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Should I remove RadarSync PC Updater 2013?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
54% remove it46% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #29,416
United States Rank #26,271
Reach 0.0050%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.61 days
313.06 days >
Average installed length: 164.49 days


VersionDistribution 42.86% 3.06% 10.20% 31.63% 1.02% 6.12% 5.10%

RadarSync PC Updater 2013

What is RadarSync PC Updater 2013?

RadarSync PC Updater is the software update program that runs with Windows in the background and checks for updates, and automatically downloads and installs them if found based on the user's settings. The program can be configured by the user for maintaining a schedule for when to check the remote server for periodic software updates. If it finds an item to download, it will download and install the new update.


The most common release is, 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. 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 primary executable is named pcupdater.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 15.9 MB (16,671,677 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.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.radarsync.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\RadarSync\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\RadarSync\unins000.exe" /silent
Estimated size: 15.9 MB

Program filesFiles installed by RadarSync PC Updater 2013

Program executable:pcupdater.exe
Name:PC Updater
Path:C:\Program Files\radarsync\pcupdater.exe
Additional files:
  • beforeuninstall.exe - RadarSync PC Updater (PC Updater - Uninstall Helper)
  • isxdl.dll (by Bjørnar Henden) - ISX Download DLL
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • pcupdater.exe is scheduled as a task named 'pcupdater' (runs weekly on Mondays at 12:53).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • pcupdater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named pcupdaterRunAtStartup.
Startup File (User Run)
  • pcupdater.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PC Updater' and executes as C:\Program Files\RadarSync\pcupdater.exe.

How do I remove RadarSync PC Updater 2013?

You can uninstall RadarSync PC Updater 2013 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 RadarSync PC Updater 2013, 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 RadarSync PC Updater 2013.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win XP 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 54%
Keep it 46%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.33%
Windows 10 19.39%
Windows XP 9.18%
Windows Vista 5.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.57%
Windows 7 Professional 22.45%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.18%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.10%
Windows 8 4.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.43%
  Germany 11.11%
  DK 4.27%
  Hungary 3.42%
  Canada 2.56%
  United Kingdom 2.56%
  Norway 1.71%
  Finland 1.71%
  Australia 1.71%
  India 1.71%
  Poland 1.71%
  Italy 1.71%
  South Africa 0.85%
  TN 0.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 31.51%
Dell 24.66%
Hewlett-Packard 20.55%
ASUS 6.85%
Toshiba 5.48%
American Megatrends 2.74%
Lenovo 2.74%
Packard Bell 1.37%
Sony 1.37%
Intel 1.37%
Alienware 1.37%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.44%
HP Z210 Workstation 2.44%
Acer Veriton M2611G 2.44%
Acer Aspire V3-531 1.22%
Acer Aspire 8950G 1.22%

About (from RadarSync Ltd)

RadarSync is a world leader in PC update and data aggregation technologies.
Publisher URL: www.radarsync.com


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