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2% remove it98% keep it
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I-O Drive Center


I-O Drive Center is a program developed by I-O DATA DEVICE, INC. The most used version is 2.10, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is DriveCenter.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 7.75 MB (8,125,727 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 8. While about 50% of users of I-O Drive Center come from Japan, it is also popular in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iodata.jp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\I-O DATA\I-O Drive Center
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{3BDCD698-E09B-4ACC-B0A1-CB0A03FBB939}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0011 -removeonly
Estimated size: 7.75 MB
Language: Japanese

Program filesFiles installed by I-O Drive Center

Program executable:DriveCenter.exe
Name:I-O Drive Center
Path:C:\Program Files\I-O DATA\I-O Drive Center\DriveCenter.exe
Additional files:
  • DriveCenter.exe - I-O Drive Center
  • DriveCenter_x64.exe
  • DriveGadget_x64.ocx - DriveGadget.ocx
  • DriveGadget_x86.ocx
  • wnaspi32.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • DriveCenter.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'I-O Drive Center' and executes as "C:\Program Files\I-O DATA\I-O Drive Center\DriveCenter.exe".
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • DriveCenter.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Drive Center' which loads as C:\Program Files\i-o data\i-o drive center\drivecenter.exe.
  • DriveCenter_x64.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'I-O Drive Center' which loads as "C:\Program Files\I-O DATA\I-O Drive Center\DriveCenter_x64.exe".

How do I remove I-O Drive Center?

Quickly and completely remove I-O Drive Center from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall I-O Drive Center 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 I-O Drive Center, 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 I-O Drive Center.

Win XP 80%
Win 8 20%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 80.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 80.00%
Windows 8 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from Japan
Which countries install it?
  Japan 50.00%
  United States 50.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
NEC 25.00%
MSI 25.00%
Dell 25.00%
American Megatrends 25.00%
Common models
Sony PCV-RZ75P 20.00%
Dell Computer Dimension 8... 20.00%
NEC PC-LR7009E 20.00%
MouseComputer Co.,Ltd. B7... 20.00%

Publisher URL: www.iodata.com


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