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Should I remove ATI PCI Express 3GIO Filter Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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1.02.0000. 7.43%
1.00.0000. 92.57%

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ATI PCI Express 3GIO Filter Driver

What is ATI PCI Express 3GIO Filter Driver?

This is the software ATI PCI Express driver and additional utilities required for managing and connecting the PCI 3GIO device to the PC. Uninstalling this driver may cause the hardware to stop functioning properly (only remove this package if you no longer have the 3GIO device connected to your PC).


The most common release is 1.00.0000., with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named DPInst.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 2.8 MB (2,934,671 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.amd.com/us/Pages/AMDHomePage.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\AMD\ATI PCI Express (3GIO) Filter Driver
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{E713653C-8312-4BC6-AFC9-ADE1F2F04AB9}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 2.8 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by ATI PCI Express 3GIO Filter Driver

Program executable:DPInst.exe
Name:Driver Package Installer (DPInst)
Driver Package Installer
Path:C:\Program Files\AMD\ATI PCI Express (3GIO) Filter Driver\DPInst.exe
  • AtiPcie.sys (by ATI Technologies) - ATI PCIE Driver (ATI PCIE Driver for ATI PCIE chipset)

How do I remove ATI PCI Express 3GIO Filter Driver?

You can uninstall ATI PCI Express 3GIO Filter Driver 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 ATI PCI Express (3GIO) Filter Driver, 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 ATI PCI Express 3GIO Filter Driver.

Win Vista (SP2) 77%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 91.71%
Windows 7 7.14%
Windows 10 1.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 54.31%
Windows Vista Home Basic 31.90%
Windows Vista Business 4.89%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.72%
Windows Vista Ultimate 0.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.60%
  United Kingdom 5.80%
  Germany 3.29%
  France 2.71%
  Canada 2.32%
  Netherlands 1.35%
  Ireland 0.97%
  Italy 0.97%
  Belgium 0.77%
  Spain 0.77%
  Russia 0.58%
  Sweden 0.58%
  Japan 0.58%
  Chile 0.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 89.97%
Samsung 4.30%
Packard Bell 3.72%
ASUS 0.86%
NEC 0.29%
Lenovo 0.29%
Alienware 0.29%
Acer 0.29%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1501 38.25%
Dell Inspiron 1521 22.29%
Dell Inspiron 1721 12.35%
Dell Vostro 1000 9.64%
Samsung R505 4.52%
Dell Studio 1536 4.22%

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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