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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 #17,125
United States Rank #41,740
Reach 0.0165%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.16 days
152.31 days >
Average installed length: 80.03 days

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What is UpdateChecker?

Update Checker is a potentially unwanted program installed with the Smileys We Love Toolbar and will automatically check for and install new updates for the toolbar if they are found. This action will happen without the user's notice as the user 'agreed' to this when installing the toolbar. The Smileys We Love Toolbar is classified as an unwanted applciation or as adware by numerious anti-virus providers. In addition to the toolbar, the update checker will provide auto-updates for the publisher's other products including California Fonts, WallpaperBackgrounds and IconSmash.


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

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Squeaky Chocolate, LLC
URL: squeakychocolate.com
Installation folder: "C:\Program Files\Squeaky Chocolate, LLC\UpdateChecker"
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Squeaky Chocolate, LLC\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) 53%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 76%
Keep it 24%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.66%
Windows 8 18.53%
Windows XP 13.36%
Windows Vista 3.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.72%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.53%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.36%
Windows 7 Professional 11.64%
Windows 8 4.31%
Windows 8 Pro 4.31%

Distribution by countryGeography

12.66% of installs come from Israel
Which countries install it?
  Israel 12.66%
  United States 10.04%
  MA 6.11%
  IQ 5.24%
  DZ 4.80%
  India 4.37%
  Turkey 2.62%
  Chile 2.18%
  Croatia 2.18%
  Saudi Arabia 2.18%
  TN 2.18%
  Taiwan 2.18%
  Australia 1.75%
  Czech Republic 1.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.29%
Hewlett-Packard 23.29%
Acer 15.07%
ASUS 13.01%
Toshiba 4.79%
Intel 4.11%
Samsung 3.42%
Lenovo 2.74%
American Megatrends 2.74%
Sony 1.37%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.74%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.28%
MSI MS-7592 3.28%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 2.46%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.46%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 2.46%


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