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How to uninstall LiveUpdate from your PC

LiveUpdate is a Windows application. Read more about how to remove it from your computer. It is made by ASUSTeK Computer Inc.. Further information on ASUSTeK Computer Inc. can be seen here. You can get more details on LiveUpdate at . The program is usually installed in the C:\Program Files\ASUS\LiveUpdate folder (same installation drive as Windows). C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{D03557FD-202C-43BD-940E-0602AD7ECEF6}\setup.exe is the full command line if you want to remove LiveUpdate. LiveUpdate.exe is the programs's main file and it takes about 549.50 KB (562688 bytes) on disk.

LiveUpdate is comprised of the following executables which occupy 2.87 MB (3013816 bytes) on disk:

  • ASUSLiveUpdateDownload.exe (84.00 KB)
  • HotKeyService.exe (152.80 KB)
  • LiveUpdate.exe (549.50 KB)
  • UpdateSelf.exe (2.11 MB)

This page is about LiveUpdate version alone. For more LiveUpdate versions please click below: to view all...
LiveUpdate has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders left behind when you uninstall LiveUpdate:
  • C:\Program Files\ASUS\LiveUpdate
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\ASUS\LiveUpdate

Usually, the following files are left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\ASUS\LiveUpdate\ASUSLiveUpdateDownload.exe
  • C:\Program Files\ASUS\LiveUpdate\Audio.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ASUS\LiveUpdate\ClientSocket.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ASUS\LiveUpdate\Enumeration.dll

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\ASUS\LiveUpdate
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\InstallShield_{D03557FD-202C-43BD-940E-0602AD7ECEF6}

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following values:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\ASUS\LiveUpdate\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Components\2B52F8D9CCAF120448D89D115AD229F8\DF75530DC202DB3449E06020DAE7EC6F
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Components\5AC09D386FDB6144F95AB7A9ED3D808D\DF75530DC202DB3449E06020DAE7EC6F
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Components\89BEC3157FD82E541BBB536A4613318E\DF75530DC202DB3449E06020DAE7EC6F

How to remove LiveUpdate from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

LiveUpdate is an application offered by ASUSTeK Computer Inc.. Some users choose to uninstall it. This is difficult because doing this manually requires some advanced knowledge related to removing Windows programs manually. One of the best EASY procedure to uninstall LiveUpdate 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 system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general utility to optimize your Windows computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs installed on your PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate LiveUpdate or simply click the Search field and type in "LiveUpdate". The LiveUpdate program will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click LiveUpdate in the list of programs, the following information about the program is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have about LiveUpdate, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for LiveUpdate:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{D03557FD-202C-43BD-940E-0602AD7ECEF6}\setup.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall LiveUpdate.
Uninstall LiveUpdate

8. After uninstalling LiveUpdate, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong LiveUpdate that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling LiveUpdate using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or directories 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 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
Software Application


The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall LiveUpdate by ASUSTeK Computer Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that LiveUpdate by ASUSTeK Computer Inc. is not a good application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall LiveUpdate in case 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.

2016-07-21 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-20 22:45:03.337