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Should I remove DriverEasy?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
21% remove it79% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #32,871
Reach 0.0039%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.05 days
355.50 days >
Average installed length: 186.79 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

DriverEasy 4.0.6

What is DriverEasy?

This is a software drive update utility designed to help users keep their drivers up to date.

About  (from Easeware)

Driver Easy is such a practical tool that helps you solve the driver problem easily. It can auto-detect and download the latest suitable hardware drivers for your computer by just several clicks. With the friendly user interface, Driver Easy is quite easy to use that you can completely download all latest device driver...  Read more


DriverEasy 4.0.6 is a software program developed by Easeware. 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 primary executable is named drivereasy.exe. The setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 6.68 MB (7,002,631 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 19% of users of DriverEasy come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.drivereasy.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Easeware\DriverEasy\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Easeware\DriverEasy\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 6.68 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DriverEasy 4.0.6

Program executable:drivereasy.exe
Signed by:Easeware Technology Limited
Path:C:\Program Files\easeware\drivereasy\drivereasy.exe
Additional files:
  • Easeware.CheckingDevice.exe - Easeware.Driver.CheckingDevice (Easeware.CheckingDevice)
  • Easeware.CheckScheduledScan.exe - Easeware.CheckScheduledScan
  • Easeware.Driver.Backup.dll - Easeware.Driver.Backup
  • Easeware.DriverInstall.exe - Easeware.DriverInstall
  • Easeware.Driver.Core.dll - Easeware.Driver.Core
  • CSVer.dll (by Intel) - Chipset INF (CSVer)
  • difxapi.dll (by Microsoft) - Driver Install Frameworks API (DIFxAPI) (Driver Install Frameworks for API library module)
  • Interop.WUApiLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WUApiLib'.
  • Ssetup.exe (by Intel) - Intel® Chipset Device Software (Intel® Chipset Device Software installer)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • UnRAR.exe (by Alexander Roshal) - WinRAR (Command line RAR)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DriverEasy.exe is scheduled as a task named 'DriverEasy Scheduled Scan' (runs monthly on Tuesdays at 06:00).

How do I remove DriverEasy?

You can uninstall DriverEasy 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 DriverEasy 4.0.6, 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 DriverEasy.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.23%
Windows 10 16.88%
Windows XP 15.58%
Windows Vista 1.30%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 35.06%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.88%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.58%
Windows 7 Professional 10.39%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.49%
Windows 10 Pro 5.19%

Distribution by countryGeography

18.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 18.82%
  Italy 10.59%
  Brazil 8.24%
  Germany 7.06%
  Argentina 4.71%
  IQ 4.71%
  Egypt 4.71%
  MA 3.53%
  Romania 3.53%
  LY 2.35%
  Chile 2.35%
  TN 2.35%
  France 2.35%
  Saudi Arabia 2.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 30.43%
Dell 23.91%
ASUS 15.22%
Hewlett-Packard 8.70%
Samsung 4.35%
Toshiba 4.35%
American Megatrends 2.17%
Common models
Gigabyte G41MT-S2 5.17%
ASUSTeK K55VD 3.45%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.45%
Gigabyte G41MT-S2PT 1.72%
VIA K7VT4APro 1.72%
unika unika 1.72%

Publisher URL: www.easeware.net


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