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Should I remove PC Pitstop Driver Alert2?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,062
United States Rank #8,835
Reach 0.0237%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.23 days
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Average installed length: 298.12 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

PC Pitstop Driver Alert2

What is PC Pitstop Driver Alert2?  (from PC Pitstop)

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PC Pitstop Driver Alert2 is a program developed by PC Pitstop. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is DriverAlert2.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 1021.81 KB (1,046,329 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 70% of users of PC Pitstop Driver Alert2 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pcpitstop.com/store/driveralert.asp
Help link: www.pcpitstop.com/faq/Driver Alert2.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PCPitstop\Driver Alert2\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PCPitstop\Driver Alert2\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1021.81 KB

Program filesFiles installed by PC Pitstop Driver Alert2

Program executable:DriverAlert2.exe
Name:PitFrame Module
Path:C:\Program Files\PCPitstop\Driver Alert2\DriverAlert2.exe
Additional files:
  • InstallHelper.dll - PC Pitstop Install Helper
  • dpinst.exe (by Microsoft) - Driver Package Installer (DPInst) (Driver Package Installer)
  • DriverAlert2.exe - PitFrame Module
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • DriverAlert2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{94C464CA-7D3E-4800-8E80-538B591F5812}' (runs on registration).
  • dpinst.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D1C5DD5F-EA89-4604-8D19-25846AC0DEB5}'.

How do I remove PC Pitstop Driver Alert2?

You can uninstall PC Pitstop Driver Alert2 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 PC Pitstop Driver Alert2, 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 PC Pitstop Driver Alert2.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.67%
Windows 10 13.70%
Windows Vista 13.49%
Windows XP 11.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.97%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.42%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.35%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.13%
Windows 7 Professional 8.99%
Windows 8.1 3.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.69% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.69%
  Canada 3.44%
  United Kingdom 3.44%
  Netherlands 1.72%
  Belgium 1.41%
  Sweden 1.25%
  Israel 1.25%
  Australia 1.09%
  Germany 1.09%
  India 0.94%
  DK 0.78%
  Brazil 0.63%
  Spain 0.63%
  MA 0.47%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.83%
Hewlett-Packard 29.49%
Acer 12.88%
Toshiba 7.46%
ASUS 5.42%
Intel 3.73%
American Megatrends 2.37%
Lenovo 2.03%
Sahara 1.02%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.95%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.17%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.98%
ASUSTeK UL30A 2.38%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.38%
HP-Pavilion KT334AA-ABA m... 2.38%

About (from PC Pitstop LLC)

In 2004, PC Pitstop introduced its first PC optimization software called Optimize.
Publisher URL: www.pcpitstop.com


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