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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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Average installed length: 1.33 days

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Lenovo Drivers Update Utility


Lenovo Drivers Update Utility is a software program developed by DGTSoft. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 15.7 MB (16,464,884 bytes). The installed file update.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 33% of users of Lenovo Drivers Update Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in Russia and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dgtsoft.com/drivers-update-utility/lenovo-drivers-update-utility.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo Drivers Update Utility\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Lenovo Drivers Update Utility\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 15.7 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Lenovo Drivers Update Utility

  • DriverUpdateUtility.exe - DGTSoft Drivers Update Utility (Drivers Update Utility Series)
  • DriverBackUp.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • update.dll
  • DPInst.exe (by Microsoft) - Driver Package Installer (DPInst) (Driver Package Installer)
  • driverlib.dll (by Hise software) - Wise Drivers (
  • KillTask.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DriverUpdateUtility.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FD02E5D2-A12F-4F68-B572-8581BA4F5C12}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DriverUpdateUtility.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ASUS Drivers Update Utility' which loads as C:\Program Files\ASUS Drivers Update Utility\DriverUpdateUtility.exe.

How do I remove Lenovo Drivers Update Utility?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 7 13%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.75%
Windows 8 31.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 31.25%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 10 Pro 12.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro 12.50%
Windows 7 Starter 6.25%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.33%
  Russia 9.52%
  India 9.52%
  MA 4.76%
  Dominican Republic 4.76%
  France 4.76%
  Mexico 4.76%
  DZ 4.76%
  Greece 4.76%
  Germany 4.76%
  Saudi Arabia 4.76%
  Malaysia 4.76%
  Hungary 4.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 64.29%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
ASUS 14.29%
Dell 7.14%
Common models
Lenovo LENOVO3000 Y400 ... 6.25%
LENOVO IdeaPad Z580 6.25%
LENOVO 80E3 6.25%
LENOVO 6474W86 6.25%
LENOVO 343542G 6.25%
LENOVO 2949 6.25%

Publisher URL: www.dgtsoft.com


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