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Should I remove ASUS Drivers Update Utility?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #31,911
United States Rank #45,010
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.51 days
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Average installed length: 38.85 days

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ASUS Drivers Update Utility

What is ASUS Drivers Update Utility?  (from DGTSoft)

ASUS Drivers Update Utility updates your drivers for ASUS devices automatically with just several clicks. Using the most accurate and comprehensive Driver Scanning Engine (DSE) in the world, Drivers Update Utility Series are built from the ground up using the latest technology with over 10 years' experience in the driv...  Read more


ASUS Drivers Update Utility is a software program developed by DGTSoft. 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 setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 701.01 KB (717,836 bytes). The installed file update.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 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 21% of users of ASUS Drivers Update Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dgtsoft.com/drivers-update-utility/asus-drivers-update-utility.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS Drivers Update Utility\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\ASUS Drivers Update Utility\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 701.01 KB

Program filesFiles installed by ASUS Drivers Update Utility

  • DriverUpdateUtility.exe - DGTSoft Drivers Update Utility (Drivers Update Utility Series)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • update.dll
  • DriverBackUp.exe
  • driverlib.dll (by Hise software) - Wise Drivers (
  • DPInst.exe (by Microsoft) - Driver Package Installer (DPInst) (Driver Package Installer)
  • KillTask.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DriverUpdateUtility.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FD02E5D2-A12F-4F68-B572-8581BA4F5C12}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DriverUpdateUtility.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ASUS Drivers Update Utility' which loads as C:\Program Files\ASUS Drivers Update Utility\DriverUpdateUtility.exe.

How do I remove ASUS Drivers Update Utility?

You can uninstall ASUS Drivers Update Utility 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ASUS Drivers Update Utility, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 ASUS Drivers Update Utility.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.07%
Windows 10 30.49%
Windows XP 1.22%
Windows Vista 1.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.63%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.46%
Windows 7 Professional 12.35%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.11%
Windows 10 Home 6.17%
Windows 10 Pro 4.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.93% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 20.93%
  Germany 8.14%
  Italy 5.81%
  Netherlands 5.81%
  France 4.65%
  Indonesia 4.65%
  India 4.65%
  Brazil 3.49%
  Czech Republic 3.49%
  United Kingdom 2.33%
  Philippines 2.33%
  Portugal 2.33%
  Thailand 2.33%
  Australia 1.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 79.69%
Acer 10.94%
American Megatrends 3.13%
Hewlett-Packard 3.13%
Alienware 1.56%
Common models
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ASUSTeK S550CB 3.39%
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Publisher URL: www.dgtsoft.com


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