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VersionDistribution 75.51% 24.49%

Hercules HD Twist


Hercules HD Twist is a program developed by Hercules. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 hdrvupd.exe. The software installer includes 59 files and is usually about 69.27 MB (72,637,682 bytes). libupdate.dll 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 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 63% of users of Hercules HD Twist come from France, it is also popular in the United States and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hercules\Hercules HD Twist
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{C4A295C7-E787-48BA-AA35-26781B3D8007}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 69.27 MB
Language: Italian

Program filesFiles installed by Hercules HD Twist

Program executable:hdrvupd.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Hercules\Hercules HD Twist\hdrvupd.exe
Additional files:
  • NewSound.dll (by Guillemot) - Hercules Webcam Station Evolution (Hercules Webcam Station Evolution dll)
  • HWCmsgbx.dll (by Guillemot) - msgbx Dynamic Link Library
  • ControlUISkin2.dll - Hercules Xtra Controller (Hercules Xtra Controller Main Application)
  • FXCore.dll - Webcam Station Evolution (FXCore Dynamic Link Library)
  • libcmmn.dll - libcmmn Dynamic Link Library
  • libupdate.dll - libupdate Dynamic Link Library
  • libupdateARA.dll
  • libupdateDEU.dll
  • libupdateELL.dll
  • libupdateESP.dll
  • libupdateFRA.dll
  • libupdateITA.dll
  • libupdateNLD.dll
  • libupdatePLK.dll
  • libupdatePTB.dll
  • libupdateRUS.dll
  • libupdateTRK.dll
  • SkinPack.dll - SkinPack Dynamic Link Library
  • RvcLib.dll (by Realtek semiconductor)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • hdrvupd.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4DAA337B-D9CD-4863-9EB6-CC63861E164C}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Hercules HD Twist?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.18%
Windows 8 25.51%
Windows Vista 8.16%
Windows XP 7.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.78%
Windows 7 Professional 10.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.20%
Windows 8.1 9.18%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.14%
Windows 10 Home 5.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.00% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 63.00%
  United States 13.00%
  Germany 11.00%
  Belgium 3.00%
  Italy 3.00%
  Spain 2.00%
  Brazil 1.00%
  Switzerland 1.00%
  Austria 1.00%
  Portugal 1.00%
  United Kingdom 1.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 42.11%
Hewlett-Packard 21.05%
Dell 8.77%
ASUS 8.77%
American Megatrends 3.51%
Gateway 1.75%
Common models
Acer Aspire XC600 3.61%
MSI MS-7788 2.41%
ASUS All Series 2.41%
Acer Aspire X3400 2.41%
Acer Aspire TC-105 1.20%
Sony SVD1121Q2EB 1.20%


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