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Should I remove Uninstall Helper?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
82% remove it18% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,603
United States Rank #2,690
Reach 0.1139%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 34.32 days
1012.53 days >
Average installed length: 532.01 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

Uninstall Helper

What is Uninstall Helper?

Uninstall Helper is part of the InstallX (formerly W3i, LLC) InstallIQ bundleware application designed to monitor and keep W3i installed applications up to date. Uninstall Helper is included as an option with all W3i InstallIQ installations. Uninstall Helper the software updater program which runs in the background of Windows and automatically starts up when your PC boots.

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The primary executable is named UninstallHelper.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 1 files and is usually about 902.22 KB (923,871 bytes).
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Uninstall Helper 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: www.installiqlearnmore.com/installiq_updater_help.html
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\W3i\UninstallHelper\
Uninstaller: msiexec.exe /x {82BF2C5E-79A7-4A13-B508-D5E64A5B141E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 902.22 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Uninstall Helper

Program executable:UninstallHelper.exe
Name:Uninstall Helper
Path:C:\Program Files\W3i\UninstallHelper\UninstallHelper.exe
  • UninstallHelper.exe - Uninstall Helper

How do I remove Uninstall Helper?

You can uninstall Uninstall Helper 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 Uninstall Helper, 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 Uninstall Helper.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 82%
Keep it 18%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.04%
Windows 10 22.06%
Windows Vista 7.56%
Windows XP 5.29%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.83%
Windows 7 Professional 10.87%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.98%
Windows 8.1 9.49%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.86%
Windows 8 5.46%

Distribution by countryGeography

79.35% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 79.35%
  United Kingdom 1.71%
  Canada 1.62%
  Australia 1.10%
  Belgium 1.10%
  MA 1.07%
  Germany 0.98%
  Italy 0.70%
  India 0.61%
  Netherlands 0.61%
  DZ 0.52%
  Saudi Arabia 0.43%
  Greece 0.40%
  Japan 0.40%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.52%
Dell 26.20%
Acer 12.47%
Toshiba 9.07%
ASUS 5.54%
Samsung 2.90%
Lenovo 2.52%
Intel 1.32%
MSI 0.57%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 7.15%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.11%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.96%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.82%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.67%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.34%


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