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9% remove it91% keep it
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OEConnection Application Updater Service


OEConnection Application Updater Service is a software program developed by OEConnection. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named OECUpdaterServiceProxy.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files. The installed file OECUpdaterService.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). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.OEConnection.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\OEConnection\OEConnection Application Update Service\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{E8A5B228-436B-49A1-BBF8-81536BAD9954}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by OEConnection Application Updater Service

Program executable:OECUpdaterServiceProxy.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\OEConnection\OEConnection Application Update Service\OECUpdaterServiceProxy.exe
Additional files:
  • OECUpdaterService.exe - OECUpdaterService
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll - #ZipLibrary (ICSharpCode.SharpZipLibrary)
  • OECLogger.dll
  • OECUpdaterServiceProxy.exe
  • RemotingCommonType.dll
  • Microsoft.ApplicationBlocks.ApplicationUpdater.dll (by Microsoft) - Bluebricks: UAB (ApplicationUpdater)
  • Microsoft.ApplicationBlocks.ApplicationUpdater.Interfaces.dll (by Microsoft)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • OECUpdaterService.exe runs as a service named 'OECApplicationUpdaterService' (OECApplicationUpdaterService).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • OECUpdaterServiceProxy.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\OEConnection\OEConnection Application Update Service\OECUpdaterServiceProxy.exe'.

How do I remove OEConnection Application Updater Service?

Quickly and completely remove OEConnection Application Updater Service from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall OEConnection Application 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program OEConnection Application Updater Service, 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 OEConnection Application Updater Service.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 7 7%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.33%
Windows Vista 13.33%
Windows XP 13.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Windows 7 Professional 26.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.33%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.67%
Windows Vista Business 6.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 63.64%
Sony 9.09%
Lenovo 9.09%
Hewlett-Packard 9.09%
Gateway 9.09%
Common models
Sony VPCEH32FX 7.69%
MSI MS-7721 7.69%
LENOVO 5042A6U 7.69%
HPE-580t 7.69%
Gateway T5246 7.69%
Dell Vostro 220 Series 7.69%


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