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Should I remove DriverHound?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #28,357
United States Rank #16,262
Reach 0.0055%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.77 days
170.07 days >
Average installed length: 89.36 days


VersionDistribution 0.94% 79.25% 0.94% 16.04% 0.94% 0.94% 0.94%

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DriverHound is a software program developed by Xionix. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 setup package generally installs about 39 files and is usually about 13.26 MB (13,904,555 bytes). The installed file Xionix.Update.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. 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 92% of users of DriverHound come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Korea.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.xionix.com/products/driverhound
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\driverhound
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\DriverHound\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 13.26 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DriverHound

  • DriverHoundApp.exe - Xionix DriverHound (DriverHound)
  • uninstall.exe - DriverHound
  • Xionix.DriverHound.dll - Xionix.DriverHound
  • CommonUtils.dll - CommonUtils
  • Xionix.Update.exe - AutoUpdater

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DriverHoundApp.exe is scheduled as a task named 'DriverHound' (runs monthly on Wednesdays at 6:53 AM).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:55.3 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0232402436%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00065620%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.02258405%
0.015104% average

How do I remove DriverHound?

Quickly and completely remove DriverHound from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall DriverHound 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program DriverHound, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 DriverHound.

Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 47.17%
Windows 10 44.34%
Windows Vista 5.66%
Windows XP 2.83%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.43%
Windows 8.1 15.24%
Windows 10 Home 12.38%
Windows 7 Professional 10.48%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.62%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.07%
  Canada 3.66%
  Korea 0.61%
  Australia 0.61%
  Romania 0.61%
  Germany 0.61%
  DK 0.61%
  Malaysia 0.61%
  United Kingdom 0.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.94%
Dell 26.51%
Acer 8.43%
Lenovo 7.23%
Toshiba 4.82%
ASUS 3.61%
Samsung 2.41%
Intel 1.20%
Gateway 1.20%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.38%
Dell Inspiron 660 2.15%
Hewlett-Packard 700-330qe 2.15%
Dell Inspiron 5547 2.15%
Dell XPS 8700 2.15%
Hewlett-Packard p6604y 2.15%


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