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Should I remove Update_for_BonanzaDeals?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
82% remove it18% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,369
Reach 0.0081%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.14 days
594.18 days >
Average installed length: 312.20 days

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What is Update_for_BonanzaDeals?

Update for BonanzaDeals is the update mechanism for the InstallCore 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 primary executable is named updatetask.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed.
  • Malware detected in the 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_BonanzaDeals.
updatetask.exe (9fb3212ecbab2751a1f823950051079f) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-140111 Win32:Delf-TPT [Trj]
G Data 14.1.22 Win32.Trojan.Agent.2A129B
Symantec 1/11/2014 rev. 7 WS.Reputation
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.26 TROJ_GEN.F47V0102
Update_for_BonanzaDeals 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_BonanzaDeals
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\bonanza\updateproc
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Bonanza\UpdateProc\UpdateTask.exe /Uninstall

Program filesFiles installed by Update_for_BonanzaDeals

Program executable:updatetask.exe (Malware detected)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UpdateTask.exe is scheduled as a task named 'At5' (runs daily at 16:34).

How do I remove Update_for_BonanzaDeals?

You can uninstall Update_for_BonanzaDeals 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_BonanzaDeals, 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_BonanzaDeals.
  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 1%
Uninstall it 82%
Keep it 18%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.78%
Windows 10 22.01%
Windows XP 8.18%
Windows Vista 5.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.93%
Windows 7 Professional 10.19%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.28%
Windows 7 Home Basic 5.73%
Windows 8 5.73%

Distribution by countryGeography

17.69% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 17.69%
  Poland 8.84%
  Iran 8.16%
  Germany 6.80%
  Italy 6.80%
  United States 6.12%
  United Kingdom 5.44%
  France 4.76%
  Turkey 3.40%
  Canada 2.72%
  Netherlands 2.72%
  Malaysia 2.04%
  BH 1.36%
  DK 1.36%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 24.11%
Dell 16.07%
ASUS 14.29%
Samsung 7.14%
Toshiba 6.25%
Medion 1.79%
Apple 0.89%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.67%
Positivo Positivo M... 3.67%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.75%
Dell OptiPlex 755 1.83%
Acer Aspire 7740 1.83%
HP Pavilion dv3 Notebook ... 1.83%


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