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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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United States Rank #14,589
Reach 0.0063%


3.4.8 57.60%
3.4.7 10.40%
3.4.6 6.40%
3.4.5 3.20%
3.3.6 9.60%
3.3.4 0.80%
3.3.0 2.40%
3.0.5 7.20%
2.8.3 0.80%
2.8.0 1.60%

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Mototools Software Update

What is Mototools Software Update?

Mototools Software Update is the software update program that runs with Windows in the background and checks for updates, and automatically downloads and installs them if found based on the user's settings. The program can be configured by the user for maintaining a schedule for when to check the remote server for periodic software updates. If it finds an item to download, it will download and install the new update.


The most common release is 3.4.8, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 9.14 MB (9,584,128 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.motorola.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\internet explorer\phonemodels\q\verizon
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{406839B1-E76D-4FB0-97FD-F2421B995552}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 9.14 MB
Language: English (United States)

How do I remove Mototools Software Update?

You can uninstall Mototools Software 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 Mototools Software 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 Mototools Software Update.

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win 10 6%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.40%
Windows Vista 16.00%
Windows XP 7.20%
Windows 10 6.40%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.20%
Windows 7 Professional 14.40%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.60%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.40%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.20%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 1.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.69% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.69%
  Canada 2.94%
  United Kingdom 0.98%
  Brazil 0.49%
  Norway 0.49%
  Costa Rica 0.49%
  Panama 0.49%
  Australia 0.49%
  India 0.49%
  Sweden 0.49%
  Argentina 0.49%
  Spain 0.49%
  Germany 0.49%
  Slovakia 0.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 41.56%
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
Toshiba 6.49%
Acer 3.90%
Sony 3.90%
Lenovo 2.60%
Compaq 2.60%
American Megatrends 2.60%
MSI 1.30%
ASUS 1.30%
Gateway 1.30%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.74%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.80%
Dell Dell XPS420 2.80%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.87%
Dell Studio 540 1.87%
Compaq Evo N800c 1.87%

About Motorola

Motorola is a telecommunications company divided into two companies, Motorola Mobility and Motorola Solutions.
Publisher URL: www.motorola.com


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