Apple Software Update Apple Software Update

A guide to uninstall Apple Software Update from your PC

Apple Software Update is a Windows application. Read more about how to uninstall it from your PC. It was developed for Windows by Apple Inc.. More info about Apple Inc. can be found here. Please follow if you want to read more on Apple Software Update on Apple Inc.'s page. Usually the Apple Software Update application is installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Apple Software Update directory, depending on the user's option during setup. The full command line for uninstalling Apple Software Update is MsiExec.exe /I{789A5B64-9DD9-4BA5-915A-F0FC0A1B7BFE}. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might be prompted for admin rights. SoftwareUpdate.exe is the Apple Software Update's primary executable file and it takes circa 548.81 KB (561984 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are incorporated in Apple Software Update. They take 548.81 KB (561984 bytes) on disk.

  • SoftwareUpdate.exe (548.81 KB)

This page is about Apple Software Update version alone. For more Apple Software Update versions please click below: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling Apple Software Update we suggest you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Apple\Apple Software Update

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall Apple Software Update:
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{789A5B64-9DD9-4BA5-915A-F0FC0A1B7BFE}\Installer.ico

A way to delete Apple Software Update with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Apple Software Update is a program marketed by Apple Inc.. Frequently, computer users want to erase this program. This is troublesome because uninstalling this manually requires some knowledge related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best QUICK way to erase Apple Software Update is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your Windows system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications installed on your PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Apple Software Update or simply click the Search feature and type in "Apple Software Update". If it is installed on your PC the Apple Software Update app will be found very quickly. When you select Apple Software Update in the list of apps, some data about the application is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have about Apple Software Update, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Apple Software Update:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{789A5B64-9DD9-4BA5-915A-F0FC0A1B7BFE}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Apple Software Update.
Uninstall Apple Software Update

8. After removing Apple Software Update, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong Apple Software Update that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Apple Software Update using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows NT 4 (4.0)
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to remove Apple Software Update by Apple Inc. from your PC, nor are we saying that Apple Software Update by Apple Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove Apple Software Update in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-18 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 19:44:38.500