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Should I remove AVG Driver Updater?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,165
United States Rank #4,901
Reach 0.0741%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.52 days
192.41 days >
Average installed length: 101.10 days


2.5.7 0.34%
2.5.6 0.21%
2.5.0 0.07%
2.3.1 0.21%
2.3.0 23.75%
2.2.3 0.07%
2.2.2 41.20%
2.2.1 23.34%
2.2.0 10.81%

AVG Driver Updater


AVG Driver Updater is a software program developed by AVG Netherlands B.V. The most common release is 2.2.2, 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. 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 primary executable is named AVG Driver Updater.exe. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 25.44 MB (26,677,248 bytes). The installed file avg driver updater.exe 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 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 58% of users of AVG Driver Updater come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\avg driver updater
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{4A093A66-19AE-472B-9A73-108A5CEAA543}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 25.44 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by AVG Driver Updater

Program executable:AVG Driver Updater.exe
Name:AVG Driver Updater
Path:C:\Program Files\AVG Driver Updater\AVG Driver Updater.exe
Additional files:
  • DrvRst.exe - AVG Driver Updater Application (AVG Driver Updater 64-bit Driver Restore Helper)
  • avg driver updater.exe - AVG Driver Updater
  • UninstallStub.exe - AVG Uninstall Stub
  • unifiedlogger.dll (by SlimWare Utilities) - UnifiedLogger (SlimWare UnifiedLogger)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AVG Driver Updater.exe is scheduled as a task named 'AVG Driver Updater Scan' (runs daily at 22:09).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • AVG Driver Updater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named AVG Driver Updater Startup.
Startup File (User Run)
  • AVG Driver Updater.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'AVG Driver Updater' and executes as "C:\Program Files\AVG Driver Updater\AVG Driver Updater.exe" -boot.

How do I remove AVG Driver Updater?

You can uninstall AVG Driver Updater 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 AVG Driver Updater, 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 AVG Driver Updater.

Win 10 71%
Win 8.1 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 71.20%
Windows 7 24.49%
Windows Vista 2.80%
Windows XP 1.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 44.44%
Windows 10 Pro 15.59%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.46%
Windows 7 Professional 5.84%
Windows 8.1 5.70%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.18%
  United Kingdom 10.13%
  Germany 8.76%
  Italy 3.69%
  Netherlands 3.11%
  France 2.74%
  Australia 2.64%
  Spain 1.37%
  Austria 1.16%
  Canada 0.84%
  Poland 0.69%
  Sweden 0.63%
  Norway 0.58%
  Singapore 0.42%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.27%
Dell 18.53%
Acer 16.83%
ASUS 9.48%
Toshiba 6.71%
Lenovo 6.28%
Samsung 3.51%
Medion 2.24%
Intel 0.75%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.33%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.54%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.54%
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.29%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.04%
HP HP Notebook 3.04%


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