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62% remove it38% keep it
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VersionDistribution
11.0.0.1112 100.00%

Driver Genius Pro 11.0.0.1112

Overview

Driver Genius Pro 11.0.0.1112 is a program developed by l-rePack. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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). A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 22.01 MB (23,075,524 bytes). LiveUpdate.exe 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 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 41% of users of Driver Genius Pro come from Russia, it is also popular in UA and the United States.
Driver Genius Pro has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: l-rePack®
URL: www.driver-soft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Driver Genius\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Driver Genius\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 22.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Driver Genius Pro 11.0.0.1112

  • CodejockControls.ocx (by Codejock Software) - Xtreme Suite ActiveX Control Module
  • XceedZip.dll (by Xceed Software Inc (450) 442-2626 [email protected] www.xceedsoft.com) - Xceed Zip Compression Library
  • LiveUpdate.exe (by [email protected] Shareware KILLER :)) - Driver Genius LiveBDUpdater
  • HWiNFO32.dll (by Martin MalĂ­k - REALiX) - HWiNFO32 Client Library (HWiNFO32 Dynamic Link Library)
  • clmultidx7.ocx (by Clever Components) - Clever Internet Suite (Clever Internet ActiveX Suite)
  • AlphaImageControl.ocx - AlphaImageControl
  • DriverGenius.exe (by Driver-Soft) - Driver Genius
  • LiveUpdate1.exe (by Driver-Soft) - LiveUpdate
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • aspr_ide.dll - ASProtect IDE Helper
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DriverGenius.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E87AFA25-4D70-45A6-A733-CB845F7D27A4}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • DriverGenius.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Driver Genius.

How do I remove Driver Genius Pro?

Quickly and completely remove Driver Genius Pro 11.0.0.1112 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 Genius Pro 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 Genius Pro 11.0.0.1112, 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 Genius Pro.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 77%
Win 8 5%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 62%
Keep it 38%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 86.36%
Windows XP 4.55%
Windows Vista 4.55%
Windows 8 4.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 59.09%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.09%
Windows 7 Home Basic 9.09%
Windows 10 Enterprise 4.55%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.55%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.74% of installs come from Russia
Which countries install it?
  Russia 40.74%
  UA 22.22%
  United States 18.52%
  Canada 3.70%
  Kazakstan 3.70%
  Lithuania 3.70%
  Poland 3.70%
  Slovakia 3.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 30.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
GIGABYTE 15.00%
Samsung 10.00%
American Megatrends 10.00%
MSI 5.00%
Lenovo 5.00%
Alienware 5.00%
Common models
Unknow Unknow 5.56%
Samsung SR70S/SR71S 5.56%
Samsung RV418/RV518/RV718 5.56%
Samsung RV415/RV515/E3415 5.56%
Packard Bell EasyNote TK8... 5.56%
Packard Bell EasyNote TE6... 5.56%

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