Apple Software Update Apple Software Update

A guide to uninstall Apple Software Update from your system

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)

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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:\Program Files\Apple Software Update
  • 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:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\Plugins\EXEInstallPlugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\Plugins\MSIInstallPlugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\ScriptingObjectModel.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdate.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdate.Resources\da.lproj\SoftwareUpdateLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdate.Resources\de.lproj\SoftwareUpdateLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdate.Resources\en.lproj\SoftwareUpdateLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdate.Resources\es.lproj\SoftwareUpdateLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdate.Resources\fi.lproj\SoftwareUpdateLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdate.Resources\fr.lproj\SoftwareUpdateLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdate.Resources\it.lproj\SoftwareUpdateLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdate.Resources\ja.lproj\SoftwareUpdateLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdate.Resources\ko.lproj\SoftwareUpdateLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdate.Resources\nb.lproj\SoftwareUpdateLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdate.Resources\nl.lproj\SoftwareUpdateLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdate.Resources\pl.lproj\SoftwareUpdateLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdate.Resources\pt.lproj\SoftwareUpdateLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdate.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\SoftwareUpdateLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdate.Resources\ru.lproj\SoftwareUpdateLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdate.Resources\Software Update.tiff
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdate.Resources\sv.lproj\SoftwareUpdateLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdate.Resources\zh_CN.lproj\SoftwareUpdateLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdate.Resources\zh_TW.lproj\SoftwareUpdateLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdateAdmin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdateFiles.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdateFiles.Resources\da.lproj\SoftwareUpdateFilesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdateFiles.Resources\de.lproj\SoftwareUpdateFilesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdateFiles.Resources\en.lproj\SoftwareUpdateFilesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdateFiles.Resources\es.lproj\SoftwareUpdateFilesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdateFiles.Resources\fi.lproj\SoftwareUpdateFilesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdateFiles.Resources\fr.lproj\SoftwareUpdateFilesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdateFiles.Resources\it.lproj\SoftwareUpdateFilesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdateFiles.Resources\ja.lproj\SoftwareUpdateFilesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdateFiles.Resources\ko.lproj\SoftwareUpdateFilesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdateFiles.Resources\nb.lproj\SoftwareUpdateFilesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdateFiles.Resources\nl.lproj\SoftwareUpdateFilesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdateFiles.Resources\pl.lproj\SoftwareUpdateFilesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdateFiles.Resources\pt.lproj\SoftwareUpdateFilesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdateFiles.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\SoftwareUpdateFilesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdateFiles.Resources\ru.lproj\SoftwareUpdateFilesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdateFiles.Resources\sv.lproj\SoftwareUpdateFilesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdateFiles.Resources\zh_CN.lproj\SoftwareUpdateFilesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdateFiles.Resources\zh_TW.lproj\SoftwareUpdateFilesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{789A5B64-9DD9-4BA5-915A-F0FC0A1B7BFE}\Installer.ico

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Apple Inc.\Apple Software Update
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\46B5A9879DD95AB419A50FCFA0B1B7EF
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{789A5B64-9DD9-4BA5-915A-F0FC0A1B7BFE}

Open regedit.exe in order to remove the following values:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\46B5A9879DD95AB419A50FCFA0B1B7EF\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Windows\Installer\{789A5B64-9DD9-4BA5-915A-F0FC0A1B7BFE}\

A way to erase Apple Software Update from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Apple Software Update is an application by Apple Inc.. Sometimes, computer users choose to erase this program. This can be easier said than done because removing this by hand requires some skill regarding PCs. The best QUICK approach to erase Apple Software Update 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 Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general tool to maximize the performance of your Windows PC.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs existing on your PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find 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 program will be found automatically. Notice that when you click Apple Software Update in the list of programs, some information about the program is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have about Apple Software Update, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Apple Software Update:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{789A5B64-9DD9-4BA5-915A-F0FC0A1B7BFE}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Apple Software Update.
Uninstall Apple Software Update

8. After uninstalling Apple Software Update, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong Apple Software Update that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Apple Software Update with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.

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 recommendation to remove Apple Software Update by Apple Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that Apple Software Update by Apple Inc. is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove Apple Software Update supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon 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