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Should I remove Update for Funmoods?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #30,028
United States Rank #32,736
Reach 0.0048%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 30.91 days
911.99 days >
Average installed length: 479.18 days

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Update for Funmoods

What is Update for Funmoods?

Update for Funmoods is the update mechanism for the Install Core software which is an installer which bundles legitimate applications with offers for additional third party applications that may be unwanted by the user. Such third party applications 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 experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Update for Funmoods.
updatetask.exe (4f4805bdda70acdbc8b79747e382bfd3) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-140126 Win32:Delf-TPT [Trj]
Bkav FE W32.Clod85a.Trojan
Symantec 1/26/2014 rev. 1 WS.Reputation
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.26 TROJ_GEN.F47V0106
Update for Funmoods 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 Funmoods
URL: www.installcore.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\funmoods\updateproc
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Funmoods\UpdateProc\UpdateTask.exe /Uninstall

Program filesFiles installed by Update for Funmoods

Program executable:updatetask.exe (Malware detected)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UpdateTask.exe is scheduled as a task named 'At5' (runs weekly on Thursdays at 7:20 PM).

How do I remove Update for Funmoods?

You can uninstall Update for Funmoods 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 Funmoods, 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 Funmoods.
  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) 74%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 82.11%
Windows Vista 7.37%
Windows 10 6.32%
Windows XP 4.21%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.28%
Windows 7 Professional 18.09%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.32%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.26%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.51% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.51%
  Brazil 7.48%
  United Kingdom 5.61%
  India 5.61%
  Italy 4.67%
  Indonesia 3.74%
  Argentina 2.80%
  Netherlands 2.80%
  Canada 1.87%
  Iran 1.87%
  MA 1.87%
  Mexico 1.87%
  Poland 1.87%
  Portugal 1.87%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 32.26%
Hewlett-Packard 25.81%
Dell 22.58%
Samsung 4.84%
Lenovo 3.23%
ASUS 3.23%
Alienware 1.61%
American Megatrends 1.61%
Common models
Dell XPS 8300 2.33%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.33%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.33%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.16%
TOSHIBA Satellite U300 1.16%


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