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Should I remove DriverAssist?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
51% remove it49% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Poor
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,925
United States Rank #4,289
Reach 0.0725%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.21 days
65.23 days >
Average installed length: 34.27 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0 100.00%

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DriverAssist

What is DriverAssist?  (from SafeBytes Software)

The Driver Assist software is based on sophisticated technology that automatically detects all of the appropriate PC drivers in a matter of seconds. It will then match them with the latest available version, and update every driver required by your system with a compatible version on a regular basis. Additionally, Driv...  Read more

Overview

DriverAssist is a program developed by SafeBytes Software. 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 DriverAssist.exe. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 13.13 MB (13,763,748 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 71% of users of DriverAssist come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: SafeBytes
URL: www.driverassist.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DriverAssist\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\DriverAssist\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 13.13 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DriverAssist

Program executable:DriverAssist.exe
Name:DriverAssist
Path:C:\Program Files\DriverAssist\DriverAssist.exe
MD5:99fc9da7e21026837e168991cc09d3cb
  • PreviousScanResults.json

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DriverAssist.exe is scheduled as a task named 'DriverAssist.Scanning' (runs daily at 3:01 PM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • DriverAssist.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named DriverAssist.Autostart.

How do I remove DriverAssist?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 65%
Win Vista 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 51%
Keep it 49%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 64.70%
Windows 7 25.57%
Windows Vista 7.08%
Windows XP 2.65%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 37.54%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.72%
Windows 8.1 13.20%
Windows 10 Pro 6.70%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.81%
Windows 7 Professional 4.73%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.78%
  United Kingdom 16.76%
  Australia 5.26%
  Canada 4.43%
  UA 0.62%
  New Zealand 0.48%
  Philippines 0.14%
  PR 0.14%
  United Arab Emirates 0.07%
  Belgium 0.07%
  Brazil 0.07%
  CY 0.07%
  Czech Republic 0.07%
  France 0.07%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.72%
Dell 27.62%
Acer 12.14%
Toshiba 10.47%
ASUS 5.46%
Lenovo 4.25%
Samsung 1.97%
GIGABYTE 1.37%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.41%
ASUS All Series 4.13%
Dell Inspiron 3847 4.13%
HP 15 Notebook PC 4.13%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.31%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.03%

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