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Should I remove ParetoLogic DriverCure?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
61% remove it39% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,021
United States Rank #10,980
Reach 0.0186%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.75 days
287.68 days >
Average installed length: 151.15 days


VersionDistribution 15.30% 27.05% 40.71% 0.27% 13.11% 1.91% 0.82% 0.82%

ParetoLogic DriverCure

What is ParetoLogic DriverCure?  (from ParetoLogic)

Broken hardware can often be caused by a faulty driver. Drivers are critical to the operation of your computer as they help hardware devices, programs and the operating system communicate. Without the right driver, your hardware devices will not perform at their potential or not work at all. ParetoLogic DriverCure elim...  Read more


ParetoLogic DriverCure is a program developed by ParetoLogic. 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. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is drivercure.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 5.93 MB (6,217,141 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 63% of users of ParetoLogic DriverCure come from the United States, it is also popular in MA and United Kingdom.
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  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: ParetoLogic, Inc.
URL: www.ParetoLogic.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ParetoLogic\DriverCure
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ParetoLogic\DriverCure\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 5.93 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ParetoLogic DriverCure

Program executable:drivercure.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\paretologic\drivercure\drivercure.exe
Additional files:
  • PLCommonDlg.dll - PLCommonDlg Dynamic Link Library (Common Dialog Dynamic Link Library)
  • uninstall.exe - ParetoLogic DriverCure Installer
  • 7ZipDLL.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DriverCure.exe is scheduled as a task named 'DriverCure' (runs weekly on Wednesdays at 4:12).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • DriverCure.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named DriverCure Startup.
Startup File (User Run)
  • DriverCure.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DriverCure' and executes as C:\Program Files\ParetoLogic\DriverCure\DriverCure.exe -restart.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • DriverCure.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ParetoLogic\DriverCure\DriverCure.exe'.

How do I remove ParetoLogic DriverCure?

You can uninstall ParetoLogic DriverCure 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 ParetoLogic DriverCure, 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 ParetoLogic DriverCure.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 42%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 61%
Keep it 39%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 48.36%
Windows Vista 34.43%
Windows XP 9.84%
Windows 10 7.10%
Windows Server 2003 0.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 27.55%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.53%
Windows 7 Professional 10.74%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.19%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.58%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.27%
  MA 5.10%
  United Kingdom 5.10%
  Australia 3.47%
  DZ 3.27%
  Canada 2.24%
  TN 1.43%
  Iran 1.22%
  Germany 1.22%
  Spain 1.02%
  Italy 1.02%
  France 0.82%
  Russia 0.61%
  IQ 0.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.17%
Dell 24.48%
Acer 10.79%
Toshiba 7.88%
American Megatrends 2.49%
Gateway 2.49%
ASUS 2.49%
Samsung 2.07%
Intel 1.24%
Sony 1.24%
Lenovo 0.83%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 4.76%
Dell Inspiron 1545 4.08%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.08%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.40%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.72%
HP 620 2.04%


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