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Karen's Web Update

What is Karen's Web Update?  (from Karen Kenworthy)

Run Karen's WebUpdate and it will quickly examine your installed Power Tools. If newer versions of any installed Power Tools exists (whether or not it shipped with your CD), the update will be downloaded and installed automatically. This program is included on all recent editions of Karen's CD. If possible, you should ...  Read more


Karen's Web Update is a software program developed by Karen Kenworthy. The primary executable is named webupdate.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 9.82 MB (10,301,045 bytes). The installed file WebUpdate.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 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 95% of users of Karen's Web Update come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.karenware.com/powertools/ptwebupdate.asp
Installation folder: C:\karenware cd\web update
Uninstaller: C:\KarenWare CD\Web Update\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 9.82 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Karen's Web Update

Program executable:webupdate.exe
Name:Karen's Power Tools
Karen's Web Update
Path:C:\karenware cd\web update\webupdate.exe
Additional files:
  • WebCopy.exe - Karen's CD Web Updater (Karen's Web Copy)
  • uninst.exe - Karen's Power Tools (Karen's Web Update Installer)
  • PTMD5-wu.dll - Karen's MD5 Hasher (PTMD5 - Karen's MD5 Hasher)
  • ptwebupdate-setup v1.0.4.exe

How do I remove Karen's Web Update?

You can uninstall Karen's Web 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Karen's Web Update, 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 Karen's Web Update.

Win 7 (SP1) 38%
Win XP 13%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 37.50%
Windows Vista 25.00%
Windows 10 25.00%
Windows XP 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 25.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 25.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 95.24%
  Canada 4.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
Acer 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Sahara 12.50%
Gateway 12.50%
Common models
IBM 83114DU 12.50%
HP-Pavilion KT369AA-ABA a... 12.50%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 12.50%
GATEWA GM5424 12.50%
Dell Inspiron 1764 12.50%
Dell Dimension 4700 ... 12.50%

About (from Karen Kenworthy)

Karen is the author of the popular Power Tools, free programs that make life with Windows a lot easier.
Publisher URL: www.karenware.com


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