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What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Fair
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,170
United States Rank #2,654
Reach 0.3426%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.25 days
213.86 days >
Average installed length: 112.36 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
7.72.0.1207 0.15%
7.71.0.1201 0.35%
7.69.0.1195 0.27%
7.69.0.1194 0.79%
7.68.0.1194 0.89%
7.67.0.1189 1.19%
7.66.0.1181 0.08%
7.65.0.1178 0.10%
7.64.0.1168 0.46%
7.63.0.1160 0.71%
7.62.0.1155 0.19%
7.61.0.1155 0.58%
7.60.0.1151 0.48%
7.59.0.1144 0.10%
7.59.0.1143 0.67%
7.58.0.1130 1.50%
7.57.0.1127 0.87%
7.56.0.1119 1.23%
7.55.0.1097 0.19%
7.54.0.1092 1.39%
7.53.0.1091 1.19%
7.52.0.1087 0.85%
7.51.0.1084 0.87%
7.50.0.1080 0.04%
7.49.0.1001 1.29%
7.48.0.1000 1.83%
7.47.0.998 2.35%
7.46.0.997 0.04%
7.45.0.740 2.41%
7.44.0.738 0.85%
7.43.0.723 0.02%
7.43.0.671 0.83%
7.42.0.665 2.02%
7.41.0.661 0.04%
7.41.0.653 0.08%
7.40.0.465 1.31%
7.38.0.463 0.02%
7.38.0.458 1.75%
7.37.0.451 1.50%
7.37.0.448 0.17%
7.36.0.429 0.44%
7.35.0.425 2.10%
7.34.0.423 2.02%
7.33.0.407 0.27%
7.32.0.407 3.29%
7.31.0.393 0.79%
7.30.0.392 1.33%
7.29.0.225 7.30%
7.28.0.206 5.33%
7.27.0.203 3.75%
7.26.0.202 3.02%
67 versions

DriverMax 7

What is DriverMax 7?  (from Innovative Solutions)

Quickly finds and downloads the right updated drivers for your hardware, for computers running Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP, 32-bit and 64-bit editions. You can also backup your drivers and reinstall them after a reformat. This reinstalls all your drivers in one step which takes less than 5 minutes and req...  Read more

Overview

DriverMax 7 is a program developed by Innovative Solutions. The most used version is 7.29.0.225, 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. 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 drivermax.exe. The software installer includes 27 files and is usually about 12.62 MB (13,228,503 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 38% of users of DriverMax 7 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.innovative-sol.com
Help link: www.drivermax.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Innovative Solutions\DriverMax\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Innovative Solutions\DriverMax\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 12.62 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DriverMax 7

Program executable:drivermax.exe
Name:DriverMax
Path:C:\Program Files\innovative solutions\drivermax\drivermax.exe
MD5:bdfc25c79db554a4401eaaf3fd02be7e
Additional files:
  • innoupd.exe - Innovative Solutions Software Updater (Software Updater)
  • devices.exe - DriverMax
  • drivermax de la Dan.exe
  • drivermax_IObitDel.exe
  • innorst.exe - Application restarting tool
  • innostp.exe - Application Starter
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • InnoSolUOs.exe
  • rbk32.exe
  • rbk64.exe
  • stop_dmx.exe
  • sync.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • drivermax.exe is scheduled as a task named 'DriverMaxWelcome' (runs daily at 11:54 PM).
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • innostp.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Application Starter - f1375f225883e83d52e8db9690775c3c.
  • drivermax.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named DriverMaxWelcomes.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • 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.
  • 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.
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:55.05 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000260039%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00002248%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000352%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:3,153,072
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:35.68 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:87 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove DriverMax 7?

Quickly and completely remove DriverMax 7 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 7 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 7, 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 7.

HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#2,170

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.17%
Windows 8 27.26%
Windows XP 6.58%
Windows Vista 4.88%
Windows Server 2003 0.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.63%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.16%
Windows 7 Professional 11.27%
Windows 8.1 7.92%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.55%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.51%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.21%
  Germany 6.72%
  United Kingdom 5.63%
  Italy 3.45%
  Brazil 3.39%
  Canada 3.24%
  Netherlands 3.24%
  France 2.77%
  Australia 2.32%
  Sweden 2.00%
  India 1.51%
  Belgium 1.45%
  DK 1.32%
  Spain 1.21%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.69%
Dell 21.19%
Acer 18.26%
ASUS 9.92%
GIGABYTE 7.46%
Toshiba 6.15%
Lenovo 3.26%
Intel 2.78%
Samsung 1.94%
American Megatrends 1.57%
Sahara 0.91%
Medion 0.88%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.70%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.93%
ASUS All Series 3.61%
Dell XPS 8300 2.85%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.74%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.41%

Publisher URL: www.innovativesol.com

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