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Should I remove Carambis Driver Updater?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,521
United States Rank #14,913
Reach 0.0565%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.94 days
440.73 days >
Average installed length: 231.57 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.4.2.9425 1.19%
2.4.2.6666 2.01%
2.4.1.3369 6.50%
2.4.1.3368 0.37%
2.4.0.2255 0.18%
2.3.1.7789 0.82%
2.3.1.7778 0.18%
2.3.1.7777 0.09%
2.3.1.6217 0.09%
2.3.1.4221 1.01%
2.3.1.4220 0.37%
2.3.1.4219 0.09%
2.3.1.4215 8.87%
2.3.1.4214 0.46%
2.1.0.5019 1.83%
2.0.0.7614 5.49%
2.0.0.7613 6.04%
2.0.0.6004 23.42%
2.0.0.6003 8.14%
2.0.0.6002 13.54%
2.0.0.4706 0.73%
2.0.0.4705 1.01%
2.0.0.4704 0.18%
2.0.0.4703 1.92%
2.0.0.4702 0.09%
2.0.0.4701 7.59%
1.2.3.2277 0.46%
1.2.3.2273 2.10%
1.2.3.2272 0.09%
1.2.3.2267 4.39%
1.2.3.2264 0.46%
1.2.3.2263 0.27%

Carambis Driver Updater

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What is Carambis Driver Updater?

Carambis Driver Updater Service is a program designed to manage all installed Carambis programs on the user's PC and check for and update any new versions of the software if available. This service will run in the background when Windows starts and periodically check for updates.

Overview

The most used version is 2.0.0.6004, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 dupdater.exe. The software installer includes 19 files and is usually about 18.05 MB (18,924,320 bytes). dupdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.carambis.com
Help link: www.carambis.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Carambis\Driver Updater
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Carambis\Driver Updater\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 18.05 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Carambis Driver Updater

Program executable:dupdater.exe
Name:Carambis Driver Updater
Driver Updater
Path:C:\Program Files\carambis\driver updater\dupdater.exe
MD5:a1319bf019ff91cc91080eba79f55617
Additional files:
  • duManager.dll - Carambis Driver Updater
  • CrashSender.exe - CrashSender Module
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • CrashRpt.dll - CrashRpt Module
  • htmlayout.dll (by Terra Informatica Software,, British Columbia, Canada) - HTMLayout (HTMLayout - embeddable HTML rendering and layout component)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • dupdater.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E76A2F7B-9C59-4932-B0F3-7A13D3972956}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • dupdater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 4.
Startup File (User Run)
  • dupdater.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Driver Updater' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Carambis\Driver Updater\dupdater.exe" -minimized.

How do I remove Carambis Driver Updater?

Quickly and completely remove Carambis Driver Updater from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Carambis 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Carambis Driver Updater, 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 Carambis Driver Updater.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 7 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.52%
Windows 10 16.38%
Windows XP 11.07%
Windows Vista 5.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.80%
Windows 7 Professional 11.23%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.05%
Windows 8.1 3.41%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

15.77% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 15.77%
  Russia 13.64%
  Germany 8.15%
  France 5.05%
  UA 3.81%
  Brazil 3.45%
  Italy 2.92%
  MA 2.66%
  Iran 2.39%
  United Kingdom 2.30%
  Mexico 1.95%
  Canada 1.77%
  DZ 1.68%
  Spain 1.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 22.48%
Hewlett-Packard 20.52%
ASUS 15.64%
Dell 14.33%
GIGABYTE 7.98%
Samsung 6.03%
Lenovo 4.07%
Intel 2.61%
Toshiba 2.12%
American Megatrends 1.79%
Sahara 1.63%
MSI 0.81%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.86%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.86%
ASUS All Series 2.70%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.32%
ASUSTeK K50IJ 2.32%
TOSHIBA Satellite A300 1.93%

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