Software Update Software Update

A guide to uninstall Software Update from your PC

This page contains complete information on how to remove Software Update for Windows. It is written by Glarysoft Ltd. You can find out more on Glarysoft Ltd or check for application updates here. Please open if you want to read more on Software Update on Glarysoft Ltd's web page. Usually the Software Update application is placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Glarysoft\Software Update 5 directory, depending on the user's option during install. The full command line for removing Software Update is C:\Program Files (x86)\Glarysoft\Software Update 5\uninst.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may receive a notification for admin rights. Software Update's main file takes around 642.95 KB (658384 bytes) and is named Software Update.exe.

The executable files below are installed together with Software Update They occupy about 2.07 MB (2166040 bytes) on disk.

  • CrashReport.exe (942.99 KB)
  • GUDownloader.exe (206.98 KB)
  • Software Update.exe (642.95 KB)
  • uninst.exe (182.35 KB)
  • Win64ShellLink.exe (139.99 KB)

This info is about Software Update version alone. If you are manually uninstalling Software Update we advise you to verify if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\5.2.0\Update
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\IObit Uninstaller\update

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall Software Update
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\\goopdate.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\\goopdateres_da.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\\goopdateres_de.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\\goopdateres_en.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\\goopdateres_es.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\\goopdateres_es-419.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\\goopdateres_fr.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\\goopdateres_id.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\\goopdateres_it.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\\goopdateres_ja.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\\goopdateres_ko.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\\goopdateres_ms.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\\goopdateres_nl.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\\goopdateres_no.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\\goopdateres_pl.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\\goopdateres_pt-BR.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\\goopdateres_ru.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\\goopdateres_sv.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\\goopdateres_th.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\\goopdateres_uk.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\\goopdateres_zh-CN.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\\goopdateres_zh-TW.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\\npDropboxUpdate3.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\\psmachine.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\\psuser.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\Download\{CC46080E-4C33-4981-859A-BBA2F780F31E}\45.4.92\DropboxClient_45.4.92.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Update\DropboxUpdate.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\GIGABYTE\AppCenter\drvUpd\DLLs\Update.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\GIGABYTE\AppCenter\drvUpd\Update.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\5.2.0\Update\Freeware.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Driver Booster\5.2.0\Update\Update.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\IObit Uninstaller\update\freeware.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Smart Defrag\Update\Freeware.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Smart Defrag\Update\Update.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Smart Defrag\Update\UpdateHistory.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IOTransfer\IOT\update.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IOTransfer\IOT\update.spt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IOTransfer\Updater\update\update.spt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Watchtower\Watchtower Library\E\update
  • C:\Users\whhei\AppData\Local\Microsoft\OneDrive\StandaloneUpdater\Update.xml
  • C:\Users\whhei\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_Glarysoft_Software Update 5_Software Update_exe
  • C:\Users\whhei\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_Glarysoft_Update Detector 5_UpdateDetector_exe
  • C:\Users\whhei\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\http___www_glarysoft_com_software-update_
  • C:\Users\whhei\AppData\Local\Watchtower\wtlibrary\E\WTE\Updates\update.log
  • C:\Users\whhei\AppData\Local\Watchtower\wtlibrary\E\WTE\Updates\update_prg.log

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Microsoft.Update.AgentInfo
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Microsoft.Update.AutoUpdate
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Microsoft.Update.Downloader
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Microsoft.Update.InstallationAgent
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Microsoft.Update.Installer
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Microsoft.Update.Searcher
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Microsoft.Update.ServiceManager
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Microsoft.Update.Session
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Microsoft.Update.StringColl
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Microsoft.Update.SystemInfo
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Microsoft.Update.UpdateColl
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Microsoft.Update.WebProxy
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\Update
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\DropboxUpdate\Update
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Google\Update
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Software Update

Additional values that you should remove:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Netlogon\Parameters\Update

How to erase Software Update from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Software Update is a program by the software company Glarysoft Ltd. Some people want to uninstall this program. This can be efortful because performing this by hand takes some know-how related to Windows internal functioning. The best EASY procedure to uninstall 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 already installed on your Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around tool to clean your Windows computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate Software Update or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Software Update". The Software Update program will be found very quickly. After you click Software Update in the list of programs, the following data about the program is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about Software Update, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Software Update

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Glarysoft\Software Update 5\uninst.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Software Update
Uninstall Software Update

8. After uninstalling Software Update, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong Software Update that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing Software Update with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

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



The text above is not a piece of advice to remove Software Update by Glarysoft Ltd from your computer, we are not saying that Software Update by Glarysoft Ltd is not a good application. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove Software Update in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2017-11-20 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-11-20 18:52:32.407