AdAwareUpdater AdAwareUpdater

A way to uninstall AdAwareUpdater from your PC

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. Click on the links below for other AdAwareUpdater versions: to view all...

How to remove AdAwareUpdater from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

AdAwareUpdater is a program offered by adaware. Sometimes, computer users choose to uninstall this application. Sometimes this is troublesome because deleting this manually requires some knowledge related to PCs. One of the best SIMPLE manner to uninstall AdAwareUpdater is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your Windows PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system utility.

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

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate AdAwareUpdater or simply activate the Search field and type in "AdAwareUpdater". The AdAwareUpdater program will be found automatically. When you click AdAwareUpdater in the list of applications, the following information regarding the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other users have regarding AdAwareUpdater, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for AdAwareUpdater:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{742AD3F0-95A0-45E1-A087-F650994A82E3}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove AdAwareUpdater.
Uninstall AdAwareUpdater

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

Your system will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.



This page is not a piece of advice to remove AdAwareUpdater by adaware from your computer, we are not saying that AdAwareUpdater by adaware is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove AdAwareUpdater in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

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