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VersionDistribution 100.00%

Update Detector

What is Update Detector?  (from Filepuma Team)

Update Detector is a free application from FilePuma.com that helps keep the software on your computer up-to-date. It was so light and only takes seconds to run. Update Detector works by scanning your computer for installed software, checking the versions and then send this information to Filepuma.com to see if there ar...  Read more


Update Detector is a software program developed by Filepuma Team. The primary executable is named UpdateDetector.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 5.28 MB (5,540,872 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 50% of users of Update Detector come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.filepuma.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\filepuma\update detector
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Filepuma\Update Detector\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 5.28 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Update Detector

Program executable:UpdateDetector.exe
Name:Update Detector
Path:C:\Program Files\filepuma\update detector\UpdateDetector.exe
Additional files:
  • languages.dll
  • UDInitialization.exe
  • UDTaskScheduler.exe (by Glarysoft) - Update Detector
  • uninst.exe
  • UpdateDetector.exe (by Glarysoft)

How do I remove Update Detector?

You can uninstall Update Detector 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 Update Detector, 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 Update Detector.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 40%
Uninstall it 27%
Keep it 73%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows XP 40.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 40.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  France 12.50%
  Australia 12.50%
  Malaysia 12.50%
  Hungary 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
American Megatrends 50.00%
Toshiba 25.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite P505D 33.33%
Gigabyte P31-ES3G 33.33%
ASUSTeK A7N8X-X 33.33%


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