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9% remove it91% keep it
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2.1 6.67%
2.0 33.33%
1.3 20.00%
1.2 6.67%
1.1 33.33%

Stratasys Update Manager


Stratasys Update Manager is a software program developed by Stratasys. The most common release is 2.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The setup package generally installs about 23 files and is usually about 38.32 MB (40,184,713 bytes). The installed file StratasysUpdater.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 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 81% of users of Stratasys Update Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Stratasys.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Stratasys\Stratasys Updater\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{3951DD73-75E2-4958-82FB-9D8902AE19CD}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 38.32 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Stratasys Update Manager

  • StratasysUpdater.exe - Stratasys Update Manager
  • admindll.dll
  • insight.dll
  • ModelServer.dll - ModelSer Application
  • ModelServerTypes.dll
  • RemoteNotify.dll
  • spdqdll.dll
  • Ssys.Extensions.dll - Ssys.Extensions
  • Ssys.Insight.dll - Ssys.Insight
  • Ssys.Media3D.dll - Ssys.Media3D
  • Ssys.Printers.dll - Ssys.Printers
  • Ssys.ServiceLayer.dll - Ssys.ServiceLayer
  • Ssys.ServiceTypes.dll - Ssys.ServiceTypes
  • Ssys.Units.dll (by Microsoft) - Ssys.Units
  • SsysCore.dll - SsysCore
  • StatusFileTypes.dll
  • tcl84.dll (by ActiveState) - Tcl 8.4 for Windows (Tcl DLL)
  • tcldde12.dll
  • tclreg11.dll
  • tk84.dll (by ActiveState) - Tk 8.4 for Windows (Tk DLL)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • StratasysUpdater.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Stratasys Updater' (runs weekly).

How do I remove Stratasys Update Manager?

Quickly and completely remove Stratasys Update Manager from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Stratasys Update Manager 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 Stratasys Update Manager, 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 Stratasys Update Manager.

Win 8 60%
Win 7 (SP1) 40%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 60.00%
Windows 7 40.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 8.1 20.00%
Windows 10 Home 13.33%
Windows 7 Enterprise 13.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.65%
  Italy 6.45%
  Brazil 3.23%
  France 3.23%
  Romania 3.23%
  Poland 3.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.27%
Acer 18.18%
Lenovo 18.18%
Hewlett-Packard 18.18%
MSI 9.09%
ASUS 9.09%
Common models
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. GE60... 7.14%
LENOVO 20DM000VUS 7.14%
Dell Vostro 470 7.14%
ASUSTeK K52Je 7.14%
Acer Aspire V3-571G 7.14%
MSI MS-7850 7.14%


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