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RegCloseKey, RegQueryValueW, RegOpenKeyW, RegEnumKeyW, RegDeleteKeyW, RegSetValueExW, RegQueryValueExW, RegOpenKeyExW, RegCreateKeyExW
SetMapMode, PtVisible, RectVisible, TextOutW, Escape, SelectObject, SetViewportOrgEx, OffsetViewportOrgEx, SetViewportExtEx, RestoreDC, SetWindowExtEx, ScaleWindowExtEx, DeleteDC, GetStockObject, SaveDC, DeleteObject, ExtTextOutW, GetDeviceCaps, CreateBitmap, SetBkColor, SetTextColor, GetClipBox, ScaleViewportExtEx
SetErrorMode, GlobalFlags, GetModuleHandleA, WritePrivateProfileStringW, RtlUnwind, HeapAlloc, GetCommandLineA, HeapReAlloc, ExitProcess, ExitThread, CreateThread, VirtualProtect, VirtualAlloc, GetSystemInfo, VirtualQuery, HeapSize, TerminateProcess, UnhandledExceptionFilter, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, IsDebuggerPresent, VirtualFree, HeapCreate, HeapDestroy, GetStdHandle, GetModuleFileNameA, GetCPInfo, GetACP, GetOEMCP, IsValidCodePage, SetHandleCount, GetFileType, GetStartupInfoA, FreeEnvironmentStringsA, GetEnvironmentStrings, FreeEnvironmentStringsW, GetEnvironmentStringsW, QueryPerformanceCounter, GetTickCount, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, GetTimeZoneInformation, InitializeCriticalSectionAndSpinCount, GetConsoleCP, GetConsoleMode, LCMapStringA, LCMapStringW, GetStringTypeA, TlsFree, GetLocaleInfoA, CreateFileA, SetStdHandle, WriteConsoleA, GetConsoleOutputCP, WriteConsoleW, SetEnvironmentVariableA, SizeofResource, LockResource, LoadResource, FindResourceW, MultiByteToWideChar, FreeLibrary, LocalFree, FormatMessageW, GetLastError, GetModuleFileNameW, GetLocaleInfoW, GetUserDefaultLCID, GetUserDefaultLangID, LoadLibraryW, lstrlenW, WaitForSingleObject, GetProcAddress, CreateEventW, CreateDirectoryW, ResetEvent, SetEvent, Sleep, GetVersionExW, AllocConsole, GetNumberFormatW, InterlockedIncrement, InterlockedDecrement, DeleteFileW, lstrlenA, WideCharToMultiByte, HeapFree, GetProcessHeap, LocalAlloc, InterlockedExchange, LoadLibraryA, RaiseException, GetVersionExA, GetModuleHandleW, DeleteCriticalSection, LocalReAlloc, TlsSetValue, TlsAlloc, InitializeCriticalSection, GlobalHandle, GlobalReAlloc, EnterCriticalSection, TlsGetValue, LeaveCriticalSection, GetFullPathNameW, GetVolumeInformationW, GetCurrentProcess, lstrcmpW, SetLastError, CompareStringW, GlobalDeleteAtom, SetEndOfFile, FlushFileBuffers, SetFilePointer, WriteFile, ReadFile, GetCurrentProcessId, SuspendThread, ResumeThread, SetThreadPriority, GetCurrentThread, ConvertDefaultLocale, EnumResourceLanguagesW, lstrcmpA, CompareStringA, GlobalFindAtomW, CreateFileW, CloseHandle, FindFirstFileW, FindClose, FileTimeToLocalFileTime, FileTimeToSystemTime, GlobalFree, GlobalAlloc, GlobalLock, GlobalUnlock, GetCurrentThreadId, GlobalAddAtomW, GetStringTypeW
CoCreateInstance, StringFromGUID2, CoGetObject, CoInitializeEx, CoUninitialize, CoDisconnectObject
PathRemoveExtensionW, PathFindExtensionW, PathStripToRootW, PathIsUNCW, PathFindFileNameW
URLDownloadToCacheFileW, URLDownloadToFileW
LoadCursorW, GetSysColorBrush, ReleaseDC, GetDC, GrayStringW, DrawTextExW, DrawTextW, TabbedTextOutW, ClientToScreen, DestroyMenu, UnregisterClassW, CharUpperW, GetWindowThreadProcessId, SetCursor, GetMessageW, TranslateMessage, GetActiveWindow, GetCursorPos, ValidateRect, PostQuitMessage, IsWindowEnabled, ShowWindow, SetWindowTextW, SetMenuItemBitmaps, GetMenuCheckMarkDimensions, LoadBitmapW, ModifyMenuW, GetMenuState, EnableMenuItem, CheckMenuItem, RegisterWindowMessageW, LoadIconW, WinHelpW, GetCapture, SetWindowsHookExW, CallNextHookEx, GetClassLongW, GetClassNameW, SetPropW, GetPropW, RemovePropW, GetFocus, GetWindowTextW, GetLastActivePopup, DispatchMessageW, GetDlgItem, GetTopWindow, DestroyWindow, UnhookWindowsHookEx, GetMessageTime, GetMessagePos, PeekMessageW, MapWindowPoints, GetKeyState, SetMenu, SetForegroundWindow, IsWindowVisible, GetClientRect, GetSubMenu, GetMenuItemID, GetMenuItemCount, CreateWindowExW, GetClassInfoExW, GetClassInfoW, RegisterClassW, GetSysColor, AdjustWindowRectEx, GetParent, CopyRect, PtInRect, GetDlgCtrlID, SendMessageW, DefWindowProcW, CallWindowProcW, GetMenu, GetWindowLongW, SetWindowLongW, SetWindowPos, SystemParametersInfoA, IsIconic, GetWindowPlacement, GetWindowRect, GetSystemMetrics, GetWindow, GetForegroundWindow, IsWindow, MessageBoxW, EnableWindow, PostMessageW
ClosePrinter, OpenPrinterW, DocumentPropertiesW
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Apple Software Update by Apple Inc. (Signed)

