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7% remove it93% keep it
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Average installed length: 80.82 days


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Harmony Remote Update

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Harmony Remote Update is a software program developed by Logitech - HarmonyRemoteClient. 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 uninst-DriverUpdate.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 46.17 MB (48,413,750 bytes). The installed file uninst-DriverUpdate.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). While about 74% of users of Harmony Remote Update come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\logitech\harmonyremoteclient
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Logitech\HarmonyRemoteClient\uninst-DriverUpdate.exe"
Estimated size: 46.17 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Harmony Remote Update

Program executable:uninst-DriverUpdate.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\logitech\harmonyremoteclient\uninst-DriverUpdate.exe
Additional files:
  • uninst-DriverUpdate.exe
  • dpinst.exe (by Microsoft) - Driver Package Installer (DPInst) (Driver Package Installer)
  • dpinst-x64.exe (by Microsoft)
  • dpinst-x86.exe
  • LogitechHarmonyRemote7.7.0-WIN-x86.exe - Logitech Harmony Remote Software

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • dpinst-x86.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D1C5DD5F-EA89-4604-8D19-25846AC0DEB5}'.

How do I remove Harmony Remote Update?

Quickly and completely remove Harmony Remote Update from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Harmony Remote Update 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 Harmony Remote Update, 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 Harmony Remote Update.

Win 10 87%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 87.19%
Windows 7 12.32%
Windows XP 0.49%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 55.45%
Windows 10 Pro 26.73%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.45%
Windows 7 Professional 4.46%
Windows 8.1 2.48%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.98%

Distribution by countryGeography

74.15% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 74.15%
  Germany 7.82%
  Netherlands 4.08%
  Australia 3.40%
  United Kingdom 2.72%
  Canada 1.36%
  Italy 1.36%
  France 1.02%
  Norway 1.02%
  Austria 0.68%
  Belgium 0.68%
  Finland 0.68%
  DK 0.34%
  Poland 0.34%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 27.20%
Hewlett-Packard 25.60%
Dell 17.60%
ASUS 12.00%
Lenovo 4.80%
MSI 2.40%
Medion 1.60%
Toshiba 1.60%
Intel 1.60%
Alienware 0.80%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5742 10.08%
ASUS All Series 7.75%
Dell XPS 8700 3.10%
Dell Inspiron 3847 2.33%
Acer Aspire V3-771 2.33%
Acer Aspire V3-571G 1.55%


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