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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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United States Rank #48,801
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1.08.02 54.05%
1.07.00 13.51%
1.05.01 32.43%

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Razer BlackWidow Firmware Updater


Razer BlackWidow Firmware Updater is a software program developed by Razer USA. The most common release is 1.08.02, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named DeviceUpdater.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 9.79 MB (10,268,541 bytes). The installed file DeviceUpdater.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 10. While about 47% of users of Razer BlackWidow Firmware Updater come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.razersupport.com
Help link: www.razerzone.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Razer\BlackWidow\Firmware Updater\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{79430CBD-A60C-45F1-AA5B-5A9BE41F7396}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 9.79 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Razer BlackWidow Firmware Updater

Program executable:DeviceUpdater.exe
Name:Razer Device Updater
Path:C:\Program Files\Razer\BlackWidow\Firmware Updater\DeviceUpdater.exe
Additional files:
  • DeviceDll.dll - DeviceDll Dynamic Link Library
  • DeviceUpdater.exe - Razer Device Updater
  • CustomProgressBar.dll - Custom Progress Bar
  • System.Core.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® .NET Framework (.NET Framework)

How do I remove Razer BlackWidow Firmware Updater?

You can uninstall Razer BlackWidow Firmware 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Razer BlackWidow Firmware Updater, 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 Razer BlackWidow Firmware Updater.

Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win 7 5%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 81.08%
Windows 10 18.92%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 35.14%
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.73%
Windows 10 Pro 8.11%
Windows 7 Professional 8.11%
Windows 7 Enterprise 8.11%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 2.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.17%
  Canada 13.21%
  United Kingdom 13.21%
  Australia 11.32%
  Sweden 3.77%
  France 1.89%
  Switzerland 1.89%
  Mexico 1.89%
  Netherlands 1.89%
  Ireland 1.89%
  Malaysia 1.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 17.39%
Dell 13.04%
Acer 13.04%
Alienware 13.04%
ASUS 13.04%
Apple 4.35%
American Megatrends 4.35%
Sony 4.35%
MSI 4.35%
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HP Compaq dc5850 Small Fo... 5.26%

About Razer USA

Razer is a computer peripherals manufacturer specializing in products marketed to gamers whose products are generally targeted at gamers.
Publisher URL: www.razerzone.com


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