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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 #5,879
United States Rank #5,562
Reach 0.0797%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.27 days
804.34 days >
Average installed length: 422.62 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%


What is DriverTuner?  (from LionSea SoftWare)

Are you annoyed with missing, outdated, or corrupted drivers? DriverTuner™ can help you fix driver issues to keep your PC in a healthy state in just a few minutes! The quicker you get DriverTuner™, the sooner your driver troubles will be gone! DriverTuner™ excels in its easy-to-use interface. Any driver issues can be f...  Read more


DriverTuner is a software program developed by LionSea SoftWare. 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 programs's main executable is DriverTuner.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 4.92 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 23 files and is usually about 14.66 MB (15,373,767 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 48% of users of DriverTuner come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.DriverTuner.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DriverTuner\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\DriverTuner\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 14.66 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DriverTuner

Program executable:DriverTuner.exe
Signed by:北京隆泽橡塑新技术开发有限公司
Path:C:\Program Files\DriverTuner\DriverTuner.exe
DriverTuner is a software application designed to check the PC's currently installed drivers against a database of available drivers for a number of software and device hardware applications. If driver updates are available the software...
Additional files:
  • Setup.exe (by Advanced Micro Devices)
  • 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)
  • DPInst32.exe
  • msvcp100.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DriverTuner.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{20A6EC0E-BA2D-47A9-991C-0AA64F20BA61}' (runs on registration).
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • DriverTuner.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named DriverTuner Startup.
  • DPInst32.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Express DownloaderUpdate.
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.
2 Startup Files (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.
  • DPInst32.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SmartAudio' which loads as C:\Program Files\CONEXANT\SAII\SAIICpl.exe /t.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:4.92 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0123155953%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01070921%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00160638%
0.015104% average

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) 61%
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 66.01%
Windows 10 17.00%
Windows Vista 8.53%
Windows XP 8.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.36%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.02%
Windows 7 Professional 11.25%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.16%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.81%
Windows 8.1 3.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.30%
  Germany 11.21%
  Italy 7.02%
  France 4.92%
  Canada 3.09%
  United Kingdom 2.83%
  Australia 2.25%
  Netherlands 1.89%
  Belgium 1.52%
  Israel 1.47%
  South Africa 1.26%
  Spain 1.15%
  MA 0.94%
  Austria 0.84%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.39%
Dell 20.74%
Acer 20.43%
ASUS 11.66%
Toshiba 9.60%
Samsung 2.79%
Intel 2.79%
Lenovo 2.17%
American Megatrends 1.24%
Sahara 1.03%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.35%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.97%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.49%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.21%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.21%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 1.93%


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