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Driver Updater Pro

What is Driver Updater Pro?  (from XPC Tools)

Driver Updater Pro is a professional driver management tool features both driver management and hardware diagnostics. Driver Updater Pro provides such practical function as driver update. If you often reinstall your operating system, you may not forget such painful experiences of searching all around for all kinds of...  Read more


Driver Updater Pro is a program developed by XPC Tools. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is driverupdaterpro.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 4.46 MB (4,674,293 bytes). DriverUpdaterPro.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 XP as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 54% of users of Driver Updater Pro come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Colombia.
  • Automatically starts with Windows

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.xpctools.com
Installation folder: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application data\{9784cf0c-b63b-4a60-a1b8-0d38cdf756eb}
Uninstaller: "C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\{9784CF0C-B63B-4A60-A1B8-0D38CDF756EB}\DriverUpdaterPro.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 4.46 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Driver Updater Pro

Program executable:driverupdaterpro.exe
Name:Driver Updater
Tool for check and install latest versions of system drivers
Path:C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application data\{9784cf0c-b63b-4a60-a1b8-0d38cdf756eb}\driverupdaterpro.exe
Additional files:
  • libeay32.dll
  • ssleay32.dll
  • SysInfoDll.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • DriverUpdaterPro.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DriverUpdaterPro' and executes as C:\Program Files\XPC Tools\Driver Updater Pro\DriverUpdaterPro.exe -t.

How do I remove Driver Updater Pro?

Quickly and completely remove Driver Updater Pro from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Driver Updater 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Driver Updater Pro, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Pro.

Win XP 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 13%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 52%
Keep it 48%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows Vista 25.00%
Windows 7 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 Professional 12.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.50%
Windows Vista Ultimate 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.85%
  Brazil 7.69%
  Colombia 7.69%
  United Kingdom 7.69%
  Japan 7.69%
  RS 7.69%
  SY 7.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 40.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Acer 20.00%
American Megatrends 20.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A135 25.00%
MSI MS-6712 12.50%
MSI MS-6702 12.50%
HP Pavilion dv6500 Notebo... 12.50%
EPSON DIRECT CORP. ' ... 12.50%
BIOSTAR Group TA790GXB A2... 12.50%


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