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What percent of users and experts removed it?
55% remove it45% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,619
United States Rank #12,661
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 107.45 days

Uniblue DriverScanner 2009

What is Uniblue DriverScanner 2009?  (from Uniblue Systems Ltd)

Built with simplicity in mind, DriverScanner scans your computer to provide a list of drivers that need to be updated. With single click convenience, DriverScanner will then safely install each update on your PC. Old drivers may cause a range of problems, from diminished hardware functionality to conflicts and system...  Read more


Uniblue DriverScanner 2009 is a program developed by Uniblue Systems Ltd. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is DriverScanner.exe. The software installer includes 37 files and is usually about 35.8 MB (37,541,438 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 69% of users of Uniblue DriverScanner 2009 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Uniblue Systems Ltd.
URL: www.uniblue.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Uniblue DriverScanner
Uninstaller: "C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\{148D8B8A-8F96-4822-81EC-D510B626B7D5}\DriverScanner_Setup.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 35.8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Uniblue DriverScanner 2009

Program executable:DriverScanner.exe
DriverScanner helps you in keeping updated with the system driver updates
Path:C:\Program Files\Uniblue DriverScanner\DriverScanner.exe
Additional files:
  • DriverScanner.dll - Uniblue DriverScanner
  • DriverScanner.exe - DriverScanner (DriverScanner helps you in keeping updated with the system driver updates)
  • DriverPresenter.dll
  • DriverScanner_Setup.exe - DriverScanner Installation
  • DriverScannerCommon.dll
  • LicenseCommon.dll
  • PresenterCommon.dll
  • ScannerAdaptor.dll
  • UniblueCommon.dll
  • ViewPluginLoader.dll
  • cache.dll
  • cwebpage.dll
  • difxapi.dll (by Microsoft) - Driver Install Frameworks API (DIFxAPI) (Driver Install Frameworks for API library module)
  • DriverInstaller32.exe
  • ds_move_serial.exe - DriverScanner Serial Mover (Uniblue DriverScanner Serial Mover)
  • dsmonitor.exe - DriverScanner Monitor (Uniblue DriverScanner Monitor)
  • dsnotifier.exe - DriverScanner Notifier (Uniblue DriverScanner Notifier)
  • InstallerExtensions.dll
  • Launcher.exe - Uniblue Launcher
  • LicenseManager.dll
  • Model.dll
  • msvcp90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr90.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • QtCore4.dll (by Trolltech ASA) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtDesigner4.dll (by Trolltech ASA) - Designer (Graphical user interface designer.)
  • QtDesignerComponents4.dll
  • QtGui4.dll
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtSvg4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • thirdpartyinstaller.exe - thirdpartyinstaller (Uniblue Third Party Installer)
  • unins001.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • UninstallHelper.dll
  • unrar.dll (by Alexander Roshal) - RAR decompression library
  • XceedCry.dll (by Xceed Software Inc (450) 442-2626 [email protected] www.xceedsoft.com) - Xceed Encryption Library
  • XceedZip.dll (by Xceed Software Inc (450) 442-2626 [email protected] www.xceedsoft.com) - Xceed Zip Compression Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • driverscanner.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named DriverScanner.
  • dsmonitor.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named dsmonitor.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Launcher.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DriverScanner' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Uniblue\DriverScanner\launcher.exe" delay 20000.

How do I remove Uniblue DriverScanner 2009?

You can uninstall Uniblue DriverScanner 2009 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 Uniblue DriverScanner 2009, 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 Uniblue DriverScanner 2009.

Win XP 36%
Win 10 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 55%
Keep it 45%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 38.87%
Windows 7 31.58%
Windows Vista 29.15%
Windows 10 0.40%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 37.92%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 22.92%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.58%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.92%
Windows Vista Home Basic 4.58%
Windows 7 Professional 4.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.08% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.08%
  United Kingdom 4.91%
  Canada 3.47%
  Belgium 2.02%
  Germany 1.73%
  France 1.73%
  Netherlands 1.45%
  Israel 1.16%
  Italy 1.16%
  Romania 1.16%
  Brazil 0.87%
  Hungary 0.87%
  Portugal 0.87%
  Czech Republic 0.58%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.17%
Dell 28.57%
Acer 11.90%
Toshiba 7.74%
American Megatrends 7.14%
Sahara 4.17%
ASUS 3.57%
Intel 2.38%
Medion 2.38%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 3.97%
Dell Dimension C521 2.38%
HP Pavilion dv2700 Notebo... 2.38%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.38%
Dell MM061 2.38%
Acer Aspire 5735 2.38%

About Uniblue Systems Ltd

Uniblue is a developer of software utilities, designed to improve performance to PC users and is one of the biggest software companies with products which include RegistryBooster, SpeedUpMyPC, DriverScanner and PowerSuite.
Publisher URL: www.uniblue.com


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