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Should I remove HP DigitalMedia Archive?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
United States Rank #42,786
Reach 0.0014%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.67 days
233.91 days >
Average installed length: 122.90 days


2.0 52.63%
1.2 47.37%

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HP DigitalMedia Archive


HP DigitalMedia Archive is a program developed by Hewlett-Packard. The most used version is 2.0, 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 setup package is about 1.08 MB (1,133,056 bytes) when donwloaded. driverupdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 66% of users of HP DigitalMedia Archive come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sonic.com?lang=ENU
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\driverupdate
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F80239D8-7811-4D5E-B033-0D0BBFE32920}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.08 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HP DigitalMedia Archive

  • driverupdate.exe (by SlimWare Utilities) - DriverUpdate

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • driverupdate.exe is scheduled as a task named 'DriverUpdate Scan' (runs weekly on Saturdays at 13:48).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • driverupdate.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named DriverUpdate Startup.
Startup File (User Run)
  • driverupdate.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DriverUpdate' and executes as "C:\Program Files\DriverUpdate\DriverUpdate.exe" -boot.

How do I remove HP DigitalMedia Archive?

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

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 89.47%
Windows Vista 5.26%
Windows 8 5.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 89.47%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.26%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.71%
  Canada 8.57%
  France 5.71%
  Italy 5.71%
  United Kingdom 5.71%
  Switzerland 2.86%
  Australia 2.86%
  New Zealand 2.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 78.95%
American Megatrends 10.53%
Common models
HP Pavilion 061 EX265AA-A... 10.53%
HP Pavilion 061 RJ059AA-A... 10.53%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 10.53%
Compaq Presario 061 RF769... 10.53%
HP Pavilion 061 RJ774AA-A... 5.26%
HP Pavilion 061 RH948AA-U... 5.26%

About Hewlett-Packard

HP provides products, software solutions and services to consumers, from enterprises to consumers including customers in the government, health and education sectors.
Publisher URL: www.hp.com


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