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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #15,469
Reach 0.0135%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.67 days
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Average installed length: 211.95 days


VersionDistribution 97.38% 2.25% 0.37%

Update Notifier

What is Update Notifier?  (from CleanSofts.org)

The Update Notifier is a small utility that scans your computer for installed software and displays a list of updates. Most of the time having the latest version of a software is a good thing. Usually software updates add new features, which makes the software more usefull. Also with every update a software becomes mor...  Read more


Update Notifier is a program developed by CleanSofts.org. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is updatenotifier.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 1.02 MB (1,064,832 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 51% of users of Update Notifier come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.CleanSofts.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Update Notifier
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Update Notifier\updatenotifier.exe" --uninstall
Estimated size: 1.02 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Update Notifier

Program executable:updatenotifier.exe
Name:Update Notifier
Path:C:\Program Files\update notifier\updatenotifier.exe

How do I remove Update Notifier?

You can uninstall Update Notifier 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 Notifier, 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 Notifier.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.12%
Windows 10 20.90%
Windows XP 15.67%
Windows Vista 12.31%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.52%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.97%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.27%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.27%
Windows 7 Professional 9.13%
Windows 8.1 4.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.23%
  United Kingdom 7.36%
  Canada 5.21%
  France 4.60%
  Finland 4.60%
  Australia 2.76%
  Spain 2.45%
  Italy 2.45%
  Germany 2.15%
  Sweden 1.84%
  Netherlands 1.53%
  DK 1.23%
  Switzerland 0.61%
  Russia 0.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.78%
Hewlett-Packard 27.16%
Acer 11.73%
ASUS 7.41%
Intel 5.56%
Toshiba 4.94%
Sahara 1.85%
Samsung 1.85%
American Megatrends 1.23%
Alienware 1.23%
Lenovo 1.23%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 545 2.68%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.68%
Dell OptiPlex 9010 2.68%
Dell XPS 8300 1.79%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2P 1.79%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 1.79%


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