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Should I remove ViUpdater?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,371
United States Rank #16,249
Reach 0.0232%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.63 days
431.66 days >
Average installed length: 226.80 days


VersionDistribution 43.88% 24.05% 20.94% 11.14%

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What is ViUpdater?

ViUpdater is the updater program which runs with Windows (in the background as a service) and automatically starts up when your computer boots. It checks for updates and automatically downloads and installs them if found based on the user's settings.


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is viupdater.exe. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 1.64 MB (1,718,981 bytes). ViUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lee-soft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\viupdater
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ViUpdater\KillMe.exe
Estimated size: 1.64 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ViUpdater

Program executable:viupdater.exe
Name:Lee-Soft Application Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\viupdater\viupdater.exe
Lee-Soft Application Manager is the software updater program which runs in the background of Windows and automatically starts up when your PC boots. It checks for software udpates and automatically downloads and installs them if found. The...
Additional files:
  • KillMe.exe - ViUpdater (An updater for ViProducts.)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • ViUpdater.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ViUpdater' and executes as C:\Program Files\ViUpdater\ViUpdater.exe.

How do I remove ViUpdater?

Quickly and completely remove ViUpdater from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ViUpdater 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 ViUpdater, 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 ViUpdater.

Win 10 72%
Win XP 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 72.16%
Windows 7 20.71%
Windows XP 6.46%
Windows Vista 0.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 14.61%
Windows 8 Pro 13.93%
Windows 8 12.58%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.89%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.54%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.50%
  Germany 11.83%
  United Kingdom 5.57%
  Italy 5.10%
  Netherlands 2.78%
  India 2.55%
  France 2.32%
  Japan 2.32%
  Australia 2.09%
  Canada 2.09%
  Brazil 1.86%
  Austria 1.39%
  Spain 1.39%
  Poland 1.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.04%
Acer 18.37%
Dell 13.78%
ASUS 10.60%
Toshiba 6.71%
Lenovo 5.65%
Intel 4.24%
Samsung 2.47%
Sony 2.12%
Medion 1.06%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 5.33%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.73%
MSI MS-7641 4.14%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.55%
Acer Aspire 4736Z 2.96%
HP ENVY m6 Notebook PC 2.37%

About (from Lee-Soft.com)

Lee-Soft was formed in mid 2007 a year before I began my university study. It was launched with a 1 product, ViStart the Windows Start Menu.
Publisher URL: www.lee-soft.com


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