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:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Apple\Apple Software Update\AppleSoftwareUpdate.msi

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Apple Inc.\Apple Software Update
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{789A5B64-9DD9-4BA5-915A-F0FC0A1B7BFE}

How to remove Apple Software Update from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Apple Software Update is an application offered by the software company Apple Inc.. Some people choose to uninstall this program. This can be easier said than done because doing this manually requires some skill regarding Windows internal functioning. The best EASY approach to uninstall Apple Software Update 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 Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your Windows PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system utility.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find Apple Software Update or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Apple Software Update". If it exists on your system the Apple Software Update program will be found automatically. Notice that when you select Apple Software Update in the list of programs, some data about the program is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have about Apple Software Update, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you are about to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance 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. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Apple Software Update.
Uninstall Apple Software Update

8. After uninstalling Apple Software Update, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Apple Software Update that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Apple Software Update with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your system 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)
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This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall Apple Software Update by Apple Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that Apple Software Update by Apple Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Apple Software Update supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

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