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UpdateDriver is a software program developed by Uniblue Systems. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 25.86 MB (27,120,657 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: UpdateDriver
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\UpdateDriver
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\UpdateDriver\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\UpdateDriver\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 25.86 MB

Program filesFiles installed by UpdateDriver

  • ds_move_serial.exe - DriverScanner Serial Mover (Uniblue DriverScanner Serial Mover)
  • dsnotifier.exe - DriverScanner Notifier (Uniblue DriverScanner Notifier)
  • dsmonitor.exe - DriverScanner Monitor (Uniblue DriverScanner Monitor)
  • ds_ubm.exe - DriverScanner ubm (Uniblue DriverScanner ubm)
  • Launcher.exe - Uniblue Launcher
  • driverscanner.exe - DriverScanner (Uniblue DriverScanner)
  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)
  • cwebpage.dll
  • DriverInstaller32.exe
  • InstallerExtensions.dll
  • lua5.1.dll
  • UninstallHelper.dll
  • msvcp90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C Runtime Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • dsmonitor.exe is scheduled as a task named 'C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\DriverScanner.job'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • dsmonitor.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named DriverScanner.
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.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • Launcher.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'DriverScanner' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Uniblue\DriverScanner\launcher.exe" -w.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:14 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0304459620%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00772375%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.02272221%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,476,236
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:221.53 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:7 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove UpdateDriver?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win Vista (SP2) 20%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 41%
Keep it 59%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 80.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 60.00%
Gateway 20.00%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard p6813w 20.00%
HP G62 Notebook PC 20.00%
Gigabyte GA-MA785GT-UD3H 20.00%
Gateway P-6860FX 20.00%


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