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What percent of users and experts removed it?
60% remove it40% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,529
United States Rank #7,437
Reach 0.0176%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 589.89 days
1440.64 days >
Average installed length: 756.94 days


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Driver Performer

What is Driver Performer?

Driver Performer is an application designed to check the computer's installed drivers against a database of available drivers for a number of software and device hardware applications. If driver updates are available the software will automatically download them from the manufacturers web site and install them.


The main program executable is driverperformer.exe. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 19.02 MB (19,942,990 bytes). LiveUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.
  • Known to include offers within the setup
Driver Performer has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: performersoft.com
Help link: performersoft.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Driver-Soft\DriverPerformer\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Driver-Soft\DriverPerformer\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 19.02 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Driver Performer

Program executable:driverperformer.exe
Name:Driver Performer
Path:C:\Program Files\driver-soft\driverperformer\driverperformer.exe
Additional files:
  • TaskTray.exe - Driver Performer Task Scheduler
  • LiveUpdate.exe - LiveUpdate
  • aspr_ide.dll - ASProtect IDE Helper
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • AlphaImageControl.ocx - AlphaImageControl
  • AniGIF.ocx - AniGIF
  • clmultidx7.ocx (by Clever Components) - Clever Internet Suite (Clever Internet ActiveX Suite)
  • CodejockControls.ocx (by Codejock Software) - Xtreme Suite ActiveX Control Module
  • XceedZip.dll (by Xceed Software Inc (450) 442-2626 [email protected] www.xceedsoft.com) - Xceed Zip Compression Library
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

How do I remove Driver Performer?

You can uninstall Driver Performer 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 Performer, 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 Performer.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 60%
Keep it 40%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.39%
Windows Vista 19.36%
Windows XP 6.36%
Windows 10 2.89%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 58.96%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.61%
Windows 7 Professional 7.80%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.36%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.18%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.89%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.17%
  France 0.83%
  Iran 0.50%
  United Kingdom 0.33%
  Brazil 0.17%
  Italy 0.17%
  Japan 0.17%
  Mexico 0.17%
  PR 0.17%
  SY 0.17%
  Uruguay 0.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 43.20%
Dell 30.80%
Acer 8.80%
Toshiba 8.40%
Gateway 1.60%
Intel 1.60%
Sony 1.60%
ASUS 1.60%
American Megatrends 0.80%
Common models
HP G62 Notebook PC 4.47%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.47%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.47%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.35%
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 3.35%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.79%

About (from Driver-Soft Inc.)

Our company owns many years of software developing experiences, advanced production designing and researching experiences.
Publisher URL: www.driver-soft.com


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