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What percent of users and experts removed it?
53% remove it47% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,318
United States Rank #23,144
Reach 0.0202%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.74 days
346.44 days >
Average installed length: 182.03 days


3.1 100.00%

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Driver Pro v3.1


Driver Pro v3.1 is a program developed by PC Utilities Software Limited. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 9.67 MB (10,137,647 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 19% of users of Driver Pro come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and France.
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
Driver Pro has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pcutilitiespro.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Driver Pro\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Driver Pro\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 9.67 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Driver Pro v3.1

  • DPUninstaller.exe - Driver Pro Uninstaller
  • DPSmartScan.exe - Driver Pro Smart Scan
  • DPLauncher.exe - Driver Pro Launcher
  • DPSchedule.exe - Driver Pro Schedule
  • DriverProStart.exe
  • DPStartScan.exe - Driver Pro
  • DriverPro.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • DPLauncher.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Driver Pro' and executes as C:\Program Files\Driver Pro\DPLauncher.exe.

How do I remove Driver Pro?

You can uninstall Driver Pro 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 Pro v3.1, 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 Pro.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win Vista 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 53%
Keep it 47%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.32%
Windows 10 27.64%
Windows Vista 5.03%
Windows XP 3.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.78%
Windows 7 Professional 11.39%
Windows 8.1 11.39%
Windows 8 4.30%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

18.51% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 18.51%
  Italy 6.01%
  France 4.81%
  Canada 4.81%
  India 4.33%
  Indonesia 3.85%
  Saudi Arabia 3.61%
  Spain 3.13%
  United Kingdom 2.64%
  MA 2.40%
  Brazil 2.40%
  Australia 2.40%
  Germany 1.92%
  Israel 1.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.18%
Acer 18.64%
Dell 17.56%
Toshiba 11.47%
ASUS 9.32%
Samsung 3.94%
Lenovo 2.51%
American Megatrends 1.08%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 9.09%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 5.19%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.25%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.95%
HP G62 Notebook PC 1.95%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.95%


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