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Should I remove VDrift?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #29,817
United States Rank #36,031
Reach 0.0049%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.68 days
728.10 days >
Average installed length: 382.56 days


What is VDrift?  (from VDrift)

VDrift is a cross-platform, open source driving simulation made with drift racing in mind. The driving physics engine was recently re-written from scratch but was inspired and owes much to the Vamos physics engine. It is released under the GNU General Public License (GPL) v2.


VDrift is a program developed by VDrift. 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 main program executable is vdrift.exe. The software installer includes 29 files and is usually about 13.84 MB (14,511,444 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 31% of users of VDrift come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: vdrift.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\vdrift
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\VDrift\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 13.84 MB

Program filesFiles installed by VDrift

Program executable:vdrift.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\vdrift\vdrift.exe
Additional files:
  • glew32.dll - The OpenGL Extension Wrangler Library
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • uninstall.exe
  • jpeg.dll
  • libarchive-2.dll
  • libbz2-2.dll
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • libexpat-1.dll
  • libgcc_s_dw2-1.dll
  • liblzma-1.dll (by Lasse Collin and Igor Pavlov) - XZ Utils (liblzma data compression library)
  • libpng12.dll - LibPNG (PNG image compression library)
  • libpng12-0.dll
  • libpng15-15.dll
  • libstdc++-6.dll
  • libtiff.dll
  • libz-1.dll
  • ogg.dll
  • SDL.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • SDL_gfx.dll
  • SDL_image.dll - SDL_image
  • SDL_mixer.dll - SDL_mixer
  • SDL_net.dll - SDL_net
  • SDL2.dll
  • SDL2_gfx.dll
  • SDL2_image.dll
  • smpeg.dll
  • vorbis.dll
  • vorbisfile.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • vdrift.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{3B98A0A0-6A47-4248-B0B0-111720AED7D3}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove VDrift?

You can uninstall VDrift 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 VDrift (remove only), 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 VDrift.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win 7 5%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.29%
Windows 10 30.21%
Windows Vista 6.25%
Windows XP 6.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.47%
Windows 8.1 8.42%
Windows 7 Professional 6.32%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.32%
Windows 10 Home 6.32%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.13% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 31.13%
  United States 29.25%
  United Kingdom 5.66%
  Italy 3.77%
  Brazil 2.83%
  Japan 2.83%
  MA 1.89%
  Switzerland 1.89%
  Australia 1.89%
  Austria 1.89%
  IQ 1.89%
  Netherlands 1.89%
  South Africa 0.94%
  Thailand 0.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.87%
Dell 18.03%
Acer 16.39%
Lenovo 13.11%
Samsung 8.20%
ASUS 6.56%
Intel 3.28%
Medion 3.28%
Common models
ASUS All Series 3.85%
INTEL DG31PR 2.56%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.56%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.56%
LENOVO 20216 2.56%
LENOVO 1068EAG 1.28%


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