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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
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,480
United States Rank #1,241
Reach 0.4617%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.55 days
193.33 days >
Average installed length: 101.58 days


VersionDistribution 0.89% 0.40% 0.65% 3.36% 8.91% 2.93% 0.65% 8.39% 0.45% 19.44% 10.36% 12.32% 7.13% 6.54% 2.46% 14.87% 0.24%

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Intel Driver Update Utility


Intel Driver Update Utility is a software program developed by Intel. The most common release is, 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?

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/7/8/10: 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/7/8/10: 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 Intel Driver Update Utility.

Win 10 77%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 76.75%
Windows 7 22.48%
Windows Vista 0.72%
Windows XP 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 39.96%
Windows 10 Pro 23.12%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.92%
Windows 7 Professional 6.58%
Windows 8.1 3.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.38% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.38%
  Italy 5.80%
  Germany 5.69%
  United Kingdom 4.89%
  France 3.57%
  Netherlands 2.94%
  Canada 1.92%
  Spain 1.73%
  Brazil 1.31%
  Australia 0.99%
  Singapore 0.97%
  Sweden 0.76%
  Poland 0.76%
  Belgium 0.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.62%
Dell 19.74%
ASUS 16.31%
Acer 15.84%
Lenovo 9.90%
Toshiba 4.14%
Samsung 3.18%
MSI 2.07%
Intel 1.79%
Alienware 1.47%
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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