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What percent of users and experts removed it?
61% remove it39% keep it
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2.1.1086.15856 75.00%
2.1.1086.15637 25.00%

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DL Driver Updater


DL Driver Updater is a program developed by Systweak Inc. The most used version is 2.1.1086.15856, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up (this is typically done to avoid any UAC prompts). 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 main program executable is dldu.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 14.88 MB (15,607,447 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 78% of users of DL Driver Updater come from the United States, it is also popular in Saudi Arabia and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Systweak Software
URL: dlcleaner.systweak.com/dldriverupdater
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DL Driver Updater\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\DL Driver Updater\unins000.exe" /silent
Estimated size: 14.88 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DL Driver Updater

Program executable:dldu.exe
Name:DL Driver Updater
Path:C:\Program Files\dl driver updater\dldu.exe
Additional files:
  • unrar.dll (by Alexander Roshal) - RAR decompression library
  • isxdl.dll (by Bjørnar Henden) - ISX Download DLL
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • difxapi.dll (by Microsoft) - Driver Install Frameworks API (DIFxAPI) (Driver Install Frameworks for API library module)
  • difxapi64.dll (by Microsoft)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • dldu.exe is scheduled as a task named 'DLDriverUpdater_UPDATES' (runs weekly on Wednesdays at 6:47 PM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • dldu.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named DLDriverUpdaterRunAtStartup.

How do I remove DL Driver Updater?

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Or, you can uninstall DL Driver Updater 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 DL Driver Updater, 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 DL Driver Updater.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win 8 25%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 61%
Keep it 39%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows 8 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 8.1 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.78%
  Saudi Arabia 11.11%
  United Kingdom 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Toshiba 25.00%
Intel 25.00%
Common models
Elonex PLC AWRDACPI 25.00%
Dell Studio XPS 7100 25.00%
Dell Inspiron 5523 25.00%

About Systweak Inc

Advanced System Optimizer is a software utility for Windows that has utilities for optimization, speedup, cleanup, memory management, etc.
Publisher URL: www.systweak.com


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