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Should I remove Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,024
United States Rank #524
Reach 0.6856%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.57 days
134.89 days >
Average installed length: 70.87 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.4.9200.22402 0.01%
1.4.9200.22391 0.05%
1.4.9200.22350 0.01%
1.4.9200.22334 0.02%
1.4.9200.22256 0.02%
1.4.9200.22243 0.25%
1.4.9200.22225 0.01%
1.4.9200.22175 9.42%
1.4.9200.17387 5.57%
1.4.9200.17384 5.83%
1.4.9200.17376 10.66%
1.4.9200.17364 19.64%
1.4.9200.17362 2.71%
1.4.9200.17361 0.89%
1.4.9200.17354 11.84%
1.4.9200.17353 1.41%
1.4.9200.17350 2.04%
1.4.9200.17349 3.36%
1.4.9200.17346 3.55%
1.4.9200.17343 1.30%
1.4.9200.17332 11.72%
1.4.9200.17329 4.40%
1.4.9200.17323 3.91%
1.4.9200.17305 1.36%
1.4.9200.17295 0.05%
1.4.9200.17289 0.01%
1.4.9200.17277 0.01%

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Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant

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Overview

Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 1.4.9200.17364, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 windows10upgraderapp.exe. The software installer includes 71 files and is usually about 15.47 MB (16,216,733 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 77% of users of Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\windows10upgrade
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows10Upgrade\Windows10UpgraderApp.exe" /Uninstall
Estimated size: 15.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant

Program executable:windows10upgraderapp.exe
Name:Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant
Path:C:\windows10upgrade\windows10upgraderapp.exe
MD5:6f9323eed053daddff56e4cb1b909699
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
  • DSETUP.dll - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct driver preloader)
  • dsetup32.dll - DirectX Setup - 32-bit piece
  • DXSETUP.exe - Microsoft DirectX Setup
  • bootsect.exe - Boot Sector Manipulation Tool
  • webservices.dll - Windows Web Services Runtime
  • Windows10Upgrade28084.exe - Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant
  • Windows10Upgrade9194.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
  • setup.exe - Windows Installer
  • GetCurrentDeploy.dll - GetCurrentDeploy
  • GetCurrentOOBE.dll - GetCurrentOOBE
  • WinREBootApp32.exe - WinREBootApp
  • WinREBootApp64.exe
  • appraiserxp.dll - appraiserxp
  • downloader.dll - Downloader

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Windows10UpgraderApp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1D3DA2A3-8856-4D1E-B747-00B00EA92541}' (runs on registration).
  • DXSETUP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{83EE4058-A0A8-44B6-A116-14CD927D91B6}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Windows10UpgraderApp.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'New startup' and executes as "C:\Windows10Upgrade\Windows10UpgraderApp.exe".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • GetCurrentRollback.EXE is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name '!GetCurrentRollback' which loads as "C:\Windows10Upgrade\GetCurrentRollback.exe" "progress.ini" "C:" "URC:28084:<1.4.9200.17346>:<1>".
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:" "EosWuV2:<1.4.9200.22391>:<1>".

How do I remove Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant?

Quickly and completely remove Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Windows 10 Upgrade 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 Upgrade 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 Upgrade Assistant.

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 95%
Win 8.1 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 94.57%
Windows 7 5.32%
Windows Vista 0.08%
Windows XP 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 66.66%
Windows 10 Pro 21.90%
Windows 7 Home Premium 2.58%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 2.46%
Windows 7 Professional 1.59%
Windows 8.1 1.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.99% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.99%
  United Kingdom 8.29%
  Canada 2.18%
  Australia 1.62%
  Singapore 1.41%
  France 0.84%
  Italy 0.77%
  Finland 0.68%
  Germany 0.65%
  India 0.62%
  Netherlands 0.58%
  South Africa 0.48%
  Hong Kong 0.46%
  Philippines 0.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.58%
Dell 19.94%
Acer 15.25%
ASUS 11.22%
Lenovo 9.67%
Toshiba 5.39%
GIGABYTE 1.96%
Samsung 1.34%
MSI 1.01%
Intel 0.65%
Common models
HP HP Notebook 7.64%
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 4.84%
ASUS All Series 4.14%
Acer Aspire E5-575G 3.24%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.06%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.89%

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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