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Should I remove ScrewDrivers Client?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,988
United States Rank #7,661
Reach 0.0267%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 348.70 days
796.54 days >
Average installed length: 418.52 days


4.7.02 2.70% 3.38% 3.38% 5.41% 2.03% 4.05% 2.03% 3.38% 10.81% 1.35% 4.05% 0.68% 1.35% 20.27% 6.76% 1.35% 4.05% 10.14% 7.43% 0.68% 0.68% 2.03% 0.68% 0.68% 0.68%

ScrewDrivers Client v4

What is ScrewDrivers Client?  (from triCerat)

ScrewDrivers is a remote printing solution for Windows operating systems. The focus of the ScrewDrivers software is to provide a fast and reliable printing option for your users while saving you from the hassle of having any print drivers on the terminal server. We provide this through a unique method that mimics the...  Read more


ScrewDrivers Client v4 is a software program developed by triCerat. 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. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named sdclient.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 1.72 MB (1,801,841 bytes). 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 83% of users of ScrewDrivers Client come from the United States, it is also popular in Saudi Arabia and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.triCerat.com
Help link: www.tricerat.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\triCerat\Simplify Printing\ScrewDrivers Client v4
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\triCerat\SIMPLI~1\SCREWD~1\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files2\triCerat\SIMPLI~1\SCREWD~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 1.72 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ScrewDrivers Client v4

Program executable:sdclient.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\triCerat\Simplify Printing\ScrewDrivers Client v4\sdclient.exe
Additional files:
  • sdica6.dll - ScrewDrivers v4 (SD4 Client Plugin - ICA6)
  • install_ica.exe
  • install_rdp.exe
  • setsec_client.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{F64547F2-E1E1-4543-9152-5C62CA424CE4}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • install_rdp.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ScrewDrivers RDP Plugin' which loads as C:\Program Files\triCerat\Simplify Printing\ScrewDrivers Client v4\install_rdp.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UNWISE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove ScrewDrivers Client?

Quickly and completely remove ScrewDrivers Client v4 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ScrewDrivers Client 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 ScrewDrivers Client v4, 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 ScrewDrivers Client.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista (SP1) 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 64.19%
Windows XP 17.57%
Windows Vista 13.51%
Windows 8 4.73%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.10%
Windows 7 Professional 18.62%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.93%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.97%
Windows 7 Enterprise 2.07%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 82.96%
  Saudi Arabia 3.14%
  Canada 2.69%
  Russia 1.79%
  Italy 1.79%
  DK 1.35%
  United Kingdom 1.35%
  Kazakstan 0.45%
  Brazil 0.45%
  UA 0.45%
  Qatar 0.45%
  France 0.45%
  Norway 0.45%
  Finland 0.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.68%
Dell 36.79%
Acer 6.60%
ASUS 6.60%
Toshiba 2.83%
Intel 1.89%
Lenovo 1.89%
Samsung 1.89%
Sony 1.89%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1525 3.54%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.65%
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 1.77%
Dell OptiPlex 380 1.77%
Dell OptiPlex GX620 ... 1.77%
Dell XPS 8300 1.77%


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