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What percent of users and experts removed it?
25% remove it75% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #28,954
United States Rank #24,927
Reach 0.0057%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.65 days
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Average installed length: 242.55 days

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Driver Fetch

What is Driver Fetch?  (from Blitware Technology)

Whether it's because you're trying to install new hardware, optimize your computer's performance, or troubleshoot a system problem, updating your drivers is something every computer user has to face eventually. Unfortunately, finding the right driver for your hardware can be time-consuming and error-prone. We created...  Read more


Driver Fetch is a software program developed by Blitware Technology. 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 primary executable is named DriverFetch.exe. The setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 13.71 MB (14,378,643 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 44% of users of Driver Fetch come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: blitware.com
Help link: support.blitware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Driver Fetch\\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Driver Fetch\\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 13.71 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Driver Fetch

Program executable:DriverFetch.exe
Name:Driver Fetch
Driver Fetch by Blitware Technology Inc.
Path:C:\Program Files\Driver Fetch\\DriverFetch.exe
Additional files:
  • lib.dll
  • DriverFetch.exe - Driver Fetch (Driver Fetch by Blitware Technology Inc.)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • blt_cpuid.dll
  • blt_kill_process.dll
  • blt_restore.dll
  • blt_scheduler.dll
  • cpuid.dll
  • htmlayout.dll (by Terra Informatica Software,, British Columbia, Canada) - HTMLayout (HTMLayout - embeddable HTML rendering and layout component)
  • kill_process.dll
  • python26.dll (by Python Software Foundation) - Python (Python Core)
  • restore.dll
  • scheduler.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DriverFetch.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Driver Fetch' (runs weekly on Sundays at 02:04 AM).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DriverFetch.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Driver Fetch' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Driver Fetch\\DriverFetch.exe" --start-trayed.

How do I remove Driver Fetch?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.75%
Windows Vista 18.75%
Windows XP 12.50%
Windows 8 5.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.04%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.66%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.13%
Windows 7 Professional 6.33%
Windows Vista Home Basic 5.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.33%
  United Kingdom 15.46%
  Canada 12.37%
  Australia 3.09%
  Brazil 3.09%
  Germany 3.09%
  Egypt 2.06%
  Israel 2.06%
  Argentina 1.03%
  BD 1.03%
  Belgium 1.03%
  DZ 1.03%
  Ireland 1.03%
  India 1.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 35.48%
Hewlett-Packard 27.42%
Acer 22.58%
Gateway 4.84%
American Megatrends 3.23%
Lenovo 3.23%
Medion 1.61%
Common models
Dell Studio XPS 8100 4.29%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro M30 1.43%
TOSHIBA Satellite L510 1.43%
Dell Studio XPS 435MT 1.43%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 1.43%
Dell OptiPlex 740 Enhance... 1.43%


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