Remove SoftwareUpdateFiles.dll
Version:   2.1.3
MD5:   74b5041dfb014b1a3768f5f033675056
SHA1:   fa163d8c03c43b90f6c92fcceab45b3bcbab3235
SHA256:   6d9f334745dd8162a6fbd5808a2f5a188eeee1dfe67714994a54cde65d891c50

What is SoftwareUpdateFiles.dll?

Software Update is a software tool by Apple Inc. that installs the latest version of Apple software on computers. A Windows version has been available since the introduction of iTunes 7, under the name Apple Software Update. Software Update automatically informs users of new updates. Apple software includes Safari, iTunes for Windows, Bonjour for Windows, and QuickTime for Windows.

About SoftwareUpdateFiles.dll (from Apple Inc.)

On a Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, or Vista-based PC, you can use Apple Software Update for Windows to keep your Apple software up-to-date via the Internet. Apple software includes Safari, iTunes for Wi


File name:softwareupdatefiles.dll
Publisher:Apple Inc.
Product name:Apple Software Update
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\apple software update\softwareupdatefiles.dll
File version:2.1.3
Size:343.81 KB (352,064 bytes)
Issued to:Apple Inc.
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Sunday, May 17, 2009
Expiration date:Sunday, June 26, 2011
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows GUI
File packed:No
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The following programs will install this file
Apple Inc.
21% remove
With a Windows PC, you can use Apple Software Update for Windows to keep your Apple software up-to-date via the Internet. Apple software includes Safari, iTunes for Windows, Bonjour for Windows, and QuickTime for Windows. In addition to releasing new versions of the system software at regular intervals, Apple also releases a stream of free software updates to enrich your computing experience. Windows automatically checks weekly for soft...
Apple Inc.
9% remove
Apple's iTunes is a proprietary media player computer program, used for playing and organizing digital music and video files on desktop computers. It can also manage contents on iPod, iPhone and iPad. iTunes is an application that allows the user to purchase and manage audio and video on a personal computer, acting as a front end for Apple's QuickTime media player. Officially, using iTunes is required in order to manage the audio of an ...
Apple Inc.
10% remove
QuickTime Player 7 supports older media formats, such as QTVR, interactive QuickTime movies, and MIDI files on Snow Leopard and OS X Lion. It also accepts QuickTime 7 Pro registration codes, which turn on QuickTime Pro functions. QuickTime Player 7 will be installed in the Utilities folder in the Applications folder.
Asmedia Technology
6% remove
This is the software driver package for the installed Asmedia ASM104x USB 3.0 Host Controller. The driver package is required in order for the Asmedia ASM104x USB enabled device to function properly and is the software that allows your computer to communicate with this hardware or device.

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows Vista Home Premium 40.00%
Windows 8.1 20.00%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 100.00% of Apple Software Update.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
ASUS 28.57%
Toshiba 28.57%
Dell 28.57%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
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