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Should I remove Windows 10 Update and Privacy Settings?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #880
United States Rank #679
Reach 0.7783%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.27 days
361.91 days >
Average installed length: 190.15 days


VersionDistribution 44.32% 55.66% 0.02%

Other programs by Microsoft

Windows 10 Update and Privacy Settings


Windows 10 Update and Privacy Settings is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 main program executable is adobe air updater.exe. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 920 KB (942,080 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows XP. While about 61% of users of Windows 10 Update and Privacy Settings come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.microsoft.com/kb/4013214
Installation folder: C:\Windows\System32\unp
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{542CC2C2-ABAF-4604-8723-DA296AF74540}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 920 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Windows 10 Update and Privacy Settings

Program executable:adobe air updater.exe
Name:Adobe AIR
Adobe AIR Installer
Path:C:\Program Files\common files\adobe air\versions\1.0\resources\adobe air updater.exe
Additional files:
  • unpcampaignmanager.exe - UNP CampaignManager
  • unpuxlauncher.exe - UNP UXLauncher
  • unpdetector.exe - UNP Detector
  • unpuxhost.exe - UNPUXHost
  • unpux.dll - UNPUX

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • unpcampaignmanager.exe is scheduled as a task named 'RunCampaignManager2' (Next runs on 28-06-2017 at 0:01).
  • unpuxlauncher.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Unlock' (runs on session change).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • unpuxlauncher.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Logon.

How do I remove Windows 10 Update and Privacy Settings?

You can uninstall Windows 10 Update and Privacy Settings 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 Windows 10 Update and Privacy Settings, 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 Windows 10 Update and Privacy Settings.

Win 10 100%
Win XP 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 99.99%
Windows XP 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 68.71%
Windows 10 Pro 23.33%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 5.97%
Windows 10 Enterprise 1.20%
Windows 10 Education 0.52%
Windows 10 Pro N 0.12%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.99% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.99%
  Italy 8.06%
  Germany 5.33%
  United Kingdom 4.47%
  France 4.07%
  Netherlands 3.01%
  Spain 2.05%
  Canada 1.20%
  Singapore 1.16%
  Norway 0.82%
  Belgium 0.76%
  Brazil 0.73%
  Australia 0.70%
  Sweden 0.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.24%
ASUS 16.23%
Acer 15.96%
Dell 14.94%
Lenovo 10.65%
Toshiba 3.10%
Samsung 2.56%
MSI 1.37%
Medion 0.85%
Alienware 0.73%
Intel 0.59%
Common models
HP HP Notebook 11.61%
ASUS All Series 6.03%
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 5.37%
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.33%
HP HP Stream Laptop 14-ax... 3.16%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.74%

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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