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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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United States Rank #15,527
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2.3.22 1.03%
2.3.11 1.03%
2.3.8 1.03%
2.3.6 9.28%
2.3.4 5.15%
2.3.2 4.12%
2.2.8 10.31%
2.2.5 17.53%
2.2.2 17.53%
2.1.6 26.80%
2.1.4 6.19%

Software Upgrade Assistant


Software Upgrade Assistant is a program developed by Motorola Mobility. The most used version is 2.1.6, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 9 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 99% of users of Software Upgrade Assistant come from the United States, it is also popular in Greece and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.motorola.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Software Upgrade Assistant\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Software Upgrade Assistant\unins000.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by Software Upgrade Assistant

  • packager.dll
  • Software Upgrade Assistant.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

How do I remove Software Upgrade Assistant?

You can uninstall Software Upgrade Assistant 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 Upgrade Assistant, 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 Upgrade Assistant.

Win 10 74%
Win 7 (SP1) 26%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 74.23%
Windows 7 25.77%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 49.48%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.53%
Windows 8.1 10.31%
Windows 10 Pro 9.28%
Windows 7 Professional 5.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.81%
  Greece 0.60%
  India 0.60%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.11%
Dell 25.56%
Toshiba 13.33%
ASUS 10.00%
Acer 7.78%
Lenovo 5.56%
MSI 1.11%
Intel 1.11%
Alienware 1.11%
Common models
Dell XPS 8700 5.75%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.60%
Dell Inspiron 3558 2.30%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.30%
TOSHIBA Satellite Radius ... 2.30%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1067c 2.30%


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