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1% remove it99% keep it
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VersionDistribution 72.88% 27.12%

Hercules HD Twist


Hercules HD Twist is a program developed by Hercules. The most used version 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 main program executable is hdrvupd.exe. The software installer includes 59 files and is usually about 69.27 MB (72,637,682 bytes). libupdate.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 60% of users of Hercules HD Twist come from France, it is also popular in the United States and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hercules\Hercules HD Twist
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{C4A295C7-E787-48BA-AA35-26781B3D8007}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 69.27 MB
Language: Italian

Program filesFiles installed by Hercules HD Twist

Program executable:hdrvupd.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Hercules\Hercules HD Twist\hdrvupd.exe
Additional files:
  • NewSound.dll (by Guillemot) - Hercules Webcam Station Evolution (Hercules Webcam Station Evolution dll)
  • HWCmsgbx.dll (by Guillemot) - msgbx Dynamic Link Library
  • ControlUISkin2.dll - Hercules Xtra Controller (Hercules Xtra Controller Main Application)
  • FXCore.dll - Webcam Station Evolution (FXCore Dynamic Link Library)
  • libcmmn.dll - libcmmn Dynamic Link Library
  • libupdate.dll - libupdate Dynamic Link Library
  • libupdateARA.dll
  • libupdateDEU.dll
  • libupdateELL.dll
  • libupdateESP.dll
  • libupdateFRA.dll
  • libupdateITA.dll
  • libupdateNLD.dll
  • libupdatePLK.dll
  • libupdatePTB.dll
  • libupdateRUS.dll
  • libupdateTRK.dll
  • SkinPack.dll - SkinPack Dynamic Link Library
  • RvcLib.dll (by Realtek semiconductor)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • hdrvupd.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4DAA337B-D9CD-4863-9EB6-CC63861E164C}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Hercules HD Twist?

You can uninstall Hercules HD Twist 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 Hercules HD Twist, 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 Hercules HD Twist.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.78%
Windows 10 29.66%
Windows Vista 7.63%
Windows XP 5.93%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.75%
Windows 7 Professional 11.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.17%
Windows 10 Home 10.17%
Windows 8.1 8.47%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.93%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.50% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 59.50%
  United States 18.18%
  Germany 10.74%
  Italy 3.31%
  Belgium 2.48%
  Spain 1.65%
  Brazil 0.83%
  Switzerland 0.83%
  Austria 0.83%
  Portugal 0.83%
  United Kingdom 0.83%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 30.30%
Hewlett-Packard 21.21%
ASUS 12.12%
Dell 7.58%
Medion 7.58%
Lenovo 3.03%
Sony 1.52%
Intel 1.52%
Toshiba 1.52%
American Megatrends 1.52%
Common models
Acer Aspire XC600 3.13%
MSI MS-7788 3.13%
Hewlett-Packard 450-a00nf 2.08%
Acer Aspire X3400 2.08%
ASUS All Series 2.08%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C670-11... 1.04%


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