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Should I remove Update for Foxtab?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
79% remove it21% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #36,492
United States Rank #40,085
Reach 0.0031%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 76.04 days
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Average installed length: 486.69 days

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Update for Foxtab

What is Update for Foxtab?

Update for Foxtab uses the Install Core download Manager. Install Core Click run software is an installer which bundles applications with offers for additional third party programs that may be unwanted by the user incuding toolbars and browser extensions. Such third party programs are typically installed onto users’ computers by default, but may include an option to ‘opt-out’ during or after the installation process.


A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is updatetask.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 1 files.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The wisdom of the crowd agrees, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Update for Foxtab.
updatetask.exe (5e2d8410c7ea1c35cb935ab4fc8915e5) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.DealPly.40
ESET-NOD32 8.9491 a variant of Win32/DealPly.O
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.63 TROJ_GEN.F47V0214
Update for Foxtab 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

Displayed publisher: Update for Foxtab
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\foxtab\updateproc
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\FoxTab\UpdateProc\UpdateTask.exe /Uninstall

Program filesFiles installed by Update for Foxtab

Program executable:updatetask.exe (Malware detected)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UpdateTask.exe is scheduled as a task named 'FoxTab' (runs daily at 23:48).

How do I remove Update for Foxtab?

You can uninstall Update for Foxtab 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 for Foxtab, 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 for Foxtab.
  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) 62%
Win Vista (SP1) 3%
Uninstall it 79%
Keep it 21%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.61%
Windows XP 6.56%
Windows 10 6.56%
Windows Vista 3.28%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.31%
Windows 7 Professional 13.11%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.56%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.92%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.28%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.33%
  India 10.14%
  Brazil 5.80%
  Greece 5.80%
  Italy 5.80%
  Argentina 4.35%
  United Kingdom 4.35%
  Netherlands 4.35%
  Spain 2.90%
  Japan 2.90%
  Sweden 2.90%
  Australia 1.45%
  Belgium 1.45%
  Chile 1.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.71%
Dell 24.39%
Acer 19.51%
ASUS 7.32%
Lenovo 4.88%
Gateway 2.44%
American Megatrends 2.44%
Intel 2.44%
Compaq 2.44%
Alienware 2.44%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1545 4.17%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro U40... 2.08%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 2.08%
Sony VPCEB23FM 2.08%
Sony VGN-NW21EF_S 2.08%


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