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8.0.1 90.91%
8.0.0 9.09%

Driver Inspector

What is Driver Inspector?  (from DriverInspector.com)

Keeping up with the ever changing manufacturer drivers is no match! Driver Inspector will locate and install the most up to date drivers that are specific to your computer and attached devices. Never hunt for device drivers again - Driver Inspector will back up all your device drivers, allowing you to also put them o...  Read more


Driver Inspector is a program developed by DriverInspector.com. The most used version is 8.0.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 21 files and is usually about 4.88 MB (5,115,150 bytes). DriverInspector.Updater.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 Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Driver Inspector
URL: www.driverinspector.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Driver Inspector\Driver Inspector\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{DAC27085-280B-46C0-A145-D4C7DB8AC785}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.88 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Driver Inspector

  • DriversHQ.ThemePack.DriverInspector.dll - DriversHQ.ThemePack.DriverInspector
  • cpuidsdk.dll (by CPUID) - CPUID SDK Dynamic Link Library (CPUID DLL SDK)
  • DriverInspector.exe (by PC Drivers Headquarters) - Driver Inspector
  • DriversHQ.DriverDetective.Client.Communication.dll (by PC Drivers Headquarters) - Driver Detective
  • DriversHQ.DriverDetective.Client.ExceptionLogging.dll - Client.ExceptionLogging
  • DriversHQ.DriverDetective.Common.dll - Common
  • DriversHQ.DriverDetective.ExceptionLogging.dll
  • DriverInspector.Updater.exe - DriverInspector (DriverInspector Updater)
  • ISUninstall.exe - ISUninstall
  • DriversHQ.DriverDetective.Client.Communication.XmlSerializers.dll
  • DriversHQ.DriverDetective.Client.ExceptionLogging.XmlSerializers.dll
  • XPBurnComponent.dll - XPBurn component
  • DriversHQ.Common.dll (by Microsoft) - DriversHQ.Common
  • DriversHQ.CPU.exe (by Microsoft) - Client.CPUID
  • interop.wuapilib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WUApiLib'.
  • Microsoft.ApplicationBlocks.Updater.ActivationProcessors.dll (by Microsoft - PC Drivers Headquarters) - Updater Application Block
  • Microsoft.ApplicationBlocks.Updater.dll (by Microsoft - PC Drivers Headquarters)
  • Microsoft.ApplicationBlocks.Updater.Downloaders.dll - Downloaders
  • Microsoft.Practices.EnterpriseLibrary.Common.dll - Microsoft Enterprise Library for .NET (Enterprise Library Shared Library)
  • Microsoft.Practices.EnterpriseLibrary.Security.Cryptography.dll - Enterprise Library Cryptography Application Block
  • Microsoft.Practices.ObjectBuilder.dll - Microsoft.Practices.ObjectBuilder

How do I remove Driver Inspector?

Quickly and completely remove Driver Inspector from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Driver Inspector 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 Inspector, 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 Inspector.

Win Vista (SP2) 45%
Win 8 9%
Uninstall it 45%
Keep it 55%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 54.55%
Windows 7 36.36%
Windows 8 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 45.45%
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.27%
Windows 10 Pro 9.09%
Windows 7 Professional 9.09%
Windows Vista Home Basic 9.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Toshiba 20.00%
Gateway 20.00%
Acer 20.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 9.09%
TOSHIBA Satellite A355 9.09%
powerspec E362 9.09%
HP-Pavilion NY599AA-ABA e... 9.09%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 9.09%
Gateway T3656 9.09%


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