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SONY Drivers Update Utility

What is SONY Drivers Update Utility?  (from DGTSoft)

Using the most accurate and comprehensive Driver Scanning Engine (DSE) in the world, Drivers Update Utility Series are built from the ground up using the latest technology with over 10 years' experience in the driver scanning/detection industry. SONY Drivers Update Utility updates your drivers for SONY laptops or ot...  Read more


SONY 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 701.07 KB (717,897 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 XP. While about 65% of users of SONY Drivers Update Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Hungary.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dgtsoft.com/drivers-update-utility/sony-drivers-update-utility.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SONY Drivers Update Utility\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\SONY Drivers Update Utility\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 701.07 KB

Program filesFiles installed by SONY Drivers Update Utility

  • DriverUpdateUtility.exe - DGTSoft Drivers Update Utility (Drivers Update Utility Series)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • DPInst.exe (by Microsoft) - Programme d'installation du package de pilotes (DPInst) (Programme d'installation du package de pilotes)
  • DriverBackUp.exe
  • driverlib.dll (by Hise software) - Wise Drivers (
  • KillTask.exe
  • update.dll

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 SONY Drivers Update Utility?

Quickly and completely remove SONY 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 SONY 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 SONY 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 SONY Drivers Update Utility.

Win 7 (SP1) 45%
Win 7 9%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.55%
Windows XP 18.18%
Windows 8 18.18%
Windows Vista 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.27%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.18%
Windows 7 Professional 9.09%
Windows 8.1 9.09%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.00%
  Brazil 5.00%
  Hungary 5.00%
  India 5.00%
  Italy 5.00%
  MA 5.00%
  Netherlands 5.00%
  Poland 5.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 72.73%
Lenovo 9.09%
Alienware 9.09%
Acer 9.09%
Common models
Sony SVE1512C6EW 22.22%
Sony VPCEG32FX 11.11%
Sony VPCEG2DFX 11.11%
Sony VGN-TZ150N 11.11%
Sony VGN-NS190J 11.11%
Sony VGN-FS570 11.11%

Publisher URL: www.dgtsoft.com


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