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Should I remove OpenOffice Updater?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,707
United States Rank #17,832
Reach 0.0124%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.46 days
249.51 days >
Average installed length: 131.10 days


1.1.10 99.59%
1.0 0.41%

OpenOffice Updater


OpenOffice Updater is a software program developed by OpenOffice. The most common release is 1.1.10, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 786.93 KB (805,812 bytes). The installed file Updater.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 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 50% of users of OpenOffice Updater come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.openoffice-updater.de
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\openoffice updater
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\OpenOffice Updater\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 786.93 KB

Program filesFiles installed by OpenOffice Updater

  • Updater.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Updater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 3.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Updater.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'OpenOffice Updater' and executes as C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\OpenOffice Updater\Updater.exe.

How do I remove OpenOffice Updater?

You can uninstall OpenOffice 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program OpenOffice Updater, 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 OpenOffice Updater.

Win 10 78%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 77.55%
Windows 7 21.63%
Windows XP 0.41%
Windows Vista 0.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 53.88%
Windows 10 Pro 17.14%
Windows 7 Professional 10.20%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.80%
Windows 8.1 4.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.83% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 49.83%
  United States 42.52%
  Netherlands 3.65%
  Austria 1.00%
  Switzerland 1.00%
  France 1.00%
  Italy 0.66%
  Greece 0.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 26.47%
Hewlett-Packard 17.65%
Medion 16.18%
ASUS 10.29%
Lenovo 8.82%
Dell 6.62%
Samsung 2.21%
Toshiba 2.21%
Intel 1.47%
MSI 1.47%
Sahara 1.47%
Common models
HP HP Notebook 2.46%
Acer Aspire V5-591G 2.46%
ASUS All Series 2.46%
MEDION H81H3-EM2 2.46%
Acer Aspire ES1-731 1.64%


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