AdAwareUpdater AdAwareUpdater

A way to uninstall AdAwareUpdater from your computer

You can find below details on how to remove AdAwareUpdater for Windows. The Windows release was developed by adaware. You can read more on adaware or check for application updates here. More information about AdAwareUpdater can be seen at . AdAwareUpdater is typically installed in the C:\Program Files\Common Files\adaware\adaware antivirus\updater\12.0.390.10466 folder, however this location may differ a lot depending on the user's option when installing the program. You can uninstall AdAwareUpdater by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /I{742AD3F0-95A0-45E1-A087-F650994A82E3}. Note that you might get a notification for administrator rights. AdAwareUpdater.exe is the AdAwareUpdater's main executable file and it occupies about 6.75 MB (7075112 bytes) on disk.

AdAwareUpdater is comprised of the following executables which take 11.15 MB (11687088 bytes) on disk:

  • AdAwareUpdater.exe (6.75 MB)
  • AdAwareWebInstaller.exe (2.41 MB)
  • QtWebEngineProcess.exe (21.96 KB)
  • updater_uninstaller.exe (1.97 MB)

The current page applies to AdAwareUpdater version 12.0.390.10466 only.

How to delete AdAwareUpdater using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

AdAwareUpdater is a program marketed by adaware. Frequently, computer users try to uninstall this application. Sometimes this can be difficult because uninstalling this by hand takes some skill regarding removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best SIMPLE practice to uninstall AdAwareUpdater is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general tool to clean your PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system utility.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs existing on the computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate AdAwareUpdater or simply click the Search field and type in "AdAwareUpdater". If it exists on your system the AdAwareUpdater program will be found very quickly. When you select AdAwareUpdater in the list of apps, some data about the program is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about AdAwareUpdater, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for AdAwareUpdater:

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{742AD3F0-95A0-45E1-A087-F650994A82E3}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall AdAwareUpdater.
Uninstall AdAwareUpdater

8. After uninstalling AdAwareUpdater, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong AdAwareUpdater that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing AdAwareUpdater using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.



The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall AdAwareUpdater by adaware from your PC, nor are we saying that AdAwareUpdater by adaware is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall AdAwareUpdater supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-11-27 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-11-27 16:27:17.187