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Should I remove Schneider Electric Software Update?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,642
United States Rank #30,803
Reach 0.0061%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 186.09 days
977.60 days >
Average installed length: 513.66 days


2.1.2 8.26%
2.0.2 6.61%
1.3.1 14.88%
1.3.0 10.74%
1.2.0 22.31%
1.1.0 32.23%
1.0.13 4.96%

Schneider Electric Software Update


Schneider Electric Software Update is a software program developed by Schneider Electric. The most common release is 1.1.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named SoftwareUpdate.exe. The setup package generally installs about 38 files and is usually about 2.21 MB (2,320,276 bytes). The installed file SoftwareUpdate.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 30% of users of Schneider Electric Software Update come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.schneider-electric.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Schneider Electric\Schneider Electric Software Update\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{553824E4-7DC6-40DA-8CFE-CEC1BB6E5A3C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Schneider Electric Software Update

Program executable:SoftwareUpdate.exe
Name:Schneider Electric Software Update
Executable for Schneider Electric Software Update
Path:C:\Program Files\Schneider Electric\Schneider Electric Software Update\SoftwareUpdate.exe
Additional files:
  • IdManager.dll - Schneider Electric Software Update (IdManager for Schneider Electric Software Update)
  • SesuBrick.dll - Brick for Schneider Electric Software Update
  • SesuContracts.dll - Contracts for Schneider Electric Software Update
  • SesuDataCollectorBrick.dll - DataCollectorBrick for Schneider Electric Software Update
  • SesuUtilities.dll - Utilities for Schneider Electric Software Update
  • SoftwareUpdate.exe - Executable for Schneider Electric Software Update
  • UpdateManager.dll - UpdateManager for Schneider Electric Software Update
  • SEServerActBrick.dll - SrvActBrickDotNetWrapper
  • SUSchedl.exe - SoftwareUpdateScheduler
  • SEActBrick.dll - ActBrickDotNetWrapper
  • ActBrick.dll - Activation Brick
  • SrvActBrick.dll
  • LiveUpdateClient.exe - Software Update
  • BrandIdentity.dll - BrandIdentity
  • SchneiderCETStyle.dll - CET Bricks (Schneider CET Style)
  • liveupdatesettings.exe - LiveUpdateSettings
  • liveupdatesettings.resources.dll
  • liveupdateclient.resources.dll
  • schneidercetstyle.resources.dll
  • Interop.MVSNClient11Lib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'MVSNClient11Lib'.

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • SoftwareUpdate.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SESU' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Schneider Electric\Schneider Electric Software Update\SoftwareUpdate.exe" "hidden".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SUSchedl.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SESoftwareUpdateScheduler' which loads as C:\Program Files\Schneider Electric\Schneider Electric Software Update\SUSchedl.exe.

How do I remove Schneider Electric Software Update?

You can uninstall Schneider Electric Software Update 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 Schneider Electric Software Update, 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 Schneider Electric Software Update.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.98%
Windows 10 29.75%
Windows XP 8.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 34.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.83%
Windows 10 Pro 10.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.33%
Windows 10 Home 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.71%
  France 17.39%
  Italy 5.80%
  Spain 4.35%
  India 3.62%
  Romania 3.62%
  Canada 2.90%
  MA 2.17%
  South Africa 2.17%
  Belgium 2.17%
  Portugal 2.17%
  Germany 2.17%
  Brazil 1.45%
  Norway 1.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.90%
Dell 24.74%
Lenovo 15.46%
Acer 12.37%
ASUS 9.28%
Toshiba 6.19%
Sony 1.03%
American Megatrends 1.03%
Common models
Dell Precision M6600 2.80%
HP ProBook 4530s 2.80%
LENOVO 24296JG 1.87%
ASUSTeK X750JB 1.87%
Dell Latitude E6520 1.87%


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