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Should I remove IDrive for Windows Version -?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #25,739
United States Rank #17,523
Reach 0.0073%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 219.79 days
825.60 days >
Average installed length: 433.79 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
5.0 100.00%

Other programs by Pro Softnet Corp

IDrive for Windows Version - 5.0

Overview

IDrive for Windows Version - 5.0 is a software program developed by Pro Softnet Corp. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 62 files and is usually about 28.8 MB (30,201,134 bytes). 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 68% of users of IDrive for Windows Version - come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.idrive.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\IDriveWindows\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\IDriveWindows\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 28.8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by IDrive for Windows Version - 5.0

  • idwvss2003.exe - IBackup for Windows (Open file backup Application)
  • idwvssvista.exe
  • idwvssvista64.exe
  • idwvssxp.exe
  • idrivewd_501.exe - IDrive for Windows
  • idwbg_500.exe
  • idwbg_501.exe
  • idwindows_500.exe
  • idwindows_501.exe
  • idwmonitor.exe
  • idwsrv.dll
  • idwstop.exe
  • IBToolTips.dll - IBToolTip
  • idrivewd_600.exe - IDrive
  • idwbg_600.exe
  • idwvss200364.exe
  • idwvssxp64.exe
  • IBLocalDB.dll
  • idwservice_501.exe - IDriveService Module
  • idw_web.exe - OnlineWebAccess
  • idwadminsrv.exe - IDWAdmin Module
  • ibimagecreater.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • idwservice_501.exe runs as a service named 'IDriveService' (IDriveService).
  • idwadminsrv.exe runs as a service named 'IDWAdmin' (IDWAdmin).
5 Startup Files (User Run)
  • idwmonitor.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'IDrive Monitor' and executes as "C:\Program Files\IDriveWindows\idwmonitor.exe" Min.
  • idwbg_501.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'IDrive Background process' and executes as "C:\Program Files\IDriveWindows\idwbg_501.exe".
  • idwbg_500.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'IDrive Background process' and executes as "C:\Program Files\IDriveWindows\idwbg_500.exe".
  • idwbg_600.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'IDrive Background process' and executes as "C:\Program Files\IDriveWindows\idwbg_600.exe".
  • idwindows_501.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'IDriveforWindows' and executes as "C:\Program Files\IDriveWindows\idwindows_501.exe".
4 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • idwmonitor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'IDrive Monitor' which loads as "C:\Program Files\IDriveWindows\idwmonitor.exe" Min.
  • idwbg_501.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'IDrive Background process' which loads as "C:\Program Files\IDriveWindows\idwbg_501.exe".
  • idwbg_500.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'IDrive Background process' which loads as "C:\Program Files\IDriveWindows\idwbg_500.exe".
  • idwbg_600.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'IDrive Background process' which loads as "C:\Program Files\IDriveWindows\idwbg_600.exe".

How do I remove IDrive for Windows Version -?

Quickly and completely remove IDrive for Windows Version - 5.0 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall IDrive for Windows Version - 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 IDrive for Windows Version - 5.0, 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 IDrive for Windows Version -.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win Vista 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.70%
Windows 8 9.71%
Windows Vista 7.77%
Windows XP 5.83%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.54%
Windows 7 Professional 14.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.65%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.83%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.83%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 3.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.63%
  United Kingdom 4.32%
  Canada 2.88%
  Australia 2.16%
  Israel 2.16%
  Germany 1.44%
  Spain 1.44%
  France 1.44%
  India 1.44%
  Italy 1.44%
  Japan 1.44%
  Mexico 1.44%
  Sweden 1.44%
  South Africa 1.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.58%
Dell 28.17%
GIGABYTE 8.45%
ASUS 7.04%
Lenovo 7.04%
Toshiba 5.63%
Acer 4.23%
American Megatrends 4.23%
Intel 2.82%
Gateway 1.41%
Compaq 1.41%
Common models
Dell Vostro 420 Series 4.60%
Dell XPS 8300 3.45%
Compaq-Presario NY540AA-A... 2.30%
Dell Inspiron 570 2.30%
Dell Vostro 260s 2.30%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.30%

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