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Should I remove OpenDrive?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #30,230
United States Rank #25,053
Reach 0.0051%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 70.37 days
492.11 days >
Average installed length: 258.56 days


VersionDistribution 2.78% 1.39% 2.78% 1.39% 4.17% 9.72% 2.78% 5.56% 5.56% 2.78% 5.56% 1.39% 1.39% 2.78% 2.78% 2.78% 5.56% 2.78% 4.17% 9.72% 1.39% 2.78% 15.28% 1.39% 1.39%



OpenDrive is a software program developed by OpenDrive. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named OpenDrive.dll. The setup package generally installs about 19 files and is usually about 24.93 MB (26,140,300 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 48% of users of OpenDrive come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\OpenDrive\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A240626D-C61A-41D9-BB10-971E29F1283A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 24.93 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by OpenDrive

Program module:OpenDrive.dll
Name:OpenDrive Drive for Windows
OpenDrive Drive shell extension
Path:C:\Program Files\OpenDrive\OpenDrive.dll
Additional files:
  • OpenDrive.dll - OpenDrive Drive for Windows (OpenDrive Drive shell extension)
  • OpenDrive_Client.dll - OpenDrive Client Library
  • OpenDrive_Reporter.exe - OpenDrive Drive Reporter
  • OpenDrive_ShellUtils.dll - OpenDrive Shell Utils Library
  • OpenDrive_SyncManager.dll - OpenDrive Drive Sync Manager Library
  • OpenDrive_SyncService.exe - OpenDrive Sync Service
  • OpenDrive_SyncServiceConfig.exe - OpenDrive Sync Service Configuration Tool
  • OpenDrive_SyncServiceController.dll - OpenDrive Sync Service Controller library
  • OpenDrive_Tray.exe - OpenDrive Drive tray icon
  • setup.exe - OpenDrive Drive Setup Bootstrapper
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • zlibwapi.dll - ZLib.DLL (zlib data compression library)
  • libcurl.dll
  • libssh2.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • OpenDrive_SyncService.exe runs as a service named 'OpenDrive Sync Service' (OpenDrive_SyncService).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • OpenDrive_Tray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'OpenDrive Tray' which loads as C:\Program Files\OpenDrive\OpenDrive_Tray.exe.

How do I remove OpenDrive?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.83%
Windows 8 25.00%
Windows XP 2.78%
Windows Vista 1.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.44%
Windows 7 Professional 18.06%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.94%
Windows 8.1 5.56%
Windows 10 Home 2.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.31%
  France 7.87%
  Canada 3.37%
  United Kingdom 3.37%
  Italy 3.37%
  Germany 3.37%
  Belgium 2.25%
  Slovakia 2.25%
  Malaysia 2.25%
  Turkey 2.25%
  India 2.25%
  Portugal 1.12%
  Taiwan 1.12%
  China 1.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Dell 18.75%
Acer 14.58%
ASUS 10.42%
Toshiba 6.25%
Sony 6.25%
Medion 4.17%
Lenovo 4.17%
MSI 2.08%
Alienware 2.08%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro L51... 3.23%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.23%
MSI MS-7309 3.23%
Samsung 770Z5E/780Z5E 1.61%
HP-Pavilion VT527AA-ABA p... 1.61%


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