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Should I remove The Idle-Crawler Updater?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
56% remove it44% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #43,106
United States Rank #28,124
Reach 0.0021%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.16 days
565.37 days >
Average installed length: 297.06 days


VersionDistribution 17.07% 4.88% 78.05%

The Idle-Crawler Updater

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What is The Idle-Crawler Updater?  (from web research foundation)

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The Idle-Crawler Updater is a software program developed by web research foundation. The most common release is, 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. 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 34 files and is usually about 42.48 MB (44,539,438 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 83% of users of The Idle-Crawler Updater come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Russia.
The Idle-Crawler Updater has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: idlecrawler.com
Help link: IdleCrawler.com/help
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Idle-Crawler
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\IDLE-C~1\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 42.48 MB

Program filesFiles installed by The Idle-Crawler Updater

  • uninstall.exe - Idle-Crawler (Setup Application)
  • Idle-Crawler.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Idle-Crawler.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Idle-Crawler Update' (runs when idle).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Idle-Crawler.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Idle-Crawler Runner.

How do I remove The Idle-Crawler Updater?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win 10 32%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 56%
Keep it 44%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.29%
Windows 10 31.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.78%
Windows 8.1 14.63%
Windows 8 9.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.76%
Windows 7 Professional 7.32%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 82.54%
  United Kingdom 12.70%
  Russia 1.59%
  Iran 1.59%
  Turkey 1.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.68%
Acer 23.68%
Hewlett-Packard 18.42%
Lenovo 10.53%
Samsung 5.26%
Toshiba 5.26%
Sony 2.63%
Intel 2.63%
Gateway 2.63%
Common models
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 5.26%
MSI MS-7821 2.63%
LENOVO 2568 2.63%
Gigabyte H61M-S2V-B3 2.63%
Gateway GT5648E 2.63%


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