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4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #13,451
Reach 0.0176%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.73 days
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Average installed length: 228.38 days


VersionDistribution 97.17% 2.43% 0.40%

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 8. 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?

Quickly and completely remove Update Notifier from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, 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: 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: 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 50.81%
Windows 8 18.15%
Windows XP 17.74%
Windows Vista 13.31%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.34%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.81%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.93%
Windows 7 Professional 9.31%
Windows 8.1 4.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.82%
  United Kingdom 7.54%
  Canada 5.57%
  France 4.92%
  Finland 4.26%
  Australia 2.62%
  Italy 2.62%
  Spain 2.30%
  Germany 1.97%
  Sweden 1.64%
  Netherlands 1.31%
  DK 1.31%
  Belgium 0.66%
  Switzerland 0.66%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.33%
Acer 12.67%
ASUS 6.67%
Intel 6.00%
Toshiba 5.33%
American Megatrends 2.00%
Sahara 2.00%
Samsung 2.00%
Alienware 1.33%
Lenovo 1.33%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 2.73%
Dell OptiPlex 9010 2.73%
Dell XPS 8300 1.82%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2P 1.82%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 1.82%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 1.82%


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