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59% remove it41% keep it
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Average installed length: 104.25 days

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Brother Drivers Update Utility

What is Brother Drivers Update Utility?  (from DGTSoft)

Brother Drivers Update Utility updates your system drivers for Brother devices automatically with just several clicks. It will scan your system first then download and install Brother official drivers to let your Brother device work properly.


Brother Drivers Update Utility is a program developed by DGTSoft. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 14.93 MB (15,652,218 bytes). update.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dgtsoft.com/drivers-update-utility/brother-drivers-update-utility.htm
Help link: www.dgtsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Brother Drivers Update Utility\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Brother Drivers Update Utility\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 14.93 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Brother Drivers Update Utility

  • DriverUpdateUtility.exe - DGTSoft Drivers Update Utility (Drivers Update Utility Series)
  • DriverBackUp.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • update.dll
  • DPInst.exe (by Microsoft) - Driver Package Installer (DPInst) (Driver Package Installer)
  • driverlib.dll (by Hise software) - Wise Drivers (
  • KillTask.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DriverUpdateUtility.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FD02E5D2-A12F-4F68-B572-8581BA4F5C12}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DriverUpdateUtility.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ASUS Drivers Update Utility' which loads as C:\Program Files\ASUS Drivers Update Utility\DriverUpdateUtility.exe.

How do I remove Brother Drivers Update Utility?

Quickly and completely remove Brother Drivers Update Utility from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Brother Drivers Update Utility from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Brother Drivers Update Utility, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Brother Drivers Update Utility.

Win Vista (SP2) 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 59%
Keep it 41%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Gateway 50.00%
Acer 50.00%

Publisher URL: www.dgtsoft.com


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