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Should I remove OMRON Automation Software Upgrade Utility?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #34,595
United States Rank #43,780
Reach 0.0035%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.25 days
95.96 days >
Average installed length: 50.42 days


VersionDistribution 1.45% 1.45% 2.90% 14.49% 24.64% 8.70% 4.35% 33.33% 5.80% 2.90%

Typically installed together

OMRON Automation Software Upgrade Utility

What is OMRON Automation Software Upgrade Utility?  (from Omron)

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OMRON Automation Software Upgrade Utility is a software program developed by Omron. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named AutoUpdate.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 1.03 MB (1,084,928 bytes). The installed file AutoUpdate.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 10. While about 26% of users of OMRON Automation Software Upgrade Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ia.omron.com/products/family/1605
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\OMRON\CX-One\Upgrade Utility\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\10\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{E1B0A1CB-515B-4950-8051-70859918AF24} /l1033 anything
Estimated size: 1.03 MB

Program filesFiles installed by OMRON Automation Software Upgrade Utility

Program executable:AutoUpdate.exe
Name:OMRONUpgrade Application
Path:C:\Program Files\OMRON\CX-One\Upgrade Utility\AutoUpdate.exe
Additional files:
  • AutoUpdate.exe - Omron Automation Software Upgrade Utility (UpgradeUtility)
  • UpgradeUtilityRes.dll - UpgradeUtilityRes

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • AutoUpdate.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named CX-One Upgrade Utility.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • AutoUpdate.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'CX-One Upgrade Utility' which loads as "C:\Program Files\OMRON\CX-One\Upgrade Utility\AutoUpdate.exe".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • AutoUpdate.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CX-One Upgrade Utility' which loads as "C:\Program Files\OMRON\CX-One\Upgrade Utility\AutoUpdate.exe" /START.

How do I remove OMRON Automation Software Upgrade Utility?

You can uninstall OMRON Automation Software Upgrade Utility 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 OMRON Automation Software Upgrade Utility, 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 OMRON Automation Software Upgrade Utility.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.42%
Windows 10 37.68%
Windows Vista 1.45%
Windows XP 1.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 31.88%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.94%
Windows 10 Pro 11.59%
Windows 10 Home 10.14%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.70%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.97%
  Italy 12.99%
  Spain 11.69%
  Singapore 7.79%
  Portugal 3.90%
  Japan 3.90%
  France 2.60%
  Mexico 2.60%
  Indonesia 2.60%
  Romania 2.60%
  United Kingdom 2.60%
  Slovenia 1.30%
  South Africa 1.30%
  Brazil 1.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.36%
Dell 24.24%
ASUS 15.15%
Lenovo 9.09%
Acer 7.58%
Toshiba 4.55%
American Megatrends 1.52%
Samsung 1.52%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.55%
HP HP ProBook 450 G3 3.03%
ASUSTeK X555LD 3.03%
Notebook W35xSS_370... 1.52%
LENOVO Lenovo H420 1.52%


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