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Should I remove DriverTuner?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
48% remove it52% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,683
United States Rank #7,414
Reach 0.0536%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.15 days
358.37 days >
Average installed length: 188.30 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%



DriverTuner is a program developed by LionSea SoftWare. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 19.4 MB (20,342,116 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 46% of users of DriverTuner come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: LionSea Software co., ltd
URL: www.DriverTuner.com
Help link: www.DriverTuner.com/support.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DriverTuner\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\DriverTuner\unins000.exe" /SILENT
Estimated size: 19.4 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DriverTuner

  • libcurlds.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • DriverTuner.exe - DriverTuner
  • zlibwapi.dll - ZLib.DLL (zlib data compression and ZIP file I/O library)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DriverTuner.exe is scheduled as a task named 'DriverTuner Scan Daily' (runs daily at 12:31 PM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • DriverTuner.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named DriverTuner Startup.
Startup File (User Run)
  • DriverTuner.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DriverTuner' and executes as C:\Program Files\DriverTuner\DriverTuner.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DriverTuner.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DriverTuner' which loads as "C:\Program Files\DriverTuner\DriverTuner.exe" --boot.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • DriverTuner.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\DriverTuner\DriverTuner.exe'.

How do I remove DriverTuner?

You can uninstall DriverTuner 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 DriverTuner, 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 DriverTuner.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 48%
Keep it 52%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.69%
Windows 10 40.08%
Windows Vista 4.63%
Windows XP 1.51%
Windows Server 2003 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.89%
Windows 8.1 18.92%
Windows 7 Professional 10.84%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.98%
Windows 10 Home 7.70%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.65%
  Germany 14.93%
  Italy 5.21%
  United Kingdom 4.98%
  France 3.34%
  Canada 2.80%
  Australia 2.41%
  Netherlands 2.33%
  Austria 1.71%
  Belgium 1.40%
  Norway 1.32%
  DK 1.09%
  Sweden 1.01%
  Spain 0.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.59%
Acer 20.73%
Dell 14.18%
ASUS 11.28%
Toshiba 9.45%
Samsung 4.42%
Lenovo 3.96%
Medion 2.74%
American Megatrends 1.22%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.87%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.17%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.82%
ASUS All Series 2.46%
Acer Aspire V5-571 2.46%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.11%


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