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Should I remove Driver Updater Plus?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
48% remove it52% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,468
United States Rank #19,132
Reach 0.0087%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.94 days
57.17 days >
Average installed length: 30.04 days


2.7.1086.17187 3.49%
2.7.1086.17155 20.93%
2.7.1086.17137 0.58%
2.7.1086.16994 25.00%
2.7.1086.16941 15.12%
2.7.1086.16907 2.33%
2.7.1086.16868 25.58%
2.7.1086.16843 6.98%

Driver Updater Plus


Driver Updater Plus is a software program developed by Jawego Partners. The most common release is 2.7.1086.16868, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named dup.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 23.7 MB (24,856,159 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 55% of users of Driver Updater Plus come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.driverupdaterplus.com/duplus
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Driver Updater Plus\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Driver Updater Plus\unins000.exe" /silent
Estimated size: 23.7 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Driver Updater Plus

Program executable:dup.exe
Name:Driver Updater Plus
Path:C:\Program Files\Driver Updater Plus\dup.exe
Additional files:
  • isxdl.dll (by Bjørnar Henden) - ISX Download DLL
  • DSTPJb4u.exe - b4u
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • dup.exe is scheduled as a task named 'DriverUpdaterPlus_UPDATES' (runs weekly on Wednesdays at 1:58 PM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • dup.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named DriverUpdaterPlusRunAtStartup.
Startup File (User Run)
  • dup.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DriverUpdaterPlusDUReminder' and executes as C:\Program Files\Driver Updater Plus\dup.exe -rem.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • dup.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Driver Updater Plus\dup.exe'.

How do I remove Driver Updater Plus?

You can uninstall Driver Updater Plus 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 Updater Plus, 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 Updater Plus.

Win 10 71%
Win 7 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 48%
Keep it 52%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 70.93%
Windows 7 24.42%
Windows XP 2.33%
Windows Vista 2.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 46.20%
Windows 10 Pro 11.70%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.94%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.60%
Windows 7 Professional 5.26%
Windows 8.1 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.39%
  France 11.27%
  Germany 5.88%
  Spain 3.43%
  Italy 3.43%
  Netherlands 3.43%
  United Kingdom 2.94%
  Japan 2.94%
  Sweden 1.96%
  BG 0.98%
  Canada 0.98%
  DZ 0.98%
  Hong Kong 0.98%
  Singapore 0.98%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.17%
Acer 17.56%
Dell 16.79%
ASUS 11.45%
Lenovo 5.34%
Toshiba 5.34%
Samsung 2.29%
MSI 1.53%
Common models
HP HP Notebook 4.96%
Dell Inspiron 660s 4.96%
ASUS All Series 3.31%
LENOVO 80E5 2.48%
ASUSTeK X551MA 1.65%
HP 15 Notebook PC 1.65%


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