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PC Updater


PC Updater is a software program developed by Maximum Software. The primary executable is named pcupdater.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 9.35 MB (9,806,500 bytes). The installed file PCUpdater.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). While about 77% of users of PC Updater come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pcupdater.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PC Updater\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PC Updater\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 9.35 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PC Updater

Program executable:pcupdater.exe
Name:PC Updater
Path:C:\Program Files\pc updater\pcupdater.exe
Additional files:
  • Network.dll - PC Updater
  • difxapi.dll (by Microsoft) - Driver Install Frameworks API (DIFxAPI) (Driver Install Frameworks for API library module)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • unrar.dll (by Alexander Roshal) - RAR decompression library
  • update.dll (by Bjørnar Henden) - ISX Download DLL

How do I remove PC Updater?

Quickly and completely remove PC 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 PC 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 PC 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 PC Updater.

Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win 7 7%
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows Vista 28.57%
Windows XP 21.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.57%
Microsoft Windows XP 21.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.29%
Windows 7 Professional 7.14%
Windows Vista Business 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.67%
  Germany 3.33%
  Spain 3.33%
  Finland 3.33%
  Israel 3.33%
  Malaysia 3.33%
  New Zealand 3.33%
  Venezuela 3.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 16.67%
ASUS 16.67%
Gateway 8.33%
American Megatrends 8.33%
Common models
VIA VT8601 9.09%
HP-Pavilion NC896AA-ABA a... 9.09%
HP-Pavilion GX613AA-ABA a... 9.09%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1030 9.09%
Gateway E-4600 ... 9.09%
Dell Vostro 1500 9.09%


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