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Should I remove NETASQ Updater?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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8.1.4 50.00%
8.1.3 16.67%
8.1.2 8.33%
8.1.0 8.33%
8.0.3 8.33%
8.0.0 8.33%

NETASQ Updater

What is NETASQ Updater?  (from NETASQ)

Defending your network against attack is a daily struggle.Failure to invest in a solution which provides real-time protection puts your network security at risk and may cost your organization dearly. NETASQ understands these issues and our INITIAL and PRIVILEGE maintenance contracts offer you real-time protection. Upda...  Read more


NETASQ Updater is a program developed by NETASQ. The most used version is 8.1.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 12.38 MB (12,979,331 bytes). netasqupdaterui.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 47% of users of NETASQ Updater come from France, it is also popular in the United States and Malaysia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.netasq.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\netasq\netasq updater
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\NETASQ\NETASQ Updater\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\NETASQ\NETASQ Updater\irunin.xml"
Estimated size: 12.38 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NETASQ Updater

  • netasqupdaterui.exe - NETASQ UPDATER
  • uninstall.exe - Setup Factory 7.0 Runtime (Setup Application)
  • zlibwapi.dll - ZLib.DLL (zlib data compression library)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • autoupdate.exe
  • enpattern.exe
  • libcurl.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F79FA80B-1467-44F5-A370-C61E2FD060FF}' (runs on registration).
  • autoupdate.exe runs as a service named 'NETASQ Updater' (NETASQ Updater).

How do I remove NETASQ Updater?

Quickly and completely remove NETASQ Updater from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall NETASQ Updater 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 NETASQ Updater, 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 NETASQ Updater.

Win 7 (SP1) 83%
Win 8 17%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.33%
Windows 8 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 66.67%
Windows 8.1 Pro 16.67%
Windows 7 Enterprise 8.33%
Windows Server 2008 R2 St... 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.06% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 47.06%
  United States 29.41%
  Malaysia 5.88%
  United Kingdom 5.88%
  Belgium 5.88%
  Netherlands 5.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 70.00%
Dell 30.00%
Common models
HP ProBook 6560b 8.33%
Dell Vostro 360 8.33%
HP ProBook 5220m 8.33%
HP ProLiant DL360 G5 8.33%
HP ProBook 4540s 8.33%
Dell OptiPlex 755 8.33%


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