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Drive Health

What is Drive Health?  (from Helexis Software Development)

Drive Health is a Windows program that helps you to estimate your hard disks Life Resource. This tool allows you to predict possible HDD failure and prevent losing the critical data. To estimate hard disk life our program uses special S.M.A.R.T. technology that is supported by the most of hard disk manufacturers. By im...  Read more


Drive Health is a software program developed by Helexis Software Development. 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. The primary executable is named dhcore.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 896.84 KB (918,360 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 64% of users of Drive Health come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.drivehealth.com
Help link: www.drivehealth.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\helexis\drive health
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Helexis\Drive Health\uninstal.exe
Estimated size: 896.84 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Drive Health

Program executable:dhcore.exe
Name:Drive Health
Drive Health (service module)
Path:C:\Program Files\helexis\drive health\dhcore.exe
Additional files:
  • dhreport.exe
  • uninstal.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • dhcore.exe runs as a service named 'DriveHealth' (DriveHealth) "Hard disk S.M.A.R.T. monitoring and failure predicting service.".

How do I remove Drive Health?

You can uninstall Drive Health 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 Drive Health, 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 Drive Health.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Vista (SP2) 5%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.63%
Windows 10 36.84%
Windows XP 5.26%
Windows Vista 5.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.05%
Windows 10 Home 15.79%
Windows 7 Professional 15.79%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.53%
Windows 8 Pro 10.53%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.53%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.00%
  Canada 12.00%
  France 8.00%
  India 4.00%
  Italy 4.00%
  Russia 4.00%
  Taiwan 4.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 38.46%
Hewlett-Packard 23.08%
Dell 15.38%
Toshiba 7.69%
Intel 7.69%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 14.29%
TOSHIBA Satellite A300 7.14%
MSI MS-7522 7.14%
HP ProBook 4720s 7.14%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.14%
Gigabyte Z68A-D3-B3 7.14%


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