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VersionDistribution 16.67% 16.67% 16.67% 16.67% 33.33%

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NAVER Ndrive Explorer


NAVER Ndrive Explorer is a program developed by NAVER. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is ndriveupgrader.exe. The software installer includes 35 files and is usually about 44.36 MB (46,510,226 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 75% of users of NAVER Ndrive Explorer come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: ndrive.naver.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\naver\naverndrive
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Naver\NaverNDrive\NDriveUninstall.exe
Estimated size: 44.36 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NAVER Ndrive Explorer

Program executable:ndriveupgrader.exe
Name:NDriveUpgrader Module
Path:C:\Program Files\naver\naverndrive\ndriveupgrader.exe
Additional files:
  • NaverAdminApi.dll
  • NDCommAgent.dll
  • NDriveShellExt.dll - NDrive Shell Extension
  • NDataMgr.dll
  • NDriveIRP.dll
  • NDInfoShellView.dll
  • NDShFolder.dll - NDrive Shell Folder
  • UploadTester.dll - NDrive UploadTester
  • NaverAdminApi.exe - NAdminAPI Module
  • NDBManager.dll - NetIOLog Module (NetIOLog)
  • NDRes1251.dll - NDrive Resource (NDrive Module)
  • NDRes931.dll
  • NDRes936.dll
  • NDRes949.dll
  • NDRes950.dll
  • NDriveUninstall.exe - NDrive Explorer
  • NDSyncCtrl.dll - NDrive SyncCtrl
  • NDriveSVC.exe - Ndrive Service
  • NDrive.exe - NDrive Module
  • NDSync.exe - NDrive NDSync
  • NDThumbs.dll
  • NDNetIO.dll - NDrive Network IO Module
  • NELO_CrashReporter.exe (by NHN) - NELO_CrashReporter Application
  • NaverWebLauncherU.dll - NaverWeb Dynamic Link Library
  • NELO.dll (by NHN) - NELO Dynamic Link Library
  • NDriveDHtmlContainer.dll - NDriveDhtmlContainer (Dhtml Container)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • NDriveShellExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'NDShlExt' with a class of {6E0D9036-9119-4AB2-8146-956C665C5289}.
  • NDriveSVC.exe runs as a service named 'NDrive Service' (NDrive Service) "NDrive Explorer FileSystem Loader".
Startup File (User Run)
  • NDriveUpgrader.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'NaverNDrive' and executes as C:\Program Files\Naver\NaverNDrive\NDriveUpgrader.exe.

How do I remove NAVER Ndrive Explorer?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 10 33%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 10 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows 8.1 33.33%
Windows 7 Enterprise 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.00%
  Canada 16.67%
  India 8.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Dell 33.33%
Acer 16.67%
Lenovo 16.67%
Common models
Dell Dell System Inspir... 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 810-209 33.33%
LENOVO 0585A55 16.67%
eMachines ET1831 16.67%


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