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Should I remove Driver Reviver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
43% remove it57% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,288
United States Rank #7,532
Reach 0.0935%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.25 days
243.39 days >
Average installed length: 127.89 days


VersionDistribution 0.87% 0.27% 2.93% 2.77% 2.01% 0.27% 0.16% 4.72% 4.78% 0.27% 0.27% 0.49% 2.71% 0.76% 1.41% 0.05% 2.88% 2.01% 2.39% 0.76% 0.16% 5.21% 0.71% 14.12% 16.40% 0.65% 3.42% 12.11% 8.20% 4.13% 1.90% 0.16% 0.05%

Driver Reviver

What is Driver Reviver?  (from ReviverSoft)

Restore maximum performance and functionality to your PC's hardware and its components! Experts recommend Driver Reviver to keep your PC's Drivers up to date and restore optimum performance and functionality to your PC and its components. Driver Reviver solves this problem by allowing you to scan all of your hardware t...  Read more


Driver Reviver is a program developed by ReviverSoft. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is driverreviver.exe. The software installer includes 25 files and is usually about 20.35 MB (21,335,386 bytes). DriverReviverUpdater.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 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 30% of users of Driver Reviver come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.reviversoft.com/driver-reviver
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\reviversoft\driver reviver
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ReviverSoft\Driver Reviver\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 20.35 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Driver Reviver

Program executable:driverreviver.exe
Name:DriverReviver Reviver
Path:C:\Program Files\reviversoft\driver reviver\driverreviver.exe
Additional files:
  • ASOHelper.dll - Reviversoft Driver Reviver
  • _DriverReviver.exe - DriverReviver Reviver
  • DriverReviver - Copy.exe
  • DriverReviver.BAK.exe
  • DriverReviver.ori.exe
  • DriverReviverSetup.exe - Driver Reviver (Driver Reviver installer)
  • Uninstall.exe - Driver Reviver uninstaller
  • DriverReviverUpdater.exe - Driver Reviver Updater
  • SignatureChecker.dll
  • 7za.exe (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7-Zip Standalone Console)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DriverReviver.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Start Driver Reviver( SR ) for ROBERT@Hans'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • DriverReviver.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Start Driver Reviver for MAIKE@Maike(logon).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DriverReviver.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DriverReviver' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Reviversoft\Driver Reviver\DriverReviver.exe" /autorun.

How do I remove Driver Reviver?

You can uninstall Driver Reviver 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 Reviver, 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 Reviver.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win 10 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 43%
Keep it 57%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.23%
Windows 10 41.10%
Windows XP 3.85%
Windows Vista 2.77%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.47%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.61%
Windows 10 Home 9.55%
Windows 7 Professional 8.35%
Windows 8.1 7.59%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.82%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.33%
  Germany 8.48%
  United Kingdom 5.09%
  Canada 4.19%
  France 3.39%
  Italy 2.86%
  Iran 2.65%
  Netherlands 2.44%
  Australia 2.33%
  Sweden 2.23%
  Belgium 2.17%
  Spain 2.01%
  India 1.86%
  Brazil 1.48%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.20%
Dell 18.13%
Acer 16.78%
ASUS 12.05%
Toshiba 5.59%
Lenovo 5.21%
Samsung 3.86%
Medion 2.03%
Intel 1.64%
MSI 1.35%
American Megatrends 1.25%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.05%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.81%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.08%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.84%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.12%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.94%

About (from ReviverSoft LLC)

ReviverSoft was founded to provide trusted resources to help you repair, optimize and maintain your computer for optimum performance.
Publisher URL: www.reviversoft.com

comments2 comments

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attemptedover a year ago
Another highly rated software (#1) on TopTenReviews.
user comment
Nenadover a year ago
It's useful, but that doesn't mean it's not replaceable. Even though it's a paid application, the interface is user friendly and very simple.