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Should I remove Intel Driver Update Utility?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,481
United States Rank #1,243
Reach 0.4694%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.55 days
193.33 days >
Average installed length: 101.58 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.9.0.2 0.89%
2.8.2.2 0.39%
2.8.1.9 0.65%
2.8.0.7 3.35%
2.7.2.4 8.91%
2.7.1.1 2.94%
2.7.0.11 0.64%
2.6.2.4 8.39%
2.6.2.3 0.45%
2.6.1.4 19.45%
2.6.0.32 10.34%
2.5.0.22 12.33%
2.4.0.15 7.15%
2.4.0.7 6.56%
2.4.0.5 2.46%
2.0.0.29 14.87%
2.0.0.28 0.24%

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Intel Driver Update Utility

Remove Intel Driver Update Utility
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Overview

Intel Driver Update Utility is a software program developed by Intel. The most common release is 2.6.1.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 533.85 KB (546,660 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 56% of users of Intel Driver Update Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\package cache\{8409c4f7-2340-4933-a304-5d37db4fb48b}
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{8409c4f7-2340-4933-a304-5d37db4fb48b}\Intel® Driver Update Utility Installer.exe" /uninstall
Estimated size: 533.85 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Intel Driver Update Utility

  • Intel® Driver Update Utility Installer.exe - Intel® Driver Update Utility
  • Intel Driver Update Utility Installer.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • Intel Driver Update Utility Installer.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name '{fe2eebd3-ee15-4538-bb19-b627e3f2a911}' which loads as "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{fe2eebd3-ee15-4538-bb19-b627e3f2a911}\Intel Driver Update Utility Installer.exe" /burn.runonce.

How do I remove Intel Driver Update Utility?

Quickly and completely remove Intel® Driver Update Utility from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Intel Driver Update Utility 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 Intel® Driver Update Utility, 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 Intel Driver Update Utility.

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 77%
Win XP 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#1,481

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 76.70%
Windows 7 22.53%
Windows Vista 0.73%
Windows XP 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 39.93%
Windows 10 Pro 23.15%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.36%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.94%
Windows 7 Professional 6.60%
Windows 8.1 3.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.37%
  Italy 5.79%
  Germany 5.69%
  United Kingdom 4.88%
  France 3.58%
  Netherlands 2.94%
  Canada 1.93%
  Spain 1.74%
  Brazil 1.31%
  Australia 0.99%
  Singapore 0.97%
  Sweden 0.76%
  Poland 0.76%
  Norway 0.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.58%
Dell 19.73%
ASUS 16.27%
Acer 15.86%
Lenovo 9.91%
Toshiba 4.15%
Samsung 3.19%
MSI 2.08%
Intel 1.79%
GIGABYTE 1.74%
Alienware 1.48%
Medion 1.21%
Common models
ASUS All Series 10.51%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.99%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.99%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.85%
HP HP Notebook 2.70%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.65%

About Intel

Intel Corporation is the world's largest semiconductor chip maker and is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors found in most personal computers.
Publisher URL: www.intel.com

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