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Should I remove UpdateMyDrivers?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
44% remove it56% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,876
United States Rank #19,207
Reach 0.0279%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.54 days
340.40 days >
Average installed length: 178.85 days


38.1 37.60% 24.30% 1.02% 1.02% 1.28% 14.83% 0.77% 0.51% 0.77% 0.26% 0.51% 0.51% 1.79% 0.26% 2.05% 0.51% 0.26% 0.51% 0.26% 0.51% 0.77% 0.51% 0.26% 0.26% 1.28% 0.26% 0.26%
0.0 6.91%

Typically installed together

Other programs by SmartTweak Software


What is UpdateMyDrivers?  (from SmartTweak Software)

Keep drivers up to date automatically with UpdateMyDrivers. Recognizing more than a million hardware devices, UpdateMyDrivers keeps your system always up to date, guaranteeing the best performance and reliability to your Windows 7, Vista or XP PC completely automatically. The intelligent driver update engine detects ou...  Read more


UpdateMyDrivers is a software program developed by SmartTweak Software. The most common release is 38.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named updatemydrivers.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 3.28 MB (3,438,992 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 19% of users of UpdateMyDrivers come from the United States, it is also popular in France and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.smarttweak.us
Help link: www.smarttweak.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SmartTweak Software\UpdateMyDrivers
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{A2866E3C-DFD9-4FD0-B6A2-96CB2431AC40}\UpdateMyDrivers.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 3.28 MB

Program filesFiles installed by UpdateMyDrivers

Program executable:updatemydrivers.exe
UpdateMyDrivers Installation
Additional files:
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • arc.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • UpdateMyDrivers.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'UpdateMyDrivers' and executes as C:\Program Files\SmartTweak Software\UpdateMyDrivers\UpdateMyDrivers.exe /ot /as /ss.
Network connections
  • UpdateMyDrivers.exe connects to smarttweak.com ( port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:20.2 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0052748211%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00325699%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00201783%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:860,204
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:5 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove UpdateMyDrivers?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win Vista 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 44%
Keep it 56%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.26%
Windows 8 13.55%
Windows XP 13.04%
Windows Vista 6.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.52%
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.74%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.89%
Windows 7 Professional 9.79%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.87%
Windows 8 Pro 3.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

19.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 19.06%
  France 4.95%
  India 4.21%
  Germany 3.96%
  MA 3.71%
  Iran 2.97%
  Italy 2.72%
  Netherlands 2.48%
  Brazil 2.48%
  United Kingdom 2.48%
  Indonesia 2.23%
  Saudi Arabia 2.23%
  Romania 2.23%
  Belgium 1.98%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.09%
Acer 20.87%
Dell 19.57%
ASUS 7.83%
Toshiba 5.22%
American Megatrends 3.04%
Sahara 2.61%
Samsung 2.17%
Lenovo 2.17%
Intel 1.74%
MSI 1.30%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.97%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.17%
HP 650 Notebook PC 2.38%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.38%
TOSHIBA Satellite A200 2.38%
Dell Inspiron 530 1.59%

About (from SmartTweak Software)

Our company is currently one of the leading developers of software products in the area of computer security, protection of confidential information and optimization of computer systems.
Publisher URL: www.smarttweak.net


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