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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Synapse Update

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Synapse Update is a software program developed by Synapse Audio Software. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named SelfUpdate.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 1.86 MB (1,946,464 bytes). The installed file Synapse Update.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 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 55% of users of Synapse Update come from France, it is also popular in the United States and Norway.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.synapse-fr.com
Help link: www.synapse-fr.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Synapse Developpement\Synapse Update
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{4D8E6D94-7E0A-4314-8D32-EF79431F1C7C}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x040c -uninst -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.86 MB
Language: French (France)

Program filesFiles installed by Synapse Update

Program executable:SelfUpdate.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Synapse Developpement\Synapse Update\SelfUpdate.exe
Additional files:
  • Synapse Update.exe - Synapse Update (Mise à jour des logiciels Synapse)
  • SelfUpdate.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Synapse Update.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Synapse Update' (runs weekly on Mondays at 10:00).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Synapse Update.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SynapseUpdate' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Synapse Developpement\Synapse Update\Synapse Update.exe".

How do I remove Synapse Update?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win 7 2%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.57%
Windows 10 42.86%
Windows Vista 3.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.43%
Windows 7 Professional 16.07%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro 12.50%
Windows 8.1 10.71%
Windows 10 Home 5.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.69% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 54.69%
  United States 20.31%
  Norway 4.69%
  Belgium 3.13%
  Canada 3.13%
  DZ 3.13%
  BF 1.56%
  Switzerland 1.56%
  CM 1.56%
  United Kingdom 1.56%
  GF 1.56%
  Hungary 1.56%
  MA 1.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Acer 30.77%
Dell 12.82%
Lenovo 10.26%
Medion 2.56%
Apple 2.56%
Alienware 2.56%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.44%
HP G62 Notebook PC 4.44%
Unknow Unknow 2.22%
TOSHIBA Qosmio F60 2.22%
Packard Bell CN-IMDS2870 2.22%

About (from Synapse Audio Software)

Synapse Audio Software has created software for professional music producers since 2000.
Publisher URL: www.synapse-audio.com


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