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Should I remove Driver Wizard?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
42% remove it58% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,634
United States Rank #12,535
Reach 0.0079%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 290.44 days
936.40 days >
Average installed length: 492.01 days


12.0 0.65%
11.0 29.03%
10.0 50.32%

Driver Wizard

What is Driver Wizard?

Driver Wizard 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)

Your computer is an amazingly powerful tool that lets you connect thousands of different peripherals and devices. A Windows PC lets you scan photos, print newsletters, download camera pictures, use webcams and do it all without leaving your home. Device Drivers are the software piece you need to make it all work.
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The most used version is 10.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 driverwizard.exe. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 18.18 MB (19,058,996 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.driverwizard.org
Help link: www.driverwizard.org/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Driver-Soft\DriverWizard\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Driver-Soft\DriverWizard\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 18.18 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Driver Wizard

Program executable:driverwizard.exe
Name:Driver Wizard
Path:C:\Program Files\driver-soft\driverwizard\driverwizard.exe
Additional files:
  • TaskTray.exe - Driver Wizard Task Scheduler
  • LiveUpdate.exe - LiveUpdate
  • HWiNFO32.dll (by Martin MalĂ­k - REALiX) - HWiNFO32 Client Library (HWiNFO32 Dynamic Link Library)
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • aspr_ide.dll - ASProtect IDE Helper
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DriverWizard.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{94E54AAD-00F7-45B7-8D09-D924A72570CC}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • DriverWizard.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Driver Wizard.

How do I remove Driver Wizard?

You can uninstall Driver Wizard 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 Wizard, 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 Wizard.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win XP 1%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 42%
Keep it 58%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.51%
Windows XP 11.54%
Windows Vista 10.26%
Windows 10 7.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 59.48%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.11%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.80%
Windows 7 Professional 8.50%
Windows 10 Home 5.23%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.19%
  United Kingdom 1.55%
  Belgium 0.78%
  Canada 0.78%
  Brazil 0.39%
  Norway 0.39%
  Australia 0.39%
  New Zealand 0.39%
  Netherlands 0.39%
  Germany 0.39%
  Slovakia 0.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 55.46%
Dell 27.73%
ASUS 4.20%
Acer 1.68%
Sahara 1.68%
Compaq 0.84%
American Megatrends 0.84%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.07%
HP G72 Notebook PC 2.44%
Gigabyte P55M-UD2 2.44%
Dell Inspiron 580 2.44%
Dell Inspiron 1564 1.63%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.63%

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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