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Should I remove Vista Drive Icon?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
45% remove it55% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #13,905
Reach 0.0245%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.32 days
216.03 days >
Average installed length: 113.51 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
v2.7.6 0.58%
v2.5.4 0.29%
v2.5.1 1.16%
v2.1 0.87%
v2.0 97.09%

Vista Drive Icon

What is Vista Drive Icon?  (from oszone.net)

Vista Drive Icon, changes the drive icons shown in Windows "My Computer", to a nearly Vista drive icon, showing the drive's free space with a smooth colored horizontal bar.

Overview

Vista Drive Icon is a software program developed by oszone.net. The most common release is v2.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The programs's main executable is vistadrv.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 1.48 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 1.8 MB (1,886,750 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows XP. While about 56% of users of Vista Drive Icon come from Russia, it is also popular in UA and BY.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: forum.oszone.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\vistadriveicon
Uninstaller: rundll32.exe advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection C:\WINDOWS\INF\VistaDrv.inf,Uninstall
Estimated size: 1.8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Vista Drive Icon

Program executable:vistadrv.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\vistadriveicon\vistadrv.exe
MD5:a5565844c914f00dfadbc06d874cf025
Additional files:
  • DrvVista.exe (by Company © BoaSoft & gora & Jekson07)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • VistaDrv.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'VistaIcon' and executes as C:\Program Files\VistaDriveIcon\VistaDrv.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

vistadrv.exe
Memory:1.48 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0011883397%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00075473%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00043361%
0.015104% average
I/O reads/min:6 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Vista Drive Icon?

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

WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 45%
Keep it 55%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#13,905

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 100.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.94% of installs come from Russia
Which countries install it?
  Russia 55.94%
  UA 28.41%
  BY 4.64%
  Kazakstan 2.32%
  AZ 1.74%
  Republic Of Moldova 1.45%
  United States 1.45%
  GE 0.87%
  Latvia 0.58%
  AM 0.58%
  KG 0.58%
  PS 0.29%
  TJ 0.29%
  UZ 0.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
GIGABYTE 27.81%
Intel 18.93%
American Megatrends 15.98%
Sahara 10.06%
Acer 6.51%
Samsung 5.92%
Dell 4.14%
Toshiba 4.14%
Lenovo 3.55%
Hewlett-Packard 1.78%
ASUS 1.18%
Common models
GBT AWRDACPI 7.41%
NVIDIA AWRDACPI 6.67%
SAMSUNG CORONA 5.19%
INTELR AWRDACPI 3.70%
GBT GBTUACPI 2.96%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 2.22%

Publisher URL: www.oszone.net

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