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Should I remove Update for Mipony Download Accelerator?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0006%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 147.07 days
464.32 days >
Average installed length: 243.96 days

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Update for Mipony Download Accelerator

What is Update for Mipony Download Accelerator?

Warning, this is not associated with Mipony. This installer/uninstaller is a bundler of potentially unwanted software using the ironSouce InstallCore download manager. This download manager will offer additional software during installation including adware and ad-supported web browser extensions. The software will include an uninstaller that will be available in Add/Remove programs but will not completely uninstall all bundled offers that were selected by the user (they are installed by default).

About  (from installCore)

installCore offers advertisers a cost-effective solution to mass distribute software, promote digital content and services, and acquire new users. installCore's sophisticated ad server works to show the right ads to the right users at the right times.


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 6 files and is usually about 3.47 MB (3,640,979 bytes).
  • 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 Mipony Download Accelerator.
updatetask.exe (24a819a072d40b5821504fcbd0a67537) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-140422 Win32:PUP-gen [PUP]
McAfee 5600.7153 Generic PUP.x
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7153 Generic PUP.x
Trend Micro 10.465.22 ADW_DOWNWARE
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.112 ADW_DOWNWARE
Update for Mipony Download Accelerator 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 Mipony Download Accelerator
URL: www.installcore.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\DigitalSites\updateproc
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\DIGITA~1\UpdateProc\UpdateTask.exe /Uninstall
Estimated size: 3.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Update for Mipony Download Accelerator

Program executable:updatetask.exe (Malware detected)
Additional files:
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • MagicBlittersDLL.dll
  • Mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System
  • Stuart Little.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{D124A613-2DCA-41D4-BD97-2AA19C48545C}' (runs on registration).
  • UpdateTask.exe is scheduled as a task named 'DigitalSite' (runs daily at 10:07).

How do I remove Update for Mipony Download Accelerator?

You can uninstall Update for Mipony Download Accelerator 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 Mipony Download Accelerator, 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 Mipony Download Accelerator.
  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) 75%
Win XP 8%
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows 10 16.67%
Windows XP 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%
Windows 7 Home Basic 16.67%
Windows 8.1 16.67%
Windows 7 Starter 8.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.92% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.92%
  Russia 11.54%
  Brazil 3.85%
  Mexico 3.85%
  Netherlands 3.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.00%
Acer 20.00%
Toshiba 10.00%
Medion 10.00%
Dell 10.00%
American Megatrends 10.00%
ASUS 10.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L855 11.11%
MSI MS-7850 11.11%
MEDION MS-7857 11.11%
HP Pro 3420 AiO PC 11.11%
HP Pro 1005 Series All-in... 11.11%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 11.11%


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