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Should I remove K9-DriverUpdater?

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45% remove it55% keep it
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1.0.1086.16665 33.33%
1.0.1086.16566 66.67%



K9-DriverUpdater is a program developed by K9Tools. The most used version is 1.0.1086.16566, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 k9du.exe. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 30.44 MB (31,918,049 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 63% of users of K9-DriverUpdater come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Mexico.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.K9Tools.com/k9du
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\K9-DriverUpdater\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\K9-DriverUpdater\unins000.exe" /silent
Estimated size: 30.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by K9-DriverUpdater

Program executable:k9du.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\k9-driverupdater\k9du.exe
Additional files:
  • unrar.dll (by Alexander Roshal) - RAR decompression library
  • isxdl.dll (by Bjørnar Henden) - ISX Download DLL
  • k9duuninstall.exe - b4u
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • difxapi.dll (by Microsoft) - Driver Install Frameworks API (DIFxAPI) (Driver Install Frameworks for API library module)
  • difxapi64.dll (by Microsoft)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • k9du.exe is scheduled as a task named 'K9-DriverUpdater_UPDATES' (runs weekly on Wednesdays at 16:39).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • k9du.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named K9-DriverUpdaterRunAtStartup.

How do I remove K9-DriverUpdater?

Quickly and completely remove K9-DriverUpdater from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall K9-DriverUpdater 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 K9-DriverUpdater, 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 K9-DriverUpdater.

Win 8 67%
Win 7 (SP1) 33%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 45%
Keep it 55%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 66.67%
Windows 7 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 8 Enterprise Eval... 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.50%
  United Kingdom 25.00%
  Mexico 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Acer 50.00%
Common models
Packard Bell ixtreme M574... 33.33%
HP Pro 3515 Series 33.33%
Dell Inspiron 3421 33.33%


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