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What percent of users and experts removed it?
45% remove it55% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,587
United States Rank #12,127
Reach 0.0339%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.76 days
169.97 days >
Average installed length: 89.31 days


1.2.2 1.07%
1.1.172 4.88%
1.1.171 3.05%
1.1.170 8.08%
1.1.168 18.60%
1.1.160 19.66%
1.1.159 3.05%
1.1.40 0.61%
1.1.39 3.96%
1.1.31 24.70%
1.1.8 0.15%
1.0.140 7.16%
1.0.139 2.90%
1.0.132 0.30%
1.0.127 0.46%
1.0.117 0.46%
1.0.113 0.61%
1.0.102 0.15%
1.0.97 0.15%


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What is DRIVERfighter?

DRIVERfighter is typically bundled with 3rd party pay per install programs such as InstallIQ.

About  (from SPAMfighter ApS)

DRIVERfighter has the best hardware detection in the market. It identifies all consumer hardware devices. So if your PC needs an update of existing drivers, DRIVERfighter will detect it flawlessly and quickly. DRIVERfighter always makes sure that you get the correct and safe driver. DRIVERfighter updates
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DRIVERfighter is a software program developed by SPAMfighter ApS. The most common release is 1.1.31, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 driverfighter.exe. The setup package generally installs about 48 files and is usually about 19.52 MB (20,466,260 bytes). 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 35% of users of DRIVERfighter come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Netherlands.
DRIVERfighter has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: SPAMfighter ApS
URL: www.spamfighter.com/DRIVERfighter/Lang_IT/Support_Default.asp
Help link: www.spamfighter.com/DRIVERfighter/Lang_IT/FAQ_New.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Fighters\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Fighters\DRIVERfighter\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 19.52 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DRIVERfighter

Program executable:driverfighter.exe
DRIVERfighter Application
Signed by:SPAMfighter ApS
Path:C:\Program Files\fighters\driverfighter\driverfighter.exe
(From the publisher) “What is a PC "driver"? A driver is responsible for communicating and interacting with PC hardware devices. Every function in your computer requires a driver and in some cases more than one driver. A PC using outdated...”
Additional files:
  • sfoe0001.dll - SPAMfighter for Outlook Express
  • core.dll - SPAMfighter Client Suite (Core)
  • prep.exe - Password repair utility
  • LogFilesCollector.exe - LogFilesCollector (Log Files Collector Tool)
  • MachineIdGateway.dll - MachineIdGateway (Interface to the Machine ID Generation Tool)
  • sfhtml.dll - SPAMfighter HTML (SPAMfighter HTML Engine)
  • MachineId.exe - MachineIdTool (Machine ID Generation Tool)
  • sfagent.exe - SPAMfighter (SPAMfighter Agent)
  • sfus.exe - SPAMfighter Update Service
  • uninstall.exe - SPAMfighter uninstaller
  • MsgSys.exe - Messenger
  • FighterLauncher.exe - Fighters (Fighter Suite Launcher)
  • FighterSuiteService.exe - Fighter Suite Service
  • ShortcutLauncher.exe - Shortcut Launcher
  • lazymail.dll - Lazy Mail Sender

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • FighterLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B0C473C7-DC54-4053-A97D-8E8585FCDB76}' (runs on registration).
  • LogFilesCollector.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A0455CA2-A0C6-4243-878A-6F2D0475E7F7}' (runs on registration).
2 Services
  • FighterSuiteService.exe runs as a service named 'Suite Service' (Suite Service).
  • sfus.exe runs as a service named 'SPAMfighter Update Service' (SPAMfighter Update Service).
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • FighterLauncher.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DLPRO-5' and executes as C:\Program Files\Fighters\FighterLauncher.exe DLPRO.
  • FighterSuiteService.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'spamfighter' and executes as C:\Program Files\Fighters\FighterSuiteService.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • sfagent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'sfagent' which loads as C:\Program Files\Fighters\sfagent.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:5.25 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0057912558%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00347815%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00231310%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:4,255
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:93 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:12 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove DRIVERfighter?

Quickly and completely remove DRIVERfighter from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall DRIVERfighter 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 DRIVERfighter, 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 DRIVERfighter.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 45%
Keep it 55%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.53%
Windows 10 38.66%
Windows Vista 6.09%
Windows XP 4.72%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.79%
Windows 8.1 12.29%
Windows 10 Home 10.45%
Windows 7 Professional 8.60%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.91%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.35% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.35%
  Germany 12.65%
  Netherlands 12.52%
  DK 9.35%
  Sweden 4.13%
  Belgium 3.16%
  United Kingdom 3.16%
  Australia 2.34%
  France 2.34%
  Switzerland 1.93%
  Finland 1.79%
  Italy 1.65%
  Austria 1.51%
  Spain 1.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.88%
Acer 18.51%
Dell 14.42%
ASUS 9.86%
Medion 8.65%
Toshiba 8.17%
Lenovo 2.88%
Samsung 2.64%
Sahara 1.20%
Common models
ASUSTeK N56JN 4.81%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.85%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.37%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.88%
MEDIONPC MS-7621 2.40%
Acer Aspire V3-771 2.40%

About (from SPAMfighter ApS.)

SPAMfighter, based in Denmark, is Europe's leading protection software developer, providing state-of-the-art computer, server and mobile device products to 8,435,692 users from 237 countries/areas around the globe.
Publisher URL: www.spamfighter.com


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