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Should I remove DriverMax 8?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,589
United States Rank #11,200
Reach 0.0333%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.38 days
40.74 days >
Average installed length: 21.40 days


VersionDistribution 0.15% 5.34% 3.66% 0.46% 5.18% 3.66% 7.47% 1.98% 0.15% 10.52% 0.15% 3.96% 0.15% 12.65% 2.90% 0.46% 7.16% 0.61% 0.30% 11.28% 6.40% 0.91% 5.34% 1.98% 0.91% 0.76% 0.76% 0.15% 1.68% 1.98% 0.91%

DriverMax 8


DriverMax 8 is a software program developed by Innovative Solutions. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 drivermax.exe. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 16.45 MB (17,244,558 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 40% of users of DriverMax 8 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.innovative-sol.com
Help link: www.drivermax.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Innovative Solutions\DriverMax\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Innovative Solutions\DriverMax\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 16.45 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DriverMax 8

Program executable:drivermax.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\innovative solutions\drivermax\drivermax.exe
Additional files:
  • innoupd.exe - Innovative Solutions Software Updater (Software Updater)
  • SetupDrivermax_7_29_cnet.exe - DriverMax (DriverMax Setup)
  • innostp.exe - Application Starter
  • libeay32.dll
  • libssl32.dll
  • rbk32.exe
  • rbk64.exe
  • ssleay32.dll
  • stop_dmx.exe
  • sync.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • drivermax.exe is scheduled as a task named 'DriverMaxWelcome' (runs daily at 0:22).
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • innostp.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Application Starter - f1375f225883e83d52e8db9690775c3c.
  • drivermax.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named DriverMaxAgent.
Startup File (User Run)
  • drivermax.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DriverMax_RESTART' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Innovative Solutions\DriverMax\drivermax.exe" -RESTART.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • drivermax.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DriverMax_RESTART' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Innovative Solutions\DriverMax\drivermax.exe" -RESTART.

How do I remove DriverMax 8?

You can uninstall DriverMax 8 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 DriverMax 8, 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 DriverMax 8.

Win 10 65%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 65.40%
Windows 7 30.03%
Windows XP 3.05%
Windows Vista 1.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 29.91%
Windows 10 Pro 24.39%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.88%
Windows 7 Professional 8.28%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.90%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.07%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.03% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.03%
  Germany 6.43%
  Italy 6.02%
  United Kingdom 4.42%
  Brazil 3.75%
  France 3.61%
  Netherlands 2.68%
  Egypt 1.87%
  Canada 1.87%
  Spain 1.47%
  Russia 1.47%
  DZ 1.34%
  Australia 1.34%
  Sweden 1.34%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.74%
Acer 22.45%
Dell 15.82%
ASUS 14.54%
Lenovo 4.85%
Toshiba 4.08%
Samsung 3.06%
American Megatrends 2.04%
Intel 1.53%
MSI 1.28%
Medion 1.02%
Common models
ASUS All Series 3.81%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.33%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.33%
HP ENVY 17 TS Notebook PC 2.86%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.38%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.38%

Publisher URL: www.innovativesol.com


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