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Should I remove RadarSync PC Updater 2015?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
73% remove it27% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #36,014
United States Rank #44,274
Reach 0.0032%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.22 days
124.60 days >
Average installed length: 65.47 days


VersionDistribution 17.46% 82.54%

RadarSync PC Updater 2015

What is RadarSync PC Updater 2015?  (from RadarSync Ltd)

Keeps your computer running at full performance. This software will take care of it all for you. Gives you peace of mind. Updating drivers can be tricky, but with pre-scan system restore setting and backup, and VIP tech support, there's no need to worry. Drivers need to be regularly updated for optimal performance.


RadarSync PC Updater 2015 is a program developed by RadarSync Ltd. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up (this is typically done to avoid any UAC prompts). 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 main program executable is pcupdater.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 16.05 MB (16,833,783 bytes). pcupdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 46% of users of RadarSync PC Updater 2015 come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.
  • Starts automatically

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.radarsync.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\RadarSync\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\RadarSync\unins000.exe" /silent
Estimated size: 16.05 MB

Program filesFiles installed by RadarSync PC Updater 2015

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)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • pcupdater.exe is scheduled as a task named 'pcupdater_UPDATES' (runs weekly on Wednesdays at 19:18).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • pcupdater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named pcupdaterRunAtStartup.

How do I remove RadarSync PC Updater 2015?

You can uninstall RadarSync PC Updater 2015 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 2015, 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 2015.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 10 46%
Win 7 2%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 73%
Keep it 27%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 46.03%
Windows 7 44.44%
Windows XP 9.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.57%
Windows 8.1 17.46%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.52%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.52%
Windows 10 Pro 6.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.83% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 45.83%
  United States 27.78%
  United Kingdom 4.17%
  Saudi Arabia 2.78%
  MA 1.39%
  Singapore 1.39%
  PS 1.39%
  Norway 1.39%
  Australia 1.39%
  India 1.39%
  Sweden 1.39%
  Austria 1.39%
  Indonesia 1.39%
  Japan 1.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.19%
Acer 19.05%
Lenovo 11.90%
ASUS 9.52%
Dell 9.52%
American Megatrends 7.14%
Medion 4.76%
Compaq 2.38%
Common models
Gateway NE56R 3.70%
HP Pavilion dm3 Notebook ... 3.70%
ZOTAC ZBOX-OI520 1.85%
TOSHIBA Satellite U500 1.85%
TOSHIBA Satellite P870 1.85%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 1.85%

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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