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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,406
United States Rank #20,514
Reach 0.0116%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.30 days
480.79 days >
Average installed length: 252.62 days


2.12.02 100.00%

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Razer Megalodon Firmware Updater

What is Razer Megalodon Firmware Updater?

Razer Megalodon Firmware 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.


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 Razer Megalodon Firmware Updater.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 5.34 MB (5,599,224 bytes). The installed file Razer Megalodon Firmware Updater.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.razerzone.com
Help link: www.razersupport.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Razer\Megalodon\Firmware Updater\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{C67A3F9D-E55D-4288-B4EC-1B9863EFB288}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.34 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Razer Megalodon Firmware Updater

Program executable:Razer Megalodon Firmware Updater.exe
Name:Razer Device Updater
Path:C:\Program Files\Razer\Megalodon\Firmware Updater\Razer Megalodon Firmware Updater.exe
Additional files:
  • Razer Megalodon Firmware Updater.exe - Razer Device Updater
  • CustomProgressBar.dll - SmoothProgressBar
  • DeviceDll.dll
  • EnaDeviceDll.dll
  • System.Core.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® .NET Framework (.NET Framework)
  • winusb.dll (by Microsoft) - Windows USB Driver User Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Razer Megalodon Firmware Updater.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{57B48933-57E9-46B0-AE10-C00A46112A9B}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Razer Megalodon Firmware Updater?

You can uninstall Razer Megalodon 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 Megalodon 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 Megalodon Firmware Updater.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.61%
Windows 10 28.95%
Windows XP 0.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.78%
Windows 7 Professional 14.60%
Windows 8.1 7.96%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.52%
Windows 10 Home 3.98%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.37%
  Australia 10.08%
  Germany 6.59%
  United Kingdom 4.65%
  Canada 4.26%
  Sweden 4.26%
  DK 3.49%
  Norway 3.49%
  France 3.10%
  Finland 2.71%
  Austria 1.55%
  Belgium 1.55%
  Switzerland 1.16%
  Estonia 1.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 28.42%
Acer 24.21%
Alienware 12.63%
Hewlett-Packard 5.26%
Intel 5.26%
Dell 4.21%
Lenovo 3.16%
MSI 3.16%
American Megatrends 2.11%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.47%
Alienware Alienware 17 3.39%
MSI MS-7821 2.54%
ASUSTeK G74Sx 2.54%
Alienware Aurora-R4 2.54%
Alienware Aurora-R3 1.69%

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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