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Should I remove HuaweiUpdateExtractor?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #44,038
Reach 0.0020%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.66 days
166.98 days >
Average installed length: 87.74 days


VersionDistribution 69.23% 5.13% 2.56% 10.26% 12.82%



HuaweiUpdateExtractor is a program developed by worstenbrood. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is HuaweiUpdateExtractor.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 4.73 MB (4,958,940 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 38% of users of HuaweiUpdateExtractor come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?p=45317807
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\HuaweiUpdateExtractor\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{4C9465FA-DAFF-440A-AB93-75FBCDF4199F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.73 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HuaweiUpdateExtractor

Program executable:HuaweiUpdateExtractor.exe
Name:Huawei Update Extractor
Path:C:\Program Files\HuaweiUpdateExtractor\HuaweiUpdateExtractor.exe
Additional files:
  • HuaweiUpdateExtractor.exe - Huawei Update Extractor
  • BouncyCastle.Crypto.dll (by The Legion of the Bouncy Castle) - Bouncy Castle for .NET (BouncyCastle.Crypto)
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLibrary unlabelled version)

How do I remove HuaweiUpdateExtractor?

You can uninstall HuaweiUpdateExtractor 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 HuaweiUpdateExtractor, 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 HuaweiUpdateExtractor.

Win 10 77%
Win 7 (SP1) 23%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 76.92%
Windows 7 23.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 30.77%
Windows 10 Home 23.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.82%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.26%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.69%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 5.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.46%
  Italy 19.23%
  Germany 11.54%
  France 3.85%
  Poland 3.85%
  United Kingdom 3.85%
  TN 1.92%
  Colombia 1.92%
  Ecuador 1.92%
  Finland 1.92%
  Russia 1.92%
  Sweden 1.92%
  Austria 1.92%
  Spain 1.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Acer 20.00%
ASUS 13.33%
Lenovo 10.00%
Dell 6.67%
Sony 6.67%
Toshiba 6.67%
Samsung 3.33%
Intel 3.33%
Medion 3.33%
Apple 3.33%
Common models
HP HP Notebook 6.45%
MEDION H61H2-LM3 3.23%
LENOVO 8932A73 3.23%
LENOVO 80T6 3.23%
Dell Latitude E6530 3.23%
ASUSTeK K75VJ 3.23%


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