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Should I remove Vista Drive Indicator!?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #13,379
United States Rank #35,577
Reach 0.0261%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.47 days
338.46 days >
Average installed length: 177.84 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.2 75.41%
1.7 24.59%

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Vista Drive Indicator!

What is Vista Drive Indicator!?  (from KelCorp)

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 Indicator! is a program developed by KelCorp. The most used version is 2.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 programs's main executable is vistadrive.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 2.34 MB of memory. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 1.01 MB (1,062,413 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows XP. While about 22% of users of Vista Drive Indicator! come from Thailand, it is also popular in BD and MA.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: drvicon.sourceforge.net
Installation folder: C:\windows\vistadrive
Uninstaller: rundll32.exe advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection Vdrive.inf,uninstall
Estimated size: 1.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Vista Drive Indicator!

Program executable:vistadrive.exe
Path:C:\windows\vistadrive\vistadrive.exe
MD5:6e15cac2275e0b0a22e7ee9bac30d7ba

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • vistadrive.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'VistaDrive' which loads as C:\WINDOWS\VistaDrive\VistaDrive.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • vistadrive.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\WINDOWS\VistaDrive\VistaDrive.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

vistadrive.exe
Memory:2.34 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0019530394%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00085276%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00110028%
0.015104% average
Switches/sec:76
70 average
I/O reads/min:23 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Vista Drive Indicator!?

Quickly and completely remove Vista Drive Indicator! 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 Indicator! 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 Indicator!, 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 Indicator!.

OS VERSIONS
Win XP 93%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 98.90%
Windows 7 0.82%
Windows Server 2003 0.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 98.90%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.82%
Microsoft Windows Server ... 0.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.16% of installs come from Thailand
Which countries install it?
  Thailand 22.16%
  BD 15.51%
  MA 12.47%
  Turkey 10.80%
  United States 5.54%
  DZ 4.71%
  Indonesia 1.94%
  United Kingdom 1.66%
  Malaysia 1.66%
  Philippines 1.66%
  Pakistan 1.39%
  Egypt 1.39%
  Iran 1.39%
  Romania 1.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
GIGABYTE 18.91%
Dell 16.92%
Intel 12.94%
American Megatrends 11.44%
Compaq 10.45%
Acer 9.45%
Hewlett-Packard 7.46%
Sahara 6.97%
Lenovo 1.99%
Apple 1.49%
Toshiba 1.00%
NEC 1.00%
Common models
HP Compaq dc7600 Converti... 11.32%
MSI MS-7592 4.40%
Gigabyte G41M-Combo 3.77%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 3.14%
LENOVO YangTianM2622N 2.52%
ECS P4M900T-M2 2.52%

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