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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,398
United States Rank #1,290
Reach 0.2657%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.65 days
107.56 days >
Average installed length: 56.51 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
5.5.1 1.48%
5.5.0 0.56%
5.4.0 12.89%
5.3.0 21.92%
5.2.0 32.10%
5.1.0 24.45%
5.0.3 6.39%
5.0.1 0.21%

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Driver Booster 5

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Overview

Driver Booster 5 is a software program developed by IObit. The most common release is 5.2.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named driverbooster.exe. The setup package generally installs about 96 files and is usually about 76.61 MB (80,330,417 bytes). The installed file AUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 81% of users of Driver Booster 5 come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\IObit\Driver Booster\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\IObit\Driver Booster\5.0.3\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 76.61 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Driver Booster 5

Program executable:driverbooster.exe
Name:Driver Booster
Path:C:\Program Files\iobit\driver booster\5.0.3\driverbooster.exe
MD5:620c42cd8731f8ae6edc1bdd90c207ea
Additional files:
  • db520_20180122.exe - Driver Booster 5 (Driver Booster 5 Setup)
  • taskMgr.dll - IObit TaskSchedule Dynamic Link Library
  • Register.dll - IObit Register Dynamic Link Library
  • RegisterCom.dll
  • bf.exe - IObit Black Friday
  • PubMonitor.exe - IObit Uninstaller (UninstallMontior)
  • PubMonitorBox.exe - UninstallerMonitor
  • db510_20171122.exe
  • driver_booster_setup_rc.exe
  • dbxmas.exe - IObit Christmas
  • MsgBoxEx.dll - Message Box DLL
  • AUpdate.exe - Driver Booster (IObit AUpdate)
  • AutoNts.exe - Driver Booster AutoNts
  • AutoUpdate.exe - Driver Booster Updater
  • Backup.exe - Driver Booster Backup
  • BenefitsC.exe - BenefitsC
  • BigUpgrade.exe
  • BigUpgrade2.exe
  • Bugreport.exe - Driver Booster Bugreport
  • CareScan.exe - CareScan
  • Cmpnt.dll - Cmpnt
  • DBDownloader.exe - Driver Booster Downloader
  • dbupgrade.exe
  • dbupgrade_a.exe
  • dbupgrade2.exe
  • DbzInst.dll - Dbz Installer
  • Diglett.exe - Diglett
  • DpInstX32.exe - Driver Installer
  • DpInstX64.exe
  • DriverUpdate.exe - Driver Booster Driver Update
  • FaultFixes.exe - Fault Fixes
  • GameCheck.dll - Game Detect
  • GaUpgrade.exe - IObit GaUpgrade
  • HWiNFO.exe - Hardware Information
  • ICONPIN32.exe - Icon Pin
  • ICONPIN64.exe
  • InstStat.exe - Driver Booster InstStat
  • IObitDownloader.exe - Action Center Downloader
  • JPPup.exe - IObit JPPup
  • JPTip.exe - IObit JPTip
  • licheck.exe
  • Manta.exe - Manta
  • NoteIcon.exe
  • Promote.exe - Uninstall Driver Booster
  • rstxms.exe - Xmas Hotfix
  • RttHlp.exe - IObit RttHlp
  • ScanDisp.exe - Driver Booster Scan Dispatch
  • Scanner.dll - Driver Booster Scanner
  • ScanWinUpd.exe - IObit ScanWinUpd
  • Scheduler.exe - Driver Booster Scheduler
  • ScreenShot.exe - ScreenShot
  • SetupHlp.exe - Driver Booster Setup Helper
  • SetVolume32.dll
  • SetVolume64.dll
  • SysInfo.exe - IOBit System Information
  • SysRest.dll - System Restore Tools
  • UpdateTips.exe - Driver Booster UpdateTips
  • Zip.dll - Zip Library
  • datastate.dll - DataState
  • AutoNts_JP.exe - IObit (IObit AutoNts)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DriverBooster.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Driver Booster SkipUAC (Richa)'.
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 5?

Quickly and completely remove Driver Booster 5 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Driver Booster 5 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Driver Booster 5, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 5.

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 74%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 73.77%
Windows 7 24.87%
Windows XP 0.81%
Windows Vista 0.54%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 40.54%
Windows 10 Pro 22.06%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.57%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.09%
Windows 7 Professional 5.70%
Windows 8.1 2.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.03% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.03%
  France 3.50%
  United Kingdom 2.73%
  Italy 2.56%
  Germany 2.49%
  Netherlands 2.06%
  Spain 1.00%
  Sweden 0.65%
  Singapore 0.33%
  Brazil 0.32%
  Belgium 0.31%
  Poland 0.29%
  Australia 0.28%
  Canada 0.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.07%
Acer 18.77%
Dell 15.88%
ASUS 15.01%
Lenovo 7.07%
Toshiba 4.60%
GIGABYTE 3.53%
Samsung 2.85%
MSI 1.98%
Medion 1.59%
Intel 0.65%
Common models
ASUS All Series 10.32%
HP HP Notebook 5.56%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.57%
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 3.57%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.98%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.68%

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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