Software Version Updater Software Version Updater

A guide to uninstall Software Version Updater from your PC

Software Version Updater is a software application. This page is comprised of details on how to uninstall it from your PC. Software Version Updater is typically set up in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\14596 folder, however this location may vary a lot depending on the user's option when installing the application. Software Version Updater's entire uninstall command line is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\14596\a17437.exe /uninstall. The application's main executable file is labeled a17437.exe and it has a size of 600.50 KB (614912 bytes).

The executables below are part of Software Version Updater. They occupy about 600.50 KB (614912 bytes) on disk.

  • a17437.exe (600.50 KB)

This info is about Software Version Updater version alone. You can find below a few links to other Software Version Updater releases:

Following the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the PC. Some of these are listed below.

Directories found on disk:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\9798
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\AIR\Updater

Usually, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\9798\status.cfg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\9798\Updater.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\AIR\Updater\Background\META-INF\signatures.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\AIR\Updater\Background\mimetype
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\AIR\Updater\Background\updater
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\AIR\Updater\lastUpdateCheck
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Maxthon5\Temp\MxUp\MxUpIni\updater_index.htm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Telegram Desktop\tupdates\temp\Updater.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Telegram Desktop\Updater.exe

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\updater.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Updater.AmiUpd
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Adobe\Adobe Acrobat\11.0\Updater
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Foxit Software\Foxit PhantomPDF 5.0\plugins\Updater
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Google\Common\Google Updater
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\Adobe AIR Updater_RASAPI32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\Adobe AIR Updater_RASMANCS
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\Foxit Updater_RASAPI32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\Foxit Updater_RASMANCS
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\pdf24-Updater_RASAPI32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\pdf24-Updater_RASMANCS
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\Updater_RASAPI32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\Updater_RASMANCS
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{99C91FC5-DB5B-4AA0-BB70-5D89C5A4DF96}

Open regedit.exe to remove the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\AdobeARMservice\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\gusvc\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\gusvc\ImagePath

How to erase Software Version Updater from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

 Some computer users choose to uninstall this application. This can be easier said than done because deleting this by hand takes some know-how related to removing Windows programs manually. One of the best QUICK practice to uninstall Software Version Updater 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 on your PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your system.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system optimizer.

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 find Software Version Updater or simply activate the Search field and type in "Software Version Updater". If it is installed on your PC the Software Version Updater program will be found automatically. Notice that when you click Software Version Updater in the list of apps, the following data regarding the application is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding Software Version Updater, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you are about to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Software Version Updater.
Uninstall Software Version Updater

8. After removing Software Version Updater, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Software Version Updater that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Software Version Updater with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
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2015-01-16 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-01-16 14:05:35.130