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Should I remove Universal Driver Updater?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,707
United States Rank #17,017
Reach 0.0063%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.36 days
18.10 days >
Average installed length: 9.51 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.2.0 5.62%
1.0.0.1 94.38%

Universal Driver Updater

Overview

Universal Driver Updater is a software program developed by universaldriverupdator.com. The most common release is 1.0.0.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named universaldriverupdater.exe. The setup package generally installs about 24 files and is usually about 26.04 MB (27,303,380 bytes). The installed file ATDriverUpdater.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 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 76% of users of Universal Driver Updater come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Russia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.universaldriverupdater.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Universal Driver Updater\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Universal Driver Updater\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 26.04 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Universal Driver Updater

Program executable:universaldriverupdater.exe
Name:Universal Driver Updater
Path:C:\Program Files\universal driver updater\universaldriverupdater.exe
MD5:ad64df8b883484630cf9740d42ebf170
Additional files:
  • ATDriverUpdater.dll (by PCVARK) - Universal Driver Updater (ATDriverUpdater Library)
  • GoogleAnalyticsHelper.dll (by PCVARK) - Google Analytics Package (Google Analytics Library)
  • ServiceManagerHelper.dll - Service Manager Library
  • SystemInformationHelper.dll - System Information Library
  • GASender.exe - Google Analytics Sender (GoogleAnalyticsSender)
  • DriverHiveEngine.dll (by Bootstrap Development) - DriverHive Engine
  • CommonForms.dll - Shared Library (Common Forms)
  • CommonForms.Routine.dll
  • CommonForms.Site.dll - Site Common Forms
  • DebugHelper.dll - Debug Helper
  • Localizer.dll - Localizer
  • ProductHelper.dll - Product Helper
  • RescueCenterForm.dll - Rescue Center Form
  • RescueCenterHelper.dll - Rescue Center Library
  • SendDebugLog.exe - Send Debug Log
  • SettingsHelper.dll - Settings Helper
  • TaskSchedulerHelper.dll - Task Scheduler Helper
  • ATUpdatersHelper.dll - ATUpdaters (ATUpdaters Library)
  • ATPopupsHelper.dll - ATPopups (ATPopups Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UniversalDriverUpdater.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Start Universal Driver Updater automatic scanning' (runs daily at 23:31).

How do I remove Universal Driver Updater?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 63%
Win 7 2%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#27,707

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 63.33%
Windows 7 31.11%
Windows XP 3.33%
Windows Vista 2.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 40.45%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.61%
Windows 8.1 11.24%
Windows 7 Professional 8.99%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.49%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.57%
  United Kingdom 4.58%
  Russia 3.05%
  Australia 2.29%
  Canada 2.29%
  Switzerland 1.53%
  Germany 1.53%
  France 1.53%
  Italy 1.53%
  AL 0.76%
  DZ 0.76%
  GE 0.76%
  IQ 0.76%
  LA 0.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 44.16%
Dell 23.38%
Lenovo 9.09%
ASUS 9.09%
Acer 7.79%
Toshiba 3.90%
Intel 2.60%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.45%
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.45%
Dell Inspiron 3520 2.30%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55t-A 2.30%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.30%
Dell Inspiron 7352 2.30%

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