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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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United States Rank #47,128
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1.16.00 89.80%
1.15.01 10.20%

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Razer Imperator Firmware Updater


Razer Imperator Firmware Updater is a program developed by Razer USA. The most used version is 1.16.00, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is MouseUpdater.exe. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 10.2 MB (10,692,061 bytes). MouseUpdater.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 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 31% of users of Razer Imperator Firmware Updater come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.razerzone.com
Help link: www.razersupport.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Razer\Imperator\Firmware Updater\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{D9292112-253F-438D-B1AB-432E5A1FE1B5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 10.2 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Razer Imperator Firmware Updater

Program executable:MouseUpdater.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Razer\Imperator\Firmware Updater\MouseUpdater.exe
Additional files:
  • MouseUpdater.exe - MouseUpdater
  • SmoothProgressBar.dll (by cc) - SmoothProgressBar
  • CyUSB.dll (by Cypress Semiconductor) - CySuiteUSB (.NET Interface to CyUSB.sys driver - Release 3.4)
  • FslWinusb_v2.dll (by Freescale) - FslWinusb
  • System.Core.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® .NET Framework (.NET Framework)

How do I remove Razer Imperator Firmware Updater?

You can uninstall Razer Imperator 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 Imperator 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 Imperator Firmware Updater.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.51%
Windows 10 22.45%
Windows Vista 2.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.73%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.45%
Windows 7 Professional 10.20%
Windows 8 Pro 6.12%
Windows 10 Home 4.08%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.77% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.77%
  France 15.38%
  United Kingdom 13.46%
  Germany 5.77%
  Austria 3.85%
  Italy 3.85%
  Portugal 3.85%
  Sweden 3.85%
  Australia 1.92%
  Belgium 1.92%
  DK 1.92%
  Croatia 1.92%
  Japan 1.92%
  Luxembourg 1.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 17.14%
ASUS 14.29%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
Acer 11.43%
Intel 8.57%
Toshiba 5.71%
Alienware 5.71%
Samsung 2.86%
Sahara 2.86%
American Megatrends 2.86%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 3.85%
MouseComputer/D8 H116KV 3.85%
HP-Pavilion NQ808AA-ABU s... 3.85%
HP ENVY dv6 Notebook PC 3.85%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 3.85%

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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