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Driver Utility

What is Driver Utility?

Driver Utility is an application designed to check the computer's installed drivers against a database of available drivers for a number of software and device hardware applications. If driver updates are available the software will automatically download them from the manufacturers web site and install them.

About  (from Driver-Soft)

If your hardware devices are not working and if you have spent a considerable amount of time searching for Device Drivers, Then Driver Utility Pro™ is your solution. Driver Utility Pro™ is a Software Product which has a database of more than 100K computer Drivers.


The main program executable is driverutility.exe. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 16.39 MB (17,186,285 bytes). LiveUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.driverutility.com
Help link: www.driverutility.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Driver-Soft\DriverUtility\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Driver-Soft\DriverUtility\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 16.39 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Driver Utility

Program executable:driverutility.exe
Name:Driver Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\driver-soft\driverutility\driverutility.exe
Additional files:
  • LiveUpdate.exe - LiveUpdate
  • aspr_ide.dll - ASProtect IDE Helper
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • AlphaImageControl.ocx - AlphaImageControl
  • AniGIF.ocx - AniGIF
  • clinetsuitex6.ocx (by Clever Components) - Clever Internet Suite (Clever Internet ActiveX Suite)
  • CodejockControls.ocx (by Codejock Software) - Xtreme Suite ActiveX Control Module
  • XceedZip.dll (by Xceed Software Inc (450) 442-2626 [email protected] www.xceedsoft.com) - Xceed Zip Compression Library
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

How do I remove Driver Utility?

You can uninstall Driver Utility 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 Utility, 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 Utility.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 13%
Uninstall it 43%
Keep it 57%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.50%
Windows 10 25.00%
Windows XP 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows Se7en Titan 12.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro 12.50%
Windows 7 Professional 12.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Windows 8.1 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.36%
  MA 9.09%
  South Africa 9.09%
  Finland 9.09%
  India 9.09%
  Germany 9.09%
  DK 9.09%
  United Kingdom 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 12.50%
ASUS 12.50%
Medion 12.50%
Lenovo 12.50%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7366 12.50%
LENOVO 76508TG 12.50%
LENOVO 1607B9Q 12.50%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 12.50%
HP Compaq dx2250 Microtow... 12.50%
Dell Precision M6600 12.50%

About (from Driver-Soft Inc.)

Our company owns many years of software developing experiences, advanced production designing and researching experiences.
Publisher URL: www.driver-soft.com


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