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Should I remove LPT System Updater Service?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,982
United States Rank #4,684
Reach 0.1358%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 35.10 days
1035.34 days >
Average installed length: 543.99 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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LPT System Updater Service

What is LPT System Updater Service?

This is a potentially unwanted web browser extension this is distributed and installed by PINWID LTD, ReSoft LTD., MY POP SHOP LTD and Linkury. It will display advertisements including banners and popups in the user's web browser.


Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is sppsm.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 39 files and is usually about 1.77 MB (1,859,584 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in LPT System Updater Service.
srpts.exe (5d77c8b8fd19054612b193cc17b67b1f) has been flagged by the following 15 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 807 Adware.Linkury.I
AVG 2015.0.3285 Generic
AVware Adware.Linkury (fs)
Bitdefender Adware.Linkury.I
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.Linkury
F-Prot v6. W32/Linkury.A
F-Secure 11.2014-20-11_5 Adware.Linkury.I
G Data 14.11.24 Adware.Linkury
McAfee 5600.6941 Artemis!5D77C8B8FD19
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6941 BehavesLike.Win32.AdwareBrowseFox.nh
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.Linkury.I
nProtect Adware.Linkury.I
Trend Micro 10.465.20 ADW_LINKURY
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.324 ADW_LINKURY
VIPRE Antivirus 33924 Adware.Linkury (fs)
srptm.exe (66c4a1d5d6fa9640846de2ccb0c0be74) has been flagged by the following 12 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Adware.Linkury.B
AVware Adware.Linkury (fs)
Bitdefender 7.2 Adware.Linkury.B
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.Linkury.B (B)
G Data 24 Adware.Linkury.B
IKARUS anti.virus T3. AdWare.Smartbar
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.Linkury.B
nProtect 2014-11-06.01 Adware.Linkury.B
Symantec 20141.1.0.330 Adware.Maltrec.TS!g23
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.R0C1C0OK114
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0C1C0OK114
VIPRE Antivirus 34610 Adware.Linkury (fs)
       View all 27 all detections
LPT System Updater Service has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: LPT
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\lpt
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{BC0BF363-63AB-4FF7-8EF1-AE0D7F711B24}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.77 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by LPT System Updater Service

Program module:sppsm.dll
Path:C:\Program Files\lpt\sppsm.dll
Additional files:
  • smartbar.resources.historyandstatswrapper.dll - Smartbar.Resources.HistoryAndStatsWrapper
  • smartbar.personalization.common.dll - Smartbar.Personalization.Common
  • htmlagilitypack.dll (by Simon Mourier) - Html Agility Pack (Html Agility Pack - Release)
  • smartbar.common.dll - Smartbar.Common
  • smartbar.monetization.proxy.proxyremover.exe - ProxyRemover
  • smartbar.monetization.proxy.proxyservice.dll - ProxyService
  • smartbar.infrastructure.utilities.dll - SmartbarGUI
  • linmsl.exe - linmsl
  • srptsl.exe - srptsl
  • lrrot.dll - lrrot
  • srpdm.dll - srpdm
  • srprl.dll - srprl
  • srptc.dll - srptc
  • srptm.exe - srptm
  • (Malware detected) srpts.exe - srpts
  • srbu.dll - srbu
  • sreu.dll - sreu
  • srpt.dll - srpt
  • srut.dll - srut

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • srpts.exe runs as a service named 'LPT System Updater Service' (LPTSystemUpdater) "LPT Enhance your browser experience.".
Startup File (User Run)
  • srptm.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'LPT System Updater' and executes as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\LPT\srptm.exe.

How do I remove LPT System Updater Service?

You can uninstall LPT System Updater Service 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 LPT System Updater Service, 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 LPT System Updater Service.
  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 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.38%
Windows 10 38.33%
Windows Vista 5.01%
Windows XP 3.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.52%
Windows 8.1 22.04%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.97%
Windows 7 Professional 9.11%
Windows 8 5.21%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.12%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.20% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.20%
  Germany 7.98%
  Italy 5.49%
  France 4.67%
  United Kingdom 4.51%
  Netherlands 4.22%
  Norway 3.99%
  Austria 3.28%
  Canada 3.28%
  Sweden 3.12%
  DK 2.99%
  Brazil 2.56%
  Singapore 2.08%
  Switzerland 1.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.96%
Acer 20.20%
Dell 15.71%
ASUS 12.37%
Toshiba 6.21%
Lenovo 3.97%
Samsung 3.51%
Medion 3.05%
Alienware 0.63%
Intel 0.63%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.38%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.77%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 4.31%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.85%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.23%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.92%

comments2 comments

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Alejandroover a year ago
I solved it, just press cntrl +alt +supr => Services => Services Botton => I search LPT Updater Service (right click) => STOP and just delate LPT folder!
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Dashleeaover a year ago
This program installed Shopop adware that hijacks the browser and uses pop up ads. I have tried to remove it by using my windows uninstall. I am downloading this software just to uninstall this one program if that doesn't work the only thing left to do is restore my computer.