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Should I remove Search Guard Plus Updater My Tattoons?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #38,936
United States Rank #36,295
Reach 0.0029%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.95 days
352.66 days >
Average installed length: 185.30 days


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Search Guard Plus Updater My Tattoons

What is Search Guard Plus Updater My Tattoons?

Search Guard Plus 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.

About  (from Make The Web Better)

Search Guard Plus and its affiliated product, the Search Guard Plus Updater (collectively, "Search Guard Plus"), provide you with an added level of online security. For browsers other then IE 8, Search Guard Plus alerts you if a third-party is attempting to change your default search provider. For IE 8 browsers, Search...  Read more


Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is sgpUpdater.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 1.06 MB (1,111,780 bytes). sgpUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Starts automatically
  • Installed as part of a co-bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Search Guard Plus Updater My Tattoons.
sgpUpdater.exe (51c81e3c5cfc8ef2226a258f08b0b58a) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Sophos 4.80 Make The Web Better
ViRobot 2011.4.7.4223 Adware.SearchGuardPlus.307584
Search Guard Plus Updater My Tattoons has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.searchguardplus.com/Uninstall.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\search guard plusu
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Search Guard PlusU\uninstalSGPU.exe
Estimated size: 1.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Search Guard Plus Updater My Tattoons

Program executable:sgpUpdater.exe (Malware detected)
TODO: <File description>
Path:C:\Program Files\search guard plusu\sgpUpdater.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstalSGPU.exe - uninstal Application
  • (Malware detected) sgpUpdater.exe
  • sgpUpdaters.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • sgpUpdaters.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SearchGuardPlusUpdater.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • sgpUpdaters.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SGPUpdater' which loads as C:\Program Files\Search Guard PlusU\sgpUpdaters.exe.

How do I remove Search Guard Plus Updater My Tattoons?

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Or, you can uninstall Search Guard Plus Updater My Tattoons 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Search Guard Plus Updater (My Tattoons), click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Search Guard Plus Updater My Tattoons.
  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.
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Win Vista (SP2) 65%
Win XP 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 70.00%
Windows 7 15.00%
Windows XP 15.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 55.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.00%
Windows Vista Home Basic 15.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.50%
  Canada 12.50%
  Brazil 6.25%
  Italy 6.25%
  DK 4.17%
  Spain 4.17%
  United Kingdom 4.17%
  Greece 4.17%
  Mexico 4.17%
  DZ 2.08%
  Egypt 2.08%
  Finland 2.08%
  France 2.08%
  Israel 2.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.29%
Toshiba 14.71%
Acer 14.71%
Dell 11.76%
Sony 8.82%
Gateway 2.94%
Lenovo 2.94%
Intel 2.94%
American Megatrends 2.94%
ASUS 2.94%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 5.88%
Dell Inspiron 537s 5.88%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.94%
CCE X20II Series 2.94%
ASUSTeK G50VT 2.94%
Acer Aspire 5920 2.94%


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