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Should I remove DriverDoc?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,959
United States Rank #8,415
Reach 0.0617%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.16 days
181.81 days >
Average installed length: 95.53 days


2.25.1086.16624 22.12%
1.52.1086.14425 56.83%
1.8.0 1.73%
1.6.3 0.49%
1.3.2 18.50%
1.3.0 0.33%

Other programs by Solvusoft



DriverDoc is a program developed by Solvusoft. The most used version is 1.52.1086.14425, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 solvusoftdd.exe. The software installer includes 58 files and is usually about 14.11 MB (14,799,034 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 35% of users of DriverDoc come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.solvusoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DriverDoc\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\DriverDoc\unins000.exe" /silent
Estimated size: 14.11 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DriverDoc

Program executable:solvusoftdd.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\driverdoc\solvusoftdd.exe
Additional files:
  • unrar.dll (by Alexander Roshal) - RAR decompression library
  • isxdl.dll (by Bjørnar Henden) - ISX Download DLL
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • difxapi.dll (by Microsoft) - Driver Install Frameworks API (DIFxAPI) (Driver Install Frameworks for API library module)
  • difxapi64.dll (by Microsoft)
  • LogFilesCollector.exe - LogFilesCollector (Log Files Collector Tool)
  • MachineId.exe - MachineIdTool (Machine ID Generation Tool)
  • MachineIdGateway.dll - MachineIdGateway (Interface to the Machine ID Generation Tool)
  • sfhtml.dll (by SPAMfighter ApS - SPAMfighter.com) - SPAMfighter HTML (SPAMfighter HTML Engine)
  • ShortcutLauncher.exe - Solvusoft Suite (Shortcut Launcher)
  • SolvusoftLauncher.exe - Solvusoft Suite Launcher
  • SuiteService.exe - Solvusoft Suite Service

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Solvusoftdd.exe is scheduled as a task named 'DriverDoc_UPDATES' (runs weekly on Wednesdays at 23:49).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Solvusoftdd.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named DriverDocRunAtStartup.
  • SuiteService.exe runs as a service named 'Solvusoft Suite Service' (Solvusoft Suite Service).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Solvusoftdd.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'solvusoftddDReminder' and executes as C:\Program Files\DriverDoc\Solvusoftdd.exe -rem.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Solvusoftdd.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\DriverDoc\Solvusoftdd.exe'.
  • unins000.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\DriverDoc\unins000.exe'.

How do I remove DriverDoc?

You can uninstall DriverDoc 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 DriverDoc, 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 DriverDoc.

Win 10 47%
Win XP 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 47.00%
Windows 7 46.34%
Windows XP 3.37%
Windows Vista 3.20%
Windows Server 2003 0.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.58%
Windows 10 Home 15.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.26%
Windows 7 Professional 11.30%
Windows 8.1 9.08%
Windows 10 Pro 8.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.46%
  Germany 7.81%
  Italy 7.51%
  France 7.06%
  United Kingdom 3.27%
  Netherlands 3.05%
  Brazil 2.68%
  Canada 1.78%
  Spain 1.41%
  India 1.34%
  Mexico 1.34%
  Poland 1.34%
  Switzerland 1.26%
  Czech Republic 1.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.48%
Acer 24.38%
Dell 16.67%
ASUS 11.16%
Samsung 5.37%
Lenovo 4.27%
Toshiba 3.86%
Medion 2.48%
American Megatrends 0.83%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.73%
HP HP Notebook 3.73%
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.39%
ASUS All Series 3.05%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.05%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.71%


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