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Should I remove Orange update?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,226
United States Rank #10,046
Reach 0.1772%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.65 days
314.19 days >
Average installed length: 165.08 days


VersionDistribution 0.09% 0.03% 0.52% 5.41% 0.11% 0.66% 10.31% 6.76% 0.40% 16.63% 9.82% 0.74% 2.75% 9.59% 15.03% 9.28% 2.09% 0.49% 6.38% 1.75% 1.12% 0.06%

Orange update


Orange update is a software program developed by Orange. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 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 ouupdatemanager.exe. The setup package generally installs about 20 files and is usually about 14.53 MB (15,235,646 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. 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 85% of users of Orange update come from France, it is also popular in the United States and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: assistance.orange.fr
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Orange\OrangeUpdate\Manager
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Orange\OrangeUpdate\Manager\GUIuninstaller.exe"
Estimated size: 14.53 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Orange update

Program executable:ouupdatemanager.exe
Orange [email protected]
Path:C:\Program Files\orange\orangeupdate\manager\ouupdatemanager.exe
Additional files:
  • GUIuninstaller.exe - OrangeUpdateManager
  • OUNotification.exe - OUNotification (Orange [email protected])
  • libiconv2.dll (by GNU ) - LibIconv (LibIconv: convert between character encodings)
  • libintl3.dll (by GNU ) - GetText (GetText: library and tools for native language support)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • JSONClient.dll
  • Tracer.dll
  • Util.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • JSONClient.dll is scheduled as a task with the class '{BD304882-95D4-4E9B-963B-6A0807506E5C}' (runs on registration).
  • OUUpdateManager.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F5E85362-42DD-4E11-A06A-1AA8E33DFABC}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • OUUpdateManager.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Orange\OrangeUpdate\Manager\OUUpdateManager.exe'.

How do I remove Orange update?

You can uninstall Orange 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 Orange 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 Orange update.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.37%
Windows 10 29.54%
Windows Vista 12.71%
Windows XP 7.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.33%
Windows 10 Home 16.71%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.06%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.17%
Windows 8.1 6.33%
Windows 7 Professional 5.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.27% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 85.27%
  United States 10.45%
  Germany 1.21%
  United Kingdom 1.18%
  GP 0.26%
  BG 0.23%
  RE 0.20%
  Spain 0.17%
  GF 0.12%
  Netherlands 0.12%
  Belgium 0.09%
  YT 0.09%
  MQ 0.06%
  Sweden 0.06%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.38%
Acer 23.83%
ASUS 16.20%
Dell 8.27%
Toshiba 7.78%
Samsung 3.79%
American Megatrends 2.56%
Lenovo 1.23%
Packard Bell 1.13%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 8.06%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.62%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.09%
ASUS All Series 3.55%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.58%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.04%


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