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Should I remove Microsoft User-Mode Driver Framework Feature Pack?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,984
United States Rank #6,902
Reach 0.1972%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.02 days
797.18 days >
Average installed length: 418.86 days

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Microsoft User-Mode Driver Framework Feature Pack 1.9

What is Microsoft User-Mode Driver Framework Feature Pack?

User-Mode Driver Framework (UMDF) is a library that you can use to develop user-mode drivers that support the Microsoft Windows Driver Model (WDM). UMDF provides common driver functionality, which enables you to write a driver with significantly less code than in WDM. A UMDF driver supports events to which its device must respond and features that are unique to its device.


The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named spuninst.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 3.6 MB (3,774,926 bytes). The installed file update.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.microsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\windows\$hf_mig$\kb2079403
Uninstaller: "C:\WINDOWS\$NtUninstallWudf01009$\spuninst\spuninst.exe"
Estimated size: 3.6 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft User-Mode Driver Framework Feature Pack 1.9

Program executable:spuninst.exe
Name:Fjernelse af Windows Service Pack
Additional files:
  • spmsg.dll - Sistema operativo Microsoft® Windows® (Mensajes de Service Pack)
  • helpsvc.exe - Microsoft Help Center Service
  • spcustom.dll - Microsoft Update Custom Component Locator
  • update.exe - Setup van Windows Service Pack
  • updspapi.dll - Windows Servicing Setup API

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • helpsvc.exe is added as a firewall exception for '%WINDIR%\PCHealth\HelpCtr\Binaries\Helpsvc.exC:*:EnableC:Offer Remote Assistance'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:5 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002737889%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00020646%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00006733%
0.015104% average
70 average
I/O reads/min:134.64 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:240.63 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Microsoft User-Mode Driver Framework Feature Pack?

You can uninstall Microsoft User-Mode Driver Framework Feature Pack 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 Microsoft User-Mode Driver Framework Feature Pack 1.9, 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 Microsoft User-Mode Driver Framework Feature Pack.

Win XP 94%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 98.66%
Windows 7 0.93%
Windows Server 2003 0.18%
Windows Vista 0.15%
Windows 10 0.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 98.93%
Windows 7 Home Premium 0.39%
Windows 7 Professional 0.31%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 0.10%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.08%
Microsoft Windows 0.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

16.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 16.18%
  Italy 8.94%
  Germany 8.79%
  India 4.26%
  United Kingdom 3.45%
  Spain 3.15%
  Israel 3.15%
  France 2.81%
  Poland 2.78%
  Brazil 2.76%
  Hungary 2.49%
  Czech Republic 2.41%
  Iran 2.22%
  Finland 2.07%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 21.15%
American Megatrends 14.91%
Intel 13.13%
Hewlett-Packard 11.87%
Sahara 7.56%
Acer 5.38%
Toshiba 2.89%
ASUS 1.32%
Samsung 1.32%
Lenovo 0.71%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex GX620 ... 2.81%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 2.56%
INTEL DG31PR 2.43%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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