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What percent of users and experts removed it?
47% remove it53% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,768
United States Rank #6,578
Reach 0.1091%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.81 days
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Average installed length: 58.98 days


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Driver Booster 3.2


Driver Booster 3.2 is a program developed by IObit. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 driverbooster.exe. The software installer includes 74 files and is usually about 55.49 MB (58,185,682 bytes). LiveUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 30% of users of Driver Booster come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\IObit\Driver Booster\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\IObit\Driver Booster\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 55.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Driver Booster 3.2

Program executable:driverbooster.exe
Name:Driver Booster 3
Path:C:\Program Files\iobit\driver booster\driverbooster.exe
Additional files:
  • TaskMgr.dll - IObit TaskSchedule Dynamic Link Library
  • TaskMgrXmas.dll
  • Register.dll - IObit Register Dynamic Link Library
  • IObitDownloader.exe - Advanced SystemCare 8 (Action Center Downloader)
  • TaskMgr_IObitDel.dll - Advanced SystemCare (TaskSchedule Dynamic Link Library)
  • db240_bu_20150723.exe - Driver Booster 2 (Driver Booster 2 Setup)
  • db320_20160126.exe - Driver Booster 3 (Driver Booster 3 Setup)
  • db340_20160530.exe
  • db350_20160726.exe
  • DBPro.exe
  • Driver_Booster_FreeSoftwareDownloader.exe - IObit Downloader
  • DriverBooster_IObitDel.exe
  • Promote.exe - Promote
  • ScanDisp.exe - Driver Booster Planned Scan
  • SetupHlp.exe - Driver Booster Setup Helper
  • LiveUpdate.exe - Product Updater
  • MsgBoxEx.dll - Message Box DLL
  • MsgBoxEx_IObitDel.dll
  • AutoUpdate.exe - Driver Booster (Driver Booster Updater)
  • Backup.exe - Driver Booster Backup
  • BigUpgrade.exe
  • bigupgrade_0619.exe - Driver Booster Setup
  • Bugreport.exe - Driver Booster Bugreport
  • Cmpnt.dll - Cmpnt
  • Cmpnt_IObitDel.dll
  • DBDownloader.exe - Driver Booster Downloader
  • Deployer.exe - Driver Booster Deployment
  • FaultFixes.exe - Fault Fixes
  • GameCheck.dll - Game Detect
  • InstStat.exe - Driver Booster InstStat
  • MakeSFX.exe - Driver Self-extracting Maker
  • Scanner.dll - Driver Booster Scanner
  • Scanner_IObitDel.dll
  • Scheduler.exe - Driver Booster Scheduler
  • SkipUacExec.exe
  • SkipUacTask.exe
  • SysRest.dll - System Restore Tools
  • SysRest_IObitDel.dll
  • UpdateDB.exe - Driver Database Updater
  • Zip.dll - Zip Library
  • AUpdate.exe - IObit AUpdate
  • DataState_IObitDel.dll - datastate.dll (Runtime Library for ASC)
  • Picasp.exe - DeviceChecker
  • DataState.dll - DataState
  • BUpdate.exe - BUpdate
  • AntiPy.exe - AntiPetya
  • AntiRB.exe - AntiRB
  • CommStat.dll - Usage Statistics Tool
  • FixPlugin.exe
  • LocalLang.exe
  • NoteIcon.exe
  • XmasPromote.exe - DB
  • DeviceErrCode.json
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

5 Scheduled Tasks
  • DriverBooster.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Driver Booster SkipUAC (domen)'.
  • DriverBooster_IObitDel.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Driver Booster SkipUAC (Seven)'.
  • NoteIcon.exe is scheduled as a task named 'RunAsStdUser Task' (runs on registration).
  • SkipUacExec.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{508F5BCF-F7A1-4495-9FE9-DDF618F51DDF}' (runs on registration).
  • unins000.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9F39C5BF-7841-4895-A152-18A437152873}' (runs on registration).
4 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • Scheduler.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Driver Booster Scheduler.
  • XmasPromote.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Driver Booster Task (One-Time).
  • AutoUpdate.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Driver Booster Update.
  • DriverBooster_IObitDel.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Driver Booster Startup.

How do I remove Driver Booster?

You can uninstall Driver Booster 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 Driver Booster 3.2, 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 Driver Booster.

Win 10 64%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 47%
Keep it 53%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 64.16%
Windows 7 31.85%
Windows XP 2.19%
Windows Vista 1.81%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 28.62%
Windows 10 Pro 21.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.52%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.48%
Windows 7 Professional 5.38%
Windows 8.1 4.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.00%
  Italy 9.45%
  Germany 9.16%
  United Kingdom 5.11%
  Brazil 4.30%
  France 3.92%
  Russia 3.29%
  Canada 2.66%
  DZ 1.48%
  Netherlands 1.48%
  Spain 1.39%
  Sweden 1.39%
  Australia 1.31%
  Czech Republic 1.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.65%
Acer 19.62%
Dell 15.09%
ASUS 12.74%
Toshiba 7.51%
Lenovo 6.65%
Samsung 3.91%
Medion 1.41%
Intel 0.86%
Sahara 0.70%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.40%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 4.04%
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.59%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.91%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.91%
Dell Inspiron 3521 1.57%

About (from IObit)

Founded in 2004 by two creative and enthusiastic programmers, IObit is focused on providing consumers with innovative and comprehensive system utilities and security software for superior PC performance and security.
Publisher URL: www.iobit.com


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