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Should I remove Universal Driver Updater?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,296
United States Rank #10,105
Reach 0.0206%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.72 days
80.28 days >
Average installed length: 42.18 days


VersionDistribution 0.25% 11.56% 20.85% 35.93% 31.41%

Universal Driver Updater


Universal Driver Updater is a software program developed by universaldriverupdator.com. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named universaldriverupdater.exe. The setup package generally installs about 26 files and is usually about 26.04 MB (27,303,380 bytes). The installed file ATDriverUpdater.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 68% of users of Universal Driver Updater come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.universaldriverupdater.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Universal Driver Updater\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Universal Driver Updater\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 26.04 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Universal Driver Updater

Program executable:universaldriverupdater.exe
Name:Universal Driver Updater
Path:C:\Program Files\universal driver updater\universaldriverupdater.exe
Additional files:
  • ATDriverUpdater.dll (by PCVARK) - Universal Driver Updater (ATDriverUpdater Library)
  • GoogleAnalyticsHelper.dll (by PCVARK) - Google Analytics Package (Google Analytics Library)
  • ServiceManagerHelper.dll - Service Manager Library
  • SystemInformationHelper.dll - System Information Library
  • GASender.exe - Google Analytics Sender (GoogleAnalyticsSender)
  • DriverHiveEngine.dll (by Bootstrap Development) - DriverHive Engine
  • CommonForms.dll - Shared Library (Common Forms)
  • CommonForms.Routine.dll
  • CommonForms.Site.dll - Site Common Forms
  • DebugHelper.dll - Debug Helper
  • Localizer.dll - Localizer
  • ProductHelper.dll - Product Helper
  • RescueCenterForm.dll - Rescue Center Form
  • RescueCenterHelper.dll - Rescue Center Library
  • SendDebugLog.exe - Send Debug Log
  • SettingsHelper.dll - Settings Helper
  • TaskSchedulerHelper.dll - Task Scheduler Helper
  • ATUpdatersHelper.dll - ATUpdaters (ATUpdaters Library)
  • ATPopupsHelper.dll - ATPopups (ATPopups Library)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UniversalDriverUpdater.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Start Driver Updater automatic scanning' (runs daily at 19:48).

How do I remove Universal Driver Updater?

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

Win 8 72%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 72.00%
Windows 7 24.25%
Windows Vista 2.00%
Windows XP 1.75%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 47.36%
Windows 10 Pro 12.09%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.34%
Windows 8.1 6.80%
Windows 7 Professional 5.54%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.53%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.01% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 68.01%
  United Kingdom 6.90%
  Germany 4.21%
  France 3.64%
  Canada 2.87%
  Australia 2.30%
  Russia 1.53%
  Italy 1.34%
  Spain 0.77%
  Netherlands 0.77%
  DZ 0.57%
  Egypt 0.57%
  Hong Kong 0.38%
  Thailand 0.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 41.52%
Dell 20.76%
Acer 13.15%
Lenovo 9.34%
ASUS 6.23%
Toshiba 5.19%
Intel 1.73%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard p6670t 4.65%
Hewlett-Packard 520-1050 3.49%
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.49%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.49%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.49%
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 2.91%


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