Update Detector Update Detector

How to uninstall Update Detector from your computer

Update Detector is a software application. This page holds details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It is developed by Glarysoft Ltd. Go over here for more info on Glarysoft Ltd. Click on to get more info about Update Detector on Glarysoft Ltd's website. Usually the Update Detector program is placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Glarysoft\Update Detector 5 folder, depending on the user's option during setup. C:\Program Files (x86)\Glarysoft\Update Detector 5\uninst.exe is the full command line if you want to uninstall Update Detector The program's main executable file is named UpdateDetector.exe and it has a size of 403.78 KB (413472 bytes).

The following executables are installed together with Update Detector They take about 1.75 MB (1836214 bytes) on disk.

  • CrashReport.exe (936.28 KB)
  • GUDownloader.exe (199.28 KB)
  • uninst.exe (121.05 KB)
  • UpdateDetector.exe (403.78 KB)
  • Win64ShellLink.exe (132.78 KB)

The current web page applies to Update Detector version only. Following the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the computer. Some of these are listed below.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Glarysoft\Update Detector 5
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Glarysoft\Update Detector

The files below are left behind on your disk by Update Detector's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Glarysoft\Update Detector 5\AppMetrics.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Glarysoft\Update Detector 5\CheckUpdate.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Glarysoft\Update Detector 5\Config.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Glarysoft\Update Detector 5\CrashReport.dll

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Update Detector

Open regedit.exe to delete the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Update Detector\DisplayIcon
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Update Detector\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Update Detector\UninstallString

A way to remove Update Detector from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Update Detector is an application released by the software company Glarysoft Ltd. Frequently, people decide to remove this program. This can be troublesome because doing this manually requires some skill regarding removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best EASY solution to remove Update Detector is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general tool to clean your system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful 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 programs installed on the PC will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find Update Detector or simply click the Search field and type in "Update Detector". If it exists on your system the Update Detector app will be found automatically. After you select Update Detector in the list of programs, the following data about the application is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have about Update Detector, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Update Detector

  • The web site of the program is: http://www.filepuma.com/updatedetector/
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Glarysoft\Update Detector 5\uninst.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Update Detector
Uninstall Update Detector

8. After uninstalling Update Detector, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Update Detector that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Update Detector with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to remove Update Detector by Glarysoft Ltd from your PC, we are not saying that Update Detector by Glarysoft Ltd is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove Update Detector supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-07-12 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-12 16:38:43.857