Update Detector Update Detector

A way to uninstall Update Detector from your computer

You can find on this page details on how to uninstall Update Detector for Windows. It was created for Windows by Glarysoft Ltd. Open here for more info on Glarysoft Ltd. More info about the app Update Detector can be found at . Update Detector is normally installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Glarysoft\Update Detector 5 directory, however this location may differ a lot depending on the user's option when installing the application. C:\Program Files (x86)\Glarysoft\Update Detector 5\uninst.exe is the full command line if you want to remove Update Detector UpdateDetector.exe is the programs's main file and it takes about 462.95 KB (474064 bytes) on disk.

The executable files below are installed along with Update Detector They take about 1.89 MB (1985112 bytes) on disk.

  • CrashReport.exe (942.95 KB)
  • GUDownloader.exe (206.45 KB)
  • uninst.exe (186.27 KB)
  • UpdateDetector.exe (462.95 KB)
  • Win64ShellLink.exe (139.95 KB)

The current page applies to Update Detector version only. If you are manually uninstalling Update Detector we advise you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories found on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\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 when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files\Glarysoft\Update Detector 5\AppMetrics.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Glarysoft\Update Detector 5\CheckUpdate.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Glarysoft\Update Detector 5\Config.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Glarysoft\Update Detector 5\CrashReport.dll

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Update Detector

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional values 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 by Glarysoft Ltd. Some people try to uninstall this program. Sometimes this can be troublesome because doing this manually requires some know-how regarding Windows internal functioning. One of the best SIMPLE practice to uninstall Update Detector is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of tools.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All 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 activate the Search field and type in "Update Detector". If it is installed on your PC the Update Detector app will be found automatically. Notice that when you select Update Detector in the list of programs, some information about the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about Update Detector, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example 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 confirmation window will appear. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Update Detector
Uninstall Update Detector

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

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

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


This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall 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 PC. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall Update Detector in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 18:36:58.370