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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,568
United States Rank #4,680
Reach 0.1549%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.36 days
216.97 days >
Average installed length: 114.00 days


1.4.9200.22391 0.03%
1.4.9200.22334 0.07%
1.4.9200.22256 0.03%
1.4.9200.22243 0.29%
1.4.9200.22175 4.26%
1.4.9200.17387 6.03%
1.4.9200.17384 13.93%
1.4.9200.17376 4.00%
1.4.9200.17364 26.41%
1.4.9200.17362 3.70%
1.4.9200.17361 1.02%
1.4.9200.17354 12.55%
1.4.9200.17353 2.56%
1.4.9200.17350 2.23%
1.4.9200.17349 5.70%
1.4.9200.17346 5.57%
1.4.9200.17343 1.47%
1.4.9200.17332 7.57%
1.4.9200.17329 1.05%
1.4.9200.17323 0.85%
1.4.9200.17305 0.69%

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Windows 10-Upgrade-Assistent


Windows 10-Upgrade-Assistent is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 1.4.9200.17364, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 25 files and is usually about 15.38 MB (16,123,522 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 56% of users of Windows 10-Upgrade-Assistent come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\windows10upgrade
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows10Upgrade\Windows10UpgraderApp.exe" /Uninstall
Estimated size: 15.38 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Windows 10-Upgrade-Assistent

Program executable:windows10upgraderapp.exe
Name:Windows 10-Upgrade-Assistent
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-Upgrade-Assistent
  • 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
  • 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).
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-Assistent?

You can uninstall Windows 10-Upgrade-Assistent 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-Upgrade-Assistent, 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-Upgrade-Assistent.

Win 10 97%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 96.53%
Windows 7 3.44%
Windows Vista 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 61.98%
Windows 10 Pro 32.32%
Windows 7 Home Premium 2.06%
Windows 7 Professional 0.88%
Windows 8.1 0.85%
Windows 10 Education 0.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.59% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 55.59%
  United States 33.27%
  Netherlands 4.12%
  Austria 2.54%
  Switzerland 2.54%
  France 0.56%
  Italy 0.40%
  Spain 0.31%
  United Kingdom 0.20%
  Singapore 0.08%
  Belgium 0.06%
  Czech Republic 0.06%
  Portugal 0.06%
  Australia 0.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 24.74%
Medion 22.98%
Hewlett-Packard 16.31%
ASUS 11.16%
Dell 7.34%
Lenovo 6.73%
Samsung 2.37%
Toshiba 1.88%
Intel 1.03%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.15%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.67%
Acer Aspire V3-771 2.58%
HP HP Notebook 2.31%
MEDION H81H3-EM2 2.31%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 2.17%

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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