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Should I remove Software Update Wizard Redist?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,970
United States Rank #21,367
Reach 0.0091%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.19 days
212.20 days >
Average installed length: 111.49 days


4.5 100.00%

Software Update Wizard Redist 4.5

What is Software Update Wizard Redist?

Software Update Wizard is the updater program which runs with Windows (in the background as a service) and automatically starts up when your computer boots. It checks for updates and automatically downloads and installs them if found based on the user's settings.


The primary executable is named webupdatesvc4.exe.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.PowerProgrammer.co.uk
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\System32\wuwuninst.exe

Program filesFiles installed by Software Update Wizard Redist 4.5

Program executable:webupdatesvc4.exe
Name:Web Update Wizard V4.x
Software Update Wizard Service (V4.x)
Signed by:Data Perceptions
Software Update Wizard Service (V4.x) is the software updater program which runs in the background of Windows and automatically starts up when your PC boots. It checks for software udpates and automatically downloads and installs them if...

How do I remove Software Update Wizard Redist?

You can uninstall Software Update Wizard Redist 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 Software Update Wizard (Redist) 4.5, 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 Software Update Wizard Redist.

Win 7 (SP1) 45%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.19%
Windows XP 16.76%
Windows Vista 15.08%
Windows 10 13.97%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.71%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.14%
Windows 7 Professional 14.86%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.86%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.71%
Windows 10 Pro 4.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.19%
  DZ 6.57%
  Germany 4.23%
  Canada 4.23%
  United Kingdom 4.23%
  Italy 3.76%
  Egypt 3.29%
  France 2.82%
  Sweden 2.35%
  MA 1.88%
  Netherlands 1.88%
  Belgium 1.41%
  Australia 1.41%
  Russia 1.41%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 34.21%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Acer 11.40%
Intel 6.14%
Toshiba 3.51%
Lenovo 2.63%
American Megatrends 1.75%
ASUS 1.75%
Sony 0.88%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.80%
ASUS All Series 1.87%
Dell Inspiron 531s 1.87%
Dell Latitude D630 1.87%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 1.87%
Dell OptiPlex 380 1.87%


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