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Should I remove Quark Update?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,151
United States Rank #14,567
Reach 0.0146%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.38 days
807.69 days >
Average installed length: 424.38 days


VersionDistribution 75.26% 10.10% 14.63%

Typically installed together

Quark Update


Quark Update is a program developed by Quark. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 10.17 MB (10,665,887 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 52% of users of Quark Update come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Quark\Quark Update\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{82154114-943B-4A6F-9B20-073C9573E93E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 10.17 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Quark Update

  • unzip32.dll (by Info-ZIP) - Info-ZIP's UnZip Windows DLL (Info-ZIP's UnZip DLL for Win32)
  • InstallerEngine.exe - QuarkInstallerEngine
  • QDownLoader.dll - QDownLoader

How do I remove Quark Update?

You can uninstall Quark 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 Quark 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 Quark Update.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.93%
Windows 10 26.04%
Windows XP 6.94%
Windows Vista 2.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.65%
Windows 7 Professional 20.49%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.63%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.94%
Windows 8.1 5.90%
Windows 10 Home 4.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.94%
  United Kingdom 12.78%
  Canada 5.28%
  RS 4.17%
  India 3.89%
  Greece 3.06%
  Turkey 1.94%
  Romania 1.67%
  France 1.39%
  BA 1.39%
  Ireland 1.11%
  Australia 0.83%
  Hong Kong 0.56%
  Vietnam 0.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.16%
Dell 25.00%
ASUS 10.47%
Acer 10.47%
Toshiba 8.14%
Lenovo 5.23%
Intel 2.91%
Samsung 2.33%
American Megatrends 1.16%
Common models
ASUSTeK U46E 2.50%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.50%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.50%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.50%
ASUSTeK N55SL 1.67%
Dell Inspiron N7010 1.67%


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