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Should I remove DriverDoc?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
38% remove it62% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #33,885
United States Rank #29,568
Reach 0.0037%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.53 days
782.52 days >
Average installed length: 411.16 days


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What is DriverDoc?

DriverDoc 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)

DriverDoc software is designed to quickly locate the latest drivers specific to your PC through its access to an extensive database of 16,000,000+ drivers. DriverDoc Smart Scan your system and fix the error messages that are driving you crazy. Even custom computer systems are no problem with DriverDoc. Click to start y...  Read more


During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named driverdoc.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 18.74 MB (19,648,857 bytes). The installed file LiveUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.driverdoc.com
Help link: www.driverdoc.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DriverDoc\DriverDoc\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\DriverDoc\DriverDoc\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 18.74 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DriverDoc

Program executable:driverdoc.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\driverdoc\driverdoc\driverdoc.exe
Additional files:
  • TaskTray.exe - Driver Doc Task Scheduler
  • LiveUpdate.exe - LiveUpdate
  • aspr_ide.dll - ASProtect IDE Helper
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
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  • 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)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • TaskTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TaskTray' which loads as C:\Program Files\DriverDoc\DriverDoc\TaskTray.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 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 38%
Keep it 62%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.89%
Windows Vista 18.06%
Windows 10 9.72%
Windows XP 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.94%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.22%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.33%
Windows 7 Professional 8.33%
Windows 10 Home 4.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.54%
  Germany 7.53%
  France 5.38%
  Brazil 4.30%
  Canada 4.30%
  Switzerland 3.23%
  Spain 3.23%
  Iran 3.23%
  India 2.15%
  Italy 2.15%
  Japan 2.15%
  Austria 1.08%
  United Kingdom 1.08%
  Greece 1.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.58%
Dell 29.82%
Acer 17.54%
Gateway 5.26%
Medion 3.51%
Toshiba 3.51%
Lenovo 3.51%
American Megatrends 1.75%
ASUS 1.75%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1545 4.76%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.17%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.17%
HP-Pavilion WC704AA-UUZ M... 3.17%
MEDIONPC MS-7621 3.17%
Dell Inspiron 570 3.17%

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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