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What percent of users and experts removed it?
60% remove it40% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Fair
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,520
United States Rank #13,937
Reach 0.0256%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.34 days
481.94 days >
Average installed length: 253.22 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.00.0000 0.56%
2.00 96.38%
1.00.0000 3.06%

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Drivers For Free

What is Drivers For Free?

This is a free nagware limited verison of the Drivers HQ’s software.

About  (from PC Drivers HeadQuarters, Inc)

Download the latest Windows 7, Vista and XP drivers for your computer. Access to 27+ million device associated drivers.

Overview

Drivers For Free is a software program developed by PC Drivers HeadQuarters, Inc. The most common release is 2.00, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named DriversForFree.Client.exe. The setup package generally installs about 35 files and is usually about 7.42 MB (7,784,485 bytes). The installed file DriversHQ.ClientUpdater.ActivationProcessors.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 36% of users of Drivers For Free come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Drivers For Free
URL: www.DriversForFree.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Drivers For Free\Drivers For Free\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{09764316-ABC4-4469-AD5B-D3EACE45EE3D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.42 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Drivers For Free

Program executable:DriversForFree.Client.exe
Name:Drivers For Free
DriversForFree.Client
Path:C:\Program Files\Drivers For Free\Drivers For Free\DriversForFree.Client.exe
MD5:c637787c4ba048a02df99b222394a9c3
Additional files:
  • Common.dll - DriversHQ.Common
  • DriversForFree.Client.exe - Drivers For Free (DriversForFree.Client)
  • DriversForFree.Communication.dll - DriversForFree.Communication
  • DriversForFree.Library.dll - DriversForFree.Library
  • DriversHQ.Common.dll
  • DriversHQ.DownloadManager.Client.exe - Download Manager (DriversHQ.DownloadManager.Client)
  • DriversHQ.DownloadManager.Library.dll - DriversHQ.DownloadManager.Library
  • DriversHQ.DriverDetective.ExceptionLogging.dll - Driver Detective
  • ExceptionLogging.dll
  • DriversHQ.ClientUpdater.ActivationProcessors.dll - Client Updater (DriversHQ.ClientUpdater.ActivationProcessors)
  • DriversHQ.ClientUpdater.exe - DriversHQ.ClientUpdater
  • DriversHQ.ClientUpdater.Library.dll - DriversHQ.ClientUpdater.Library
  • DriversHQ.API.Client.Services.dll - API-2010-9 (DriversHQ.API.Client.Services)
  • DriversHQ.API.ClientLibrary.dll - DriversHQ.API.ClientLibrary
  • DriversHQ.API.Common.dll - DriversHQ.API.Common
  • DriversHQ.API.Types.dll - DriversHQ.API.Types
  • Interop.WindowsInstaller.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WindowsInstaller'.
  • Facebook.dll (by Thuzi) - Facebook C# SDK (Facebook)
  • DriversForFree.Communication.XmlSerializers.dll

How do I remove Drivers For Free?

Quickly and completely remove Drivers For Free 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 Drivers For Free 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 Drivers For Free, 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 Drivers For Free.
  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 7 (SP1) 56%
Win XP 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 60%
Keep it 40%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#13,520

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.12%
Windows 8 17.55%
Windows XP 11.42%
Windows Vista 8.64%
Windows Server 2003 0.28%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.53%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.25%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.48%
Windows 7 Professional 10.92%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.72%
Windows 8.1 5.04%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.73%
  United Kingdom 4.22%
  Germany 3.47%
  Italy 2.98%
  France 2.48%
  Romania 2.48%
  Australia 2.23%
  India 2.23%
  Netherlands 2.23%
  Canada 2.23%
  Brazil 1.99%
  MA 1.74%
  Philippines 1.74%
  South Africa 1.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.91%
Dell 23.32%
Acer 21.97%
ASUS 7.17%
Samsung 6.28%
Toshiba 5.38%
GIGABYTE 3.59%
American Megatrends 2.69%
Lenovo 1.79%
Intel 0.90%
Common models
ASUSTeK CM6330_CM6630_CM6... 3.70%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.70%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 2.96%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.22%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.22%
GBT AWRDACPI 2.22%

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