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What percent of users and experts removed it?
49% remove it51% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #31,925
Reach 0.0046%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.35 days
146.52 days >
Average installed length: 76.99 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.0.0 100.00%

Convenient shortcuts

Overview

Convenient shortcuts is a software program developed by Kuzyakov Artur Vyacheslavovich IP. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The programs's main executable is DrvUpdater.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 2.4 MB of memory. It also includes a system tray icon that is displayed in the notifications area while the program is running. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 559.3 MB (586,467,710 bytes). The installed file DrvUpdater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 26% of users of Convenient shortcuts come from Russia, it is also popular in DZ and MA.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: DriverPack
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\drpsu
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\DRPSu\uninstall.cmd
Estimated size: 559.3 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Convenient shortcuts

Program executable:DrvUpdater.exe
Name:DRP Su Updater
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\drpsu\DrvUpdater.exe
MD5:1db3300fe6ef0d52ecabbb903fca6a41
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
DRP Su Updater is the software updater program which runs in the background of Windows and automatically starts up when your PC boots. It checks for software udpates and automatically downloads and installs them if found. The updater will...
Additional files:
  • DrvUpdater.exe - DRP Su Updater
  • removePinned.vbs

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DrvUpdater.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2FB0A989-3990-4CC0-8DAC-532D70A20A5F}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • DrvUpdater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named DrvUpdater (3).
Startup File (User Run)
  • DrvUpdater.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DrvUpdater' and executes as C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\DRPSu\DrvUpdater.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • DrvUpdater.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\DRPSu\DrvUpdater.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

DrvUpdater.exe
Memory:2.4 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0035450088%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00144347%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00210154%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:79,955
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:6
70 average
I/O reads/min:2 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Convenient shortcuts?

Quickly and completely remove Convenient shortcuts from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Convenient shortcuts 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 Convenient shortcuts, 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 Convenient shortcuts.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win XP 2%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 49%
Keep it 51%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.03%
Windows 8 45.45%
Windows XP 1.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 32.31%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 13.85%
Windows 8.1 Pro 12.31%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.69%
Windows 7 Professional 6.15%
Windows 10 Pro 4.62%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.09% of installs come from Russia
Which countries install it?
  Russia 26.09%
  DZ 10.14%
  MA 8.70%
  UA 7.25%
  United States 7.25%
  Germany 4.35%
  Egypt 4.35%
  IQ 4.35%
  Brazil 2.90%
  TN 2.90%
  Turkey 2.90%
  United Arab Emirates 1.45%
  Spain 1.45%
  United Kingdom 1.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
Acer 22.73%
Hewlett-Packard 18.18%
ASUS 15.91%
Lenovo 9.09%
Toshiba 4.55%
Alienware 2.27%
American Megatrends 2.27%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.56%
ASUSTeK X551MA 3.70%
ASUSTeK X551CAP 3.70%
HP 250 G3 Notebook PC 3.70%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.70%
Dell Inspiron N5050 3.70%

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