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Should I remove Windows 10-upgradeassistent?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,534
United States Rank #19,214
Reach 0.0554%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.54 days
193.06 days >
Average installed length: 101.44 days


1.4.9200.22391 0.09%
1.4.9200.22243 0.27%
1.4.9200.22175 7.78%
1.4.9200.17387 14.19%
1.4.9200.17384 20.70%
1.4.9200.17376 6.50%
1.4.9200.17364 17.58%
1.4.9200.17362 2.93%
1.4.9200.17361 0.92%
1.4.9200.17354 8.42%
1.4.9200.17353 0.92%
1.4.9200.17350 3.02%
1.4.9200.17349 4.76%
1.4.9200.17346 3.02%
1.4.9200.17343 1.56%
1.4.9200.17332 5.22%
1.4.9200.17329 0.37%
1.4.9200.17323 1.37%
1.4.9200.17305 0.37%

Other programs by Microsoft

Windows 10-upgradeassistent


Windows 10-upgradeassistent is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 1.4.9200.17384, 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 20 files and is usually about 15.3 MB (16,042,123 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 74% of users of Windows 10-upgradeassistent come from Netherlands, it is also popular in the United States and Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\windows10upgrade
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows10Upgrade\Windows10UpgraderApp.exe" /Uninstall
Estimated size: 15.3 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Windows 10-upgradeassistent

Program executable:windows10upgraderapp.exe
Name:Windows 10-upgradeassistent
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
  • ESDHelper.dll - ESD Helper Dynamic Library
  • windlp.dll - Windows Download Platform
  • DevInv.dll - Device Inventory Library
  • wimgapi.dll - Windows Imaging Library
  • 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-upgradeassistent?

You can uninstall Windows 10-upgradeassistent 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-upgradeassistent, 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-upgradeassistent.

Win 10 97%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 97.16%
Windows 7 2.75%
Windows Vista 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 73.24%
Windows 10 Pro 21.26%
Windows 7 Home Premium 1.28%
Windows 7 Professional 1.19%
Windows 10 Education 1.01%
Windows 10 Enterprise 0.73%

Distribution by countryGeography

74.42% of installs come from Netherlands
Which countries install it?
  Netherlands 74.42%
  United States 9.95%
  Belgium 8.79%
  France 3.64%
  Italy 1.15%
  United Kingdom 0.62%
  Germany 0.36%
  Spain 0.36%
  CW 0.09%
  Czech Republic 0.09%
  DK 0.09%
  Hong Kong 0.09%
  Croatia 0.09%
  Romania 0.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.83%
Acer 20.53%
ASUS 18.31%
Medion 13.59%
Dell 6.52%
Lenovo 6.52%
Toshiba 4.85%
MSI 1.53%
Intel 0.83%
Samsung 0.69%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.97%
HP HP Notebook 4.12%
HP HP Pavilion Notebook ... 3.85%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.02%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.75%
MEDION MS-7797 2.75%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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