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Should I remove ScrewDrivers Client?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,854
United States Rank #9,422
Reach 0.0168%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 348.70 days
1039.02 days >
Average installed length: 545.93 days


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4.7.06 0.30%
4.7.05 1.20%
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ScrewDrivers Client v4

What is ScrewDrivers Client?  (from triCerat)

ScrewDrivers is a remote printing solution for Windows operating systems. The focus of the ScrewDrivers software is to provide a fast and reliable printing option for your users while saving you from the hassle of having any print drivers on the terminal server. We provide this through a unique method that mimics the...  Read more


ScrewDrivers Client v4 is a software program developed by triCerat. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 primary executable is named sdclient.exe. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 1.72 MB (1,801,841 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 80% of users of ScrewDrivers Client come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.triCerat.com
Help link: www.tricerat.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\triCerat\Simplify Printing\ScrewDrivers Client v4
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\triCerat\SIMPLI~1\SCREWD~1\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files2\triCerat\SIMPLI~1\SCREWD~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 1.72 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ScrewDrivers Client v4

Program executable:sdclient.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\triCerat\Simplify Printing\ScrewDrivers Client v4\sdclient.exe
Additional files:
  • sdica6.dll - ScrewDrivers v4 (SD4 Client Plugin - ICA6)
  • install_ica.exe
  • install_rdp.exe
  • SetLang.exe
  • setsec_client.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{F71A9918-1861-4EFE-AE94-530BDDE46DD4}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • install_rdp.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 3.
  • UNWISE.EXE runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • install_rdp.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ScrewDrivers RDP Plugin' which loads as C:\Program Files\triCerat\Simplify Printing\ScrewDrivers Client v4\install_rdp.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UNWISE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove ScrewDrivers Client?

You can uninstall ScrewDrivers Client 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 ScrewDrivers Client v4, 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 ScrewDrivers Client.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.43%
Windows 10 14.76%
Windows XP 14.46%
Windows Vista 12.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.15%
Windows 7 Professional 22.42%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.55%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.30%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.36%
Windows 8.1 4.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.04%
  Canada 3.39%
  United Kingdom 2.79%
  Russia 2.00%
  Italy 1.80%
  Saudi Arabia 1.80%
  Germany 1.00%
  DK 1.00%
  UA 0.60%
  France 0.60%
  Qatar 0.60%
  Mexico 0.60%
  India 0.40%
  BY 0.40%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.34%
Hewlett-Packard 29.41%
Acer 7.14%
Toshiba 6.30%
Lenovo 5.88%
ASUS 5.04%
Samsung 1.68%
Intel 1.68%
Sahara 0.84%
Common models
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 3.23%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.23%
Dell Inspiron 1525 2.58%
Dell Latitude E6420 2.58%
Dell Latitude E5520 2.58%


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