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Should I remove DVDFab Virtual Drive?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,955
United States Rank #12,123
Reach 0.0273%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.25 days
243.32 days >
Average installed length: 127.84 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.5.1.1 54.73%
1.5.1.0 9.46%
1.5.0.0 35.81%

DVDFab Virtual Drive

Overview

DVDFab Virtual Drive is a program developed by Fengtao Software. The most used version is 1.5.1.1, 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 1.28 MB (1,345,896 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 41% of users of DVDFab Virtual Drive come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DVDFab Virtual Drive\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\DVDFab Virtual Drive\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.28 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DVDFab Virtual Drive

  • aucltv.exe - DVDFab Virtual Drive
  • vdrive.dll - DVDFab Virtual Drive Shell Extension
  • vdrive.exe - DVDFab Virtual Drive Tray
  • vdrive32.dll
  • vdriveup.exe (by DVDFab Software)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • vdrive32.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'DVDFABVirtualDrive32' with a class of {71343FFB-3ECB-4FA7-BAAC-8DB614DE3C04}.
  • vdrive.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'DVDFABVirtualDrive' with a class of {71343FFB-3ECB-4FA7-BAAC-8DB614DE3C05}.
Scheduled Task
  • vdrive.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EC11DE3D-89A4-47DA-8B7A-40FD6234F3F4}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • vdrive.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DVDFab VDrive' and executes as "C:\Program Files\DVDFab Virtual Drive\vdrive.exe".

How do I remove DVDFab Virtual Drive?

You can uninstall DVDFab Virtual Drive 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 DVDFab Virtual Drive, 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 DVDFab Virtual Drive.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win Vista 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.56%
Windows 10 44.81%
Windows XP 3.33%
Windows Vista 1.30%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.32%
Windows 7 Professional 13.22%
Windows 10 Home 9.50%
Windows 10 Pro 8.94%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.72% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.72%
  Germany 11.01%
  Italy 4.09%
  Iran 3.62%
  France 3.14%
  Netherlands 3.14%
  United Kingdom 3.14%
  Poland 2.67%
  Japan 2.20%
  Canada 2.20%
  Taiwan 2.04%
  Brazil 1.73%
  Belgium 1.73%
  Australia 1.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 18.05%
Acer 16.54%
Dell 16.17%
ASUS 12.41%
GIGABYTE 11.28%
Lenovo 7.89%
Toshiba 4.14%
Medion 3.38%
MSI 3.01%
Samsung 2.26%
Alienware 1.50%
Intel 1.50%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.01%
BIOSTAR Group A880GZ 2.55%
Dell OptiPlex 755 1.91%
Gigabyte GA-870A-UD3 1.91%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.91%
MEDION MS-7728 1.91%

About (from Fengtao Software Inc.)

Fengtao Software Inc.
Publisher URL: www.dvdfab.com

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