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Should I remove Driver Talent?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,287
United States Rank #6,205
Reach 0.0579%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.90 days
85.62 days >
Average installed length: 44.99 days


VersionDistribution 0.44% 0.88% 0.26% 0.26% 0.09% 0.35% 0.18% 0.35% 0.44% 0.09% 0.35% 0.18% 1.14% 0.61% 0.18% 2.28% 0.88% 0.44% 1.49% 7.44% 1.75% 12.70% 6.83% 2.28% 2.98% 2.28% 4.90% 1.58% 4.55% 1.58% 5.17% 7.97% 11.03% 9.46% 6.65%

Driver Talent


Driver Talent is a program developed by OSToto Co. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is drivertalent.exe. The software installer includes 50 files and is usually about 26.98 MB (28,291,179 bytes). DTLUpdate.dll 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 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 54% of users of Driver Talent come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.drivethelife.com
Help link: bbs.160.com/forum-66-1.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\OSTotoSoft\DriverTalent
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\OSTotoSoft\DriverTalent\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 26.98 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Driver Talent

Program executable:drivertalent.exe
Name:Driver Talent
Path:C:\Program Files\ostotosoft\drivertalent\drivertalent.exe
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe
  • UserFeedback.exe - User Feedback
  • HardWare.exe - HardWare
  • MonReboot.dll - MonReboot Detours Package (MonReboot)
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • pcioffdrv.dll
  • DTLSubmit.dll
  • DTLUpdate.dll
  • InfDrvSetup.dll
  • pcidetect.dll
  • DtlPlug.dll
  • gzipdll.dll
  • DevCfg.dll
  • drvbak.dll
  • DTLAutoSetup.dll - DTLAutoSetup
  • pcidrv.dll
  • DTLUI.dll
  • p2spd.dll
  • DrvAllRepair.dll - DrvAllRe
  • DTLDrvUninst.dll - DTLDrvUn
  • DTLService.exe
  • 7z.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Plugin)
  • bios.dll
  • CrashCatch.dll
  • CrashReport.exe
  • drvcheck.dll
  • drvget.dll
  • drvsrc.dll
  • dstudp.dll
  • feedback.dll
  • LDrvSvc.dll
  • netprtdrv.dll
  • netprtenum.dll
  • pcid.dll
  • pnpdrv.dll
  • sqlcache.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DriverTalent.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2C672CEF-7F6E-44FF-92CD-DC0DF784161C}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DriverTalent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DriverTalent' which loads as "C:\Program Files\OSTotoSoft\DriverTalent\DriverTalent.exe" /start.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • DTLService.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\OSTotoSoft\DriverTalent\DTLService.exe'.
  • DriverTalent.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\OSTotoSoft\DriverTalent\DriverTalent.exe'.
  • LDrvSvc.dll is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\DTLSoft\DriveTheLife\LDrvSvc.dll'.

How do I remove Driver Talent?

You can uninstall Driver Talent 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 Talent, 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 Talent.

Win 10 81%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 80.93%
Windows 7 17.32%
Windows Vista 0.96%
Windows XP 0.79%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 46.05%
Windows 10 Pro 25.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.16%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.12%
Windows 7 Professional 3.68%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 2.46%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.27%
  United Kingdom 6.25%
  Netherlands 3.41%
  Italy 3.34%
  Canada 2.92%
  Germany 2.71%
  France 2.02%
  India 1.95%
  Australia 1.39%
  Spain 1.39%
  Singapore 1.25%
  South Africa 1.11%
  Belgium 0.69%
  DZ 0.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.88%
Dell 18.50%
ASUS 13.35%
Acer 13.35%
Lenovo 8.48%
Toshiba 5.84%
Samsung 2.36%
MSI 1.95%
Alienware 0.83%
Apple 0.70%
Intel 0.70%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.04%
ASUS All Series 4.23%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.63%
HP HP Notebook 3.63%
Dell XPS 8700 2.72%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.42%


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