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Update Detector

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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 program developed by Filepuma Team. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. The main program executable is updatedetector.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 4.87 MB (5,109,360 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 65% of users of Update Detector come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

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: 4.87 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:
  • UDTaskScheduler.exe - Update Detector
  • languages.dll
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • UpdateDetector.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named UpdateDetector.

How do I remove Update Detector?

Quickly and completely remove Update Detector from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, 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: 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: 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) 73%
Win XP 1%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.58%
Windows Vista 12.79%
Windows XP 9.30%
Windows 10 2.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.76%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.59%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.41%
Windows 7 Professional 8.24%
Windows 7 Starter 1.18%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.96%
  Germany 5.98%
  Italy 4.27%
  Hungary 3.42%
  Chile 1.71%
  Spain 1.71%
  DK 1.71%
  Canada 1.71%
  LY 0.85%
  Slovenia 0.85%
  France 0.85%
  Switzerland 0.85%
  RS 0.85%
  Australia 0.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 43.28%
Dell 23.88%
Toshiba 10.45%
Acer 7.46%
ASUS 2.99%
Lenovo 2.99%
NEC 1.49%
Intel 1.49%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.19%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.90%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 2.60%
Dell OptiPlex 790 2.60%
TOSHIBA Satellite L455 2.60%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 2.60%


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