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Should I remove DL Driver Updater?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
61% remove it39% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0005%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 0.91 days
25.43 days >
Average installed length: 13.36 days


2.1.1086.15856 88.89%
2.1.1086.15637 11.11%

Other programs by Systweak Inc

DL Driver Updater


DL Driver Updater is a program developed by Systweak Inc. The most used version is 2.1.1086.15856, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up (this is typically done to avoid any UAC prompts). 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 dldu.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 14.88 MB (15,607,447 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 58% of users of DL Driver Updater come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Arab Emirates.
  • Starts automatically
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Systweak Software
URL: dlcleaner.systweak.com/dldriverupdater
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DL Driver Updater\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\DL Driver Updater\unins000.exe" /silent
Estimated size: 14.88 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DL Driver Updater

Program executable:dldu.exe
Name:DL Driver Updater
Path:C:\Program Files\dl driver updater\dldu.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • dldu.exe is scheduled as a task named 'DLDriverUpdater_UPDATES' (runs weekly on Wednesdays at 13:25).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • dldu.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named DLDriverUpdaterRunAtStartup.

How do I remove DL Driver Updater?

You can uninstall DL 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 DL 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 DL Driver Updater.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 10 56%
Win 7 (SP1) 44%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 61%
Keep it 39%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 55.56%
Windows 7 44.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%
Windows 10 Pro 22.22%
Windows 10 Education 11.11%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.11%
Windows 8.1 11.11%
Windows 10 Pro Insider Pr... 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.33%
  France 8.33%
  United Arab Emirates 8.33%
  Italy 8.33%
  Saudi Arabia 8.33%
  United Kingdom 8.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Toshiba 33.33%
Intel 16.67%
Common models
Elonex PLC AWRDACPI 16.67%
Dell Studio XPS 7100 16.67%
Dell OptiPlex 3010 16.67%
Dell Inspiron 5523 16.67%

About Systweak Inc

Advanced System Optimizer is a software utility for Windows that has utilities for optimization, speedup, cleanup, memory management, etc.
Publisher URL: www.systweak.com


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