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Should I remove DELL Drivers Update Utility?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #34,821
United States Rank #34,213
Reach 0.0037%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 0.49 days
1.55 days >
Average installed length: 0.81 days

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DELL Drivers Update Utility

What is DELL Drivers Update Utility?  (from DGTSoft)

DELL Drivers Update Utility updates your drivers for DELL devices automatically with just several clicks. It will scan your system first then download and install DELL official drivers to let your DELL device work properly. Using the most accurate and comprehensive Driver Scanning Engine (DSE) in the world, Drivers Upd...  Read more

Overview

DELL Drivers Update Utility is a software program developed by DGTSoft. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 14.93 MB (15,652,133 bytes). The installed file update.dll 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 36% of users of DELL Drivers Update Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in France and India.

Program detailsProgram details

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

Program filesFiles installed by DELL Drivers Update Utility

  • DriverUpdateUtility.exe - DGTSoft Drivers Update Utility (Drivers Update Utility Series)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • update.dll
  • DriverBackUp.exe
  • DPInst.exe (by Microsoft) - Driver Package Installer (DPInst) (Driver Package Installer)
  • driverlib.dll (by Hise software) - Wise Drivers (1.0.0.2)
  • 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 DELL Drivers Update Utility?

Quickly and completely remove DELL 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 DELL 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 DELL 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 DELL Drivers Update Utility.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win XP 10%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.31%
Windows 8 23.08%
Windows XP 9.62%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.23%
Windows 7 Professional 15.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.62%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.69%
Windows 8.1 5.77%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.07%
  France 6.56%
  India 4.92%
  Iran 4.92%
  Belgium 3.28%
  Egypt 3.28%
  United Kingdom 3.28%
  Pakistan 3.28%
  Australia 1.64%
  Brazil 1.64%
  Colombia 1.64%
  Dominican Republic 1.64%
  DZ 1.64%
  ET 1.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 86.27%
Acer 5.88%
Alienware 3.92%
Hewlett-Packard 1.96%
Gateway 1.96%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 3521 4.08%
Dell Inspiron N4010 4.08%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.08%
Dell Inspiron N5050 4.08%
Dell Inspiron One 2330 4.08%
Dell Latitude E6410 4.08%

Publisher URL: www.dgtsoft.com

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