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Should I remove Windows 10 Update Assistant?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,565
United States Rank #773
Reach 0.4404%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.72 days
50.73 days >
Average installed length: 26.66 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.4.9200.22925 0.22%
1.4.9200.22899 0.75%
1.4.9200.22866 0.08%
1.4.9200.22807 0.22%
1.4.9200.22749 0.08%
1.4.9200.22617 0.09%
1.4.9200.22589 0.36%
1.4.9200.22532 0.23%
1.4.9200.22514 0.06%
1.4.9200.22452 1.86%
1.4.9200.22449 0.20%
1.4.9200.22427 0.01%
1.4.9200.22402 7.45%
1.4.9200.22395 7.59%
1.4.9200.22391 11.15%
1.4.9200.22350 8.01%
1.4.9200.22334 34.68%
1.4.9200.22329 12.24%
1.4.9200.22314 2.00%
1.4.9200.22256 4.21%
1.4.9200.22243 7.66%
1.4.9200.22225 0.21%
1.4.9200.22211 0.55%
1.4.9200.22175 0.05%

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Windows 10 Update Assistant

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Overview

Windows 10 Update Assistant is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 1.4.9200.22334, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 windows10upgraderapp.exe. The setup package generally installs about 36 files and is usually about 19.87 MB (20,830,755 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 83% of users of Windows 10 Update Assistant come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\windows10upgrade
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows10Upgrade\Windows10UpgraderApp.exe" /Uninstall
Estimated size: 19.87 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Windows 10 Update Assistant

Program executable:windows10upgraderapp.exe
Name:Windows 10 Update Assistant
Path:C:\windows10upgrade\windows10upgraderapp.exe
MD5:ff951cc1e795ac4e149535fc223f04ab
Additional files:
  • DWTRIG20.EXE - Watson Subscriber for SENS Network Notifications
  • DWDCW20.DLL - Microsoft EventReporting Disk Cleanup Wizard (Microsoft Event Reporting Disk Cleanup Wizard)
  • DW20.EXE - Microsoft Application Error Reporting
  • GatherOSState.EXE - Gather Downlevel OS Activation State
  • bootsect.exe - Boot Sector Manipulation Tool
  • webservices.dll - Windows Web Services Runtime
  • Windows10Upgrade9252.exe - Windows 10 Update Assistant
  • Windows10UpgraderApp_FromTRAVIS-PC.exe
  • ESDHelper.dll - ESD Helper Dynamic Library
  • windlp.dll - Windows Download Platform
  • DevInv.dll - Device Inventory Library
  • wimgapi.dll - Windows Imaging Library
  • wdscore.dll - Panther Engine Module
  • esdstub.dll - Windows 8.1 ESD Stub
  • GetCurrentRollback.EXE - GetCurrentRollback
  • GetCurrentDeploy.dll - GetCurrentDeploy
  • api-ms-win-core-libraryloader-l1-1-0.dll - ApiSet Stub DLL
  • api-ms-win-core-libraryloader-l1-1-1.dll
  • GetCurrentOOBE.dll - GetCurrentOOBE
  • WinREBootApp32.exe - WinREBootApp
  • WinREBootApp64.exe
  • appraiserxp.dll - appraiserxp
  • downloader.dll - Downloader

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Windows10UpgraderApp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1D3DA2A3-8856-4D1E-B747-00B00EA92541}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (All Users Run Once)
  • Windows10UpgraderApp.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Windows10UpgraderApp.exe' which loads as C:\Windows10Upgrade\Windows10UpgraderApp.exe /SkipSelfUpdate.
  • GetCurrentRollback.EXE is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name '!GetCurrentRollback' which loads as "C:\Windows10Upgrade\GetCurrentRollback.exe" "progress.ini" "C:" "NHV13SIC:<1.4.9200.22395>:<1>".

How do I remove Windows 10 Update Assistant?

Quickly and completely remove Windows 10 Update Assistant from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Windows 10 Update Assistant 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 Windows 10 Update Assistant, 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 Windows 10 Update Assistant.

USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#1,565
 
REACH
~0.44%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 99.10%
Windows 7 0.84%
Windows Vista 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 69.80%
Windows 10 Pro 22.91%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 4.27%
Windows 10 Enterprise 0.94%
Windows 7 Professional 0.35%
Windows 7 Home Premium 0.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.18%
  United Kingdom 4.94%
  Italy 2.43%
  Germany 1.40%
  France 1.34%
  Netherlands 1.13%
  Singapore 0.76%
  Canada 0.59%
  Spain 0.49%
  Australia 0.46%
  South Africa 0.44%
  Belgium 0.20%
  Sweden 0.20%
  Norway 0.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.85%
Dell 17.99%
Acer 16.79%
ASUS 13.18%
Lenovo 11.03%
Toshiba 3.52%
Samsung 1.42%
MSI 1.39%
GIGABYTE 1.17%
Intel 0.59%
Alienware 0.55%
Medion 0.55%
Common models
HP HP Notebook 9.08%
HP HP Stream Laptop 14-ax... 6.49%
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 4.31%
ASUS All Series 3.61%
HP HP Stream Laptop 11-y0... 2.51%
HP HP 15 Notebook PC 2.26%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com

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