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United States Rank #20,820
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 33.53 days


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Driver Booster 2 Beta

What is Driver Booster 2 Beta?

Driver Booster is a PC 'optimization' program that is supposed to check for and keep installed drivers up to date.

About  (from IObit)

Outdated drivers may heavily affect your PC performance and lead to system crashes. Driver Booster Free, designed with IObit's most advanced driver update technology, scans and identifies outdated drivers automatically, and downloads and installs the right update for you with just ONE click, saving you loads of time. M...  Read more


Driver Booster 2 Beta 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 29 files and is usually about 27.31 MB (28,634,883 bytes). AutoUpdate.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 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 43% of users of Driver Booster 2 Beta come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iobit.com/driver-booster.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\IObit\Driver Booster Beta\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\IObit\Driver Booster Beta\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 27.31 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Driver Booster 2 Beta

Program executable:driverbooster.exe
Name:Driver Booster Beta
Driver Booster
Path:C:\Program Files\iobit\driver booster beta\driverbooster.exe
Additional files:
  • TaskMgr.dll - Advanced SystemCare (TaskSchedule Dynamic Link Library)
  • db240_20150713.exe - Driver Booster 2 (Driver Booster 2 Setup)
  • MsgBoxEx.dll - Message Box DLL
  • AutoUpdate.exe - Driver Booster (Driver Booster Updater)
  • GameCheck.dll - Game Detect
  • MakeSFX.exe - Driver Self-extracting Maker
  • Scanner.dll
  • Scheduler.exe - Driver Booster Scheduler
  • SetupHlp.exe - Driver Booster Setup Helper
  • SkipUacExec.exe
  • SkipUacTask.exe
  • SysRest.dll - System Restore Tools
  • Zip.dll - Zip Library
  • Promote.exe
  • ChangeIcon.exe - Dirver Booster (Change Icon)
  • Register.dll - Register Dynamic Link Library
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • WebRes.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • DriverBooster.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Driver Booster Beta SkipUAC (Pops)'.
  • SkipUacExec.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FA05DF45-762D-4F23-9D23-F97FDA2FD9DB}' (runs on registration).
  • unins000.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9F39C5BF-7841-4895-A152-18A437152873}' (runs on registration).
3 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • AutoUpdate.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Driver Booster Beta Update.
  • DriverBooster.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Driver Booster Beta Startup.
  • Scheduler.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Driver Booster Beta Scan.

How do I remove Driver Booster 2 Beta?

You can uninstall Driver Booster 2 Beta 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 2 Beta, 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 2 Beta.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 7 1%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 50%
Keep it 50%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.84%
Windows 10 36.32%
Windows XP 3.68%
Windows Vista 3.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.27%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.72%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.70%
Windows 8.1 9.63%
Windows 7 Professional 8.56%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 4.28%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.60%
  Brazil 7.62%
  Netherlands 3.59%
  United Kingdom 3.14%
  Canada 2.69%
  Italy 2.69%
  France 1.79%
  Sweden 1.79%
  New Zealand 1.79%
  Germany 1.79%
  Russia 1.35%
  India 1.35%
  Portugal 1.35%
  Romania 1.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.83%
Dell 23.58%
Acer 15.45%
ASUS 8.94%
Toshiba 8.13%
Lenovo 4.88%
Samsung 3.25%
Sahara 1.63%
Apple 0.81%
Alienware 0.81%
Common models
HP EliteBook 6930p 3.57%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.57%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.68%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.68%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.79%
ASUS All Series 1.79%

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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