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8% remove it92% keep it
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Driver Booster 3 for STEAM


Driver Booster 3 for STEAM 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 software installer includes 32 files and is usually about 44.25 MB (46,396,217 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 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 57% of users of Driver Booster 3 for STEAM come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Russia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iobit.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Driver Booster
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/403040
Estimated size: 44.25 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Driver Booster 3 for STEAM

  • TaskMgr.dll - IObit TaskSchedule Dynamic Link Library
  • IObitDownloader.exe - Advanced SystemCare 8 (Action Center Downloader)
  • DriverBooster.exe - Driver Booster 3
  • ScanDisp.exe - Driver Booster Planned Scan
  • SetupHlp.exe - Driver Booster Setup Helper
  • SteamHlp.exe - Driver Booster Steam Helper
  • MsgBoxEx.dll - Message Box DLL
  • AutoUpdate.exe - Driver Booster (Driver Booster Updater)
  • Backup.exe - Driver Booster Backup
  • Bugreport.exe - Driver Booster Bugreport
  • Cmpnt.dll - Cmpnt
  • DBDownloader.exe - Driver Booster Downloader
  • FaultFixes.exe - Fault Fixes
  • GameCheck.dll - Game Detect
  • InstStat.exe - Driver Booster InstStat
  • Scanner.dll - Driver Booster Scanner
  • Scheduler.exe - Driver Booster Scheduler
  • SysRest.dll - System Restore Tools
  • Zip.dll - Zip Library
  • AUpdate.exe - IObit AUpdate
  • DataState.dll - DataState
  • CommStat.dll - Usage Statistics Tool
  • NoteIcon.exe
  • Register.dll - Register Dynamic Link Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DriverBooster.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Driver Booster Steam SkipUAC (Alex)'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Scheduler.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Driver Booster Scheduler.

How do I remove Driver Booster 3 for STEAM?

You can uninstall Driver Booster 3 for STEAM 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 for STEAM, 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 3 for STEAM.

Win 10 81%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 81.16%
Windows 7 15.94%
Windows Vista 2.90%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 39.13%
Windows 10 Pro 34.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.80%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.35%
Windows 7 Professional 4.35%
Windows 8.1 2.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.52%
  Germany 8.70%
  Russia 5.43%
  Brazil 3.26%
  United Kingdom 3.26%
  Canada 2.17%
  DK 2.17%
  Norway 2.17%
  Turkey 2.17%
  Austria 1.09%
  Australia 1.09%
  Belgium 1.09%
  Switzerland 1.09%
  Dominican Republic 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.30%
ASUS 18.18%
Alienware 9.09%
Dell 9.09%
Toshiba 9.09%
Lenovo 6.06%
Acer 6.06%
Samsung 3.03%
Medion 3.03%
Common models
ASUS All Series 19.64%
MSI MS-7821 3.57%
Alienware Alienware 14 3.57%
TOSHIBA Satellite L850D-B... 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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