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Should I remove UpdateChecker?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
76% remove it24% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,689
United States Rank #27,332
Reach 0.0442%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 151.84 days
577.24 days >
Average installed length: 303.30 days


What is UpdateChecker?

UpdateChecker is bundled with a Popajar (AdGazelle Network) adware/potentially unwanted software product designed to deliver advertisements to the user's web browser.

About  (from Popajar, inc)

Popajar UpdateChecker offers a free search and translation utility in exchange for agreement to install the software and receive advertising. UpdateChecker was installed on this computer by a user of this computer either through this website or through an advertised offer while installing another product.


Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Popajar\UpdateChecker"
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Popajar\UpdateChecker\uninstall.exe"

How do I remove UpdateChecker?

Quickly and completely remove UpdateChecker from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall UpdateChecker 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 UpdateChecker, 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 UpdateChecker.
  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) 58%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 76%
Keep it 24%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.51%
Windows 8 26.89%
Windows XP 4.83%
Windows Vista 1.77%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.32%
Windows 7 Professional 12.12%
Windows 8.1 7.43%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 6.14%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.68%

Distribution by countryGeography

5.80% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 5.80%
  Saudi Arabia 5.48%
  Philippines 4.83%
  Indonesia 4.67%
  Romania 3.38%
  Israel 2.74%
  Egypt 2.42%
  United Arab Emirates 2.25%
  Greece 2.25%
  Mexico 2.25%
  Germany 1.93%
  United Kingdom 1.93%
  Croatia 1.93%
  Thailand 1.93%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.44%
Acer 20.14%
Dell 15.64%
ASUS 9.72%
Toshiba 8.29%
Samsung 7.58%
Lenovo 4.27%
Intel 1.18%
American Megatrends 0.47%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 7.31%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.11%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.20%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.74%
HP ProBook 4540s 2.28%
Samsung 300E5EV/300E4EV/2... 2.28%


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