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Should I remove DriverMax 5?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,216
United States Rank #11,281
Reach 0.0349%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.53 days
694.09 days >
Average installed length: 364.69 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
5.96.0.836 9.80%
5.95.0.833 4.08%
5.94.0.830 3.27%
5.93.0.823 5.51%
5.92.0.822 3.27%
5.91.0.821 3.47%
5.9.0.811 5.71%
5.8.0.807 5.51%
5.7.0.800 7.35%
5.6.0.799 10.82%
5.5.0.789 17.76%
5.4.0.750 4.29%
5.31.0.560 8.37%

DriverMax 5

What is DriverMax 5?  (from Innovative Solutions)

DriverMax is a new tool that finds and downloads the latest driver updates for your computer. No more searching for rare drivers on discs or on the web or inserting one installation CD after the other. Just create a free account, log in, and start downloading the updates that you need. Most of the situations when Windo...  Read more

Overview

DriverMax 5 is a program developed by Innovative Solutions. The most used version is 5.5.0.789, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is devices.exe. The software installer includes 18 files and is usually about 14.84 MB (15,562,164 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 37% of users of DriverMax 5 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.innovative-sol.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Innovative Solutions\DriverMax\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Innovative Solutions\DriverMax\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 14.84 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DriverMax 5

Program executable:devices.exe
Name:DriverMax
Path:C:\Program Files\Innovative Solutions\DriverMax\devices.exe
MD5:2143fd25d63a9fbdd38ceed15a7271e4
Additional files:
  • innoupd.exe - Innovative Solutions Software Updater (Software Updater)
  • drivermax.exe - DriverMax
  • innorst.exe - Application restarting tool
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • devices_agent.exe
  • stop_dmx.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • devices.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DriverMax_RESTART' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Innovative Solutions\DriverMax\devices.exe" -RESTART.
  • drivermax.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DriverMax_RESTART' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Innovative Solutions\DriverMax\drivermax.exe" -RESTART.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • drivermax.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DriverMax' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Innovative Solutions\DriverMax\drivermax.exe" -agent.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

drivermax.exe
Memory:51.39 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0679628660%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.04055282%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.02741005%
0.015104% average

How do I remove DriverMax 5?

Quickly and completely remove DriverMax 5 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall DriverMax 5 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 DriverMax 5, 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 DriverMax 5.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Vista 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.55%
Windows XP 25.71%
Windows Vista 13.88%
Windows 8 2.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 25.41%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.85%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.66%
Windows 7 Professional 10.25%
Windows 7 Enterprise 2.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.19%
  Germany 10.53%
  Brazil 6.67%
  United Kingdom 5.44%
  Italy 3.51%
  Canada 3.33%
  France 2.98%
  Netherlands 2.98%
  Belgium 2.63%
  Australia 1.93%
  Hungary 1.75%
  Spain 1.40%
  Israel 1.23%
  Japan 1.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.24%
Hewlett-Packard 20.73%
Acer 13.41%
GIGABYTE 12.60%
ASUS 5.69%
Intel 4.88%
American Megatrends 4.47%
Toshiba 4.07%
Medion 2.44%
Sahara 2.44%
Samsung 2.03%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.41%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.38%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.38%
Dell OptiPlex GX280 ... 2.70%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 2.70%
Dell Dimension 4700 ... 2.03%

Publisher URL: www.innovativesol.com

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