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What does the ExtensionUpdaterService.exe file do?

The ExtensionUpdaterService.exe process is also known as Web Assistant Updater or, as the case may be, IB Updater and is a part of Web Assistant or, as the case may be, Updater By SweetPacks. This software is produced by Bit Cocktail. An obsolete or defective version of ExtensionUpdaterService.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about ExtensionUpdaterService.exe Web Assistant Updater

ExtensionUpdaterService.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file ExtensionUpdaterService.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 188,760 bytes (51% of all these files), 185,856 bytes, 183,808 bytes or, as the case may be, 183,296 bytes.
This file does not supply any version information or other description. This ExtensionUpdaterService.exe process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The ExtensionUpdaterService file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). For this reason, 53% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves ExtensionUpdaterService.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.

What do other computer users say about ExtensionUpdaterService?

The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.

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How to uninstall Web Assistant or Updater By SweetPacks

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To remove Web Assistant Updater from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Look for Web Assistant or Updater By SweetPacks in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if ExtensionUpdaterService.exe (Web Assistant Updater) was uninstalled cleanly

After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Web Assistant Updater. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Web Assistant Updater or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.

What to do if a program does not uninstall

The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.

Last but not least

If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or ExtensionUpdaterService.exe is causing problems for you, a good Registry Cleaner may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.

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