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Should I remove AMD OverDrive Beta?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,765
United States Rank #9,604
Reach 0.0330%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.98 days
323.90 days >
Average installed length: 170.18 days


VersionDistribution 47.73% 34.59% 17.53% 0.16%

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AMD OverDrive Beta

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What is AMD OverDrive Beta?  (from Advanced Micro Devices)

The award-winning AMD OverDrive™ gives you complete control of your system. Personalize your experience in real time with easy-to-use screens designed for novice to expert users. AMD OverDrive™ allows user to tune parameters to help system stability, optimize performance, and control cooling/acoustic characteristics. A...  Read more


AMD OverDrive Beta is a program developed by Advanced Micro Devices. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 main program executable is AMD OverDrive.exe. The software installer includes 19 files and is usually about 20.07 MB (21,047,792 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 53% of users of AMD OverDrive Beta come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.amd.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\AMD\OverDrive\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{69438B37-FC57-40E1-BB40-C4C64AC98305}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 20.07 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by AMD OverDrive Beta

Program executable:AMD OverDrive.exe
Name:AMD OverDrive™ Utility
AOD Application
Path:C:\Program Files\AMD\OverDrive\AMD OverDrive.exe
Additional files:
  • AMD OverDrive.exe
  • Device.dll - AMD OverDrive (Device Dynamic Link Library)
  • Platform.dll - Platform Dynamic Link Library
  • QtCore4.dll (by Trolltech ASA) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Trolltech ASA)
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • AODAssist.exe
  • CustomLogo.exe
  • Helper.exe
  • SampleCode.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AMD OverDrive.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7167BA65-A5C7-4FAC-A174-E68D9CE1D8E1}' (runs on registration).
  • AODAssist.exe runs as a service named 'AODService' (AODService).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:6.55 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000579145%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001448%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00004344%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:8,966,762
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:19.23 KB
435.61 KB average

How do I remove AMD OverDrive Beta?

Quickly and completely remove AMD OverDrive Beta from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall AMD OverDrive Beta 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 AMD OverDrive Beta, 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 AMD OverDrive Beta.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.14%
Windows 10 29.26%
Windows XP 2.19%
Windows Vista 1.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.89%
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.16%
Windows 7 Professional 10.05%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.75%
Windows 8 Pro 6.12%
Windows 8.1 5.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.85%
  Germany 8.02%
  United Kingdom 6.11%
  Canada 3.67%
  France 2.85%
  Poland 2.31%
  Italy 2.17%
  Australia 1.63%
  Sweden 1.22%
  Netherlands 1.22%
  Japan 0.95%
  Czech Republic 0.95%
  RS 0.82%
  Finland 0.82%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.60%
Acer 14.89%
ASUS 10.64%
Dell 8.51%
MSI 2.48%
Toshiba 1.77%
Lenovo 1.06%
Medion 1.06%
Alienware 1.06%
Samsung 1.06%
Common models
Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 5.24%
Gigabyte GA-970A-D3 3.93%
MSI MS-7640 3.93%
MSI MS-7599 3.49%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.49%
MSI MS-7693 3.06%

About Advanced Micro Devices

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) develops computer processors and related technologies for commercial and consumer markets.
Publisher URL: www.amd.com


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