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Should I remove DriverPack Solution Updater?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
56% remove it44% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Poor
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,628
United States Rank #6,489
Reach 0.4913%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.56 days
163.93 days >
Average installed length: 86.13 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
0.0.25 99.85%
0.0.24 0.15%

DriverPack Solution Updater

What is DriverPack Solution Updater?

DriverPack Solution Updater is the updater program which runs with Windows (in the background as a service) and automatically starts up when your computer boots. It checks for updates and automatically downloads and installs them if found based on the user's settings.

Overview

The most used version is 0.0.25, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is drvupdater.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 1.91 MB (2,007,720 bytes). DrvUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: drp.su
Installation folder: C:\Documents and Settings\Administrador\Datos de programa\DRPSu
Uninstaller: C:\Documents and Settings\Administrador\Datos de programa\DRPSu\DrvUpdater.exe /uninstall
Estimated size: 1.91 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DriverPack Solution Updater

Program executable:drvupdater.exe
Name:DRP Su Updater
Signed by:Kuzyakov Artur Vyacheslavovich IP
Path:C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application data\drpsu\drvupdater.exe
MD5:b1ad855a9ee2bed8f96e5c3285eba4ab
DRP Su Updater is the software updater program which runs in the background of Windows and automatically starts up when your PC boots. It checks for software udpates and automatically downloads and installs them if found. The updater will...

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DrvUpdater.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2FB0A989-3990-4CC0-8DAC-532D70A20A5F}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • DrvUpdater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named DrvUpdater (3).
Startup File (User Run)
  • DrvUpdater.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DrvUpdater' and executes as C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\DRPSu\DrvUpdater.exe /hide.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • DrvUpdater.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\DRPSu\DrvUpdater.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

DrvUpdater.exe
Memory:2.4 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0035450088%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00144347%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00210154%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:79,955
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:6
70 average
I/O reads/min:2 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove DriverPack Solution Updater?

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

WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 56%
Keep it 44%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#1,628

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.72%
Windows 8 15.56%
Windows XP 9.53%
Windows Vista 1.15%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 45.67%
Windows 7 Professional 13.56%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.56%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.64%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.94%
Windows 8 Pro 3.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

8.31% of installs come from DZ
Which countries install it?
  DZ 8.31%
  United States 8.16%
  Iran 7.91%
  MA 7.59%
  Russia 5.26%
  IQ 5.06%
  Egypt 4.28%
  India 4.07%
  Brazil 3.70%
  Turkey 2.38%
  United Kingdom 2.19%
  Indonesia 2.16%
  Saudi Arabia 2.16%
  UA 2.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.37%
Dell 22.30%
Acer 21.22%
GIGABYTE 8.32%
ASUS 7.53%
Toshiba 5.42%
Samsung 3.93%
Lenovo 3.17%
Intel 1.73%
American Megatrends 1.03%
Sahara 0.99%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 8.29%
Dell Inspiron N5110 5.16%
Dell Inspiron 3521 4.47%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.56%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.60%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.60%

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