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What percent of users and experts removed it?
74% remove it26% keep it
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0004%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.85 days
81.44 days >
Average installed length: 42.79 days


150.14.26 14.29%
15.14.26 57.14%
15.14.25 14.29%
15.14.23 14.29%

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SimpleFiles Update Service

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What is SimpleFiles Update Service?  (from Blisbury LLP)

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SimpleFiles Update Service is a software program developed by Blisbury LLP. The most common release is 15.14.26, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up (this is typically done to avoid any UAC prompts). The programs's main executable is SimpleFilesUpdater.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 6.93 MB of memory. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 4.28 MB (4,489,256 bytes). 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 64% of users of SimpleFiles Update Service come from the United States, it is also popular in France and India.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: http://simple-files.com
URL: simple-files.com
Help link: simple-files.com/faq
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SimpleFilesUpdater\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\SimpleFilesUpdater\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 4.28 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SimpleFiles Update Service

Program executable:SimpleFilesUpdater.exe
Name:SimpleFiles Application
SimpleFiles Updater Application
Path:C:\Program Files\SimpleFilesUpdater\SimpleFilesUpdater.exe
  • Uninstall.exe (by Technology Island) - SimpleFiles Installer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • SimpleFilesUpdater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Update Service SimpleFiles.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:6.93 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000534187%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00003953%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001388%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:18,788
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove SimpleFiles Update Service?

Quickly and completely remove SimpleFiles Update Service from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall SimpleFiles Update Service 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 SimpleFiles Update Service, 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 SimpleFiles Update Service.
  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.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win 10 29%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 74%
Keep it 26%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.43%
Windows 10 28.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Starter 16.67%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%
Windows 8 Enterprise 16.67%
Windows 7 Enterprise 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.64%
  France 9.09%
  India 9.09%
  Ireland 9.09%
  Italy 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 66.67%
ASUS 16.67%
Acer 16.67%
Common models
HP-Pavilion RR500AA-ABU s... 20.00%
HP EliteBook 2760p 20.00%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 20.00%
ASUSTeK K55VD 20.00%
Acer Aspire one 20.00%


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