgramsYour download is an open source software licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL); available below."

About  (from Emulatorhost.com)

This Handbrake download comes with Optimum Installer and recommends other optional downloads during the install process. Clicking a download link on this site launches Optimum Installer ™ which will manage your download: learn more.Handbrake is available directly from the developers's website. All recommended software ...  Read more
HandBrake Updater has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.
Find out how to remove HandBrake Updater.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: download-handbrake.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\HandBrake Updater
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\HandBrake Updater\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 779.33 KB

Program filesFiles installed by HandBrake Updater

Program executable:handbrakeupdater.exe
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\handbrake updater\handbrakeupdater.exe
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • handbrakeupdater.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'HandBrake Updater' and executes as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\HandBrake Updater\handbrakeupdater.exe.

How do I remove HandBrake Updater?

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Or, you can uninstall HandBrake 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program HandBrake Updater, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 HandBrake Updater.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 8 50%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 74%
Keep it 26%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 8 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows 8.1 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

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

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
ASUS 50.00%


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