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Should I remove Vista Drive Icon?

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 #17,154
United States Rank #36,574
Reach 0.0165%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 31.52 days
929.93 days >
Average installed length: 488.61 days


VersionDistribution 0.43%
1.4 99.57%

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Vista Drive Icon 1.4

What is Vista Drive Icon?  (from artArmin)

Vista Drive Icon, changes the drive icons shown in Windows "My Computer", to a nearly Vista drive icon, showing the drive's free space with a smooth colored horizontal bar.


Vista Drive Icon 1.4 is a software program developed by artArmin. The most common release is 1.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named DrvIcon.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 799.93 KB (819,125 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 21% of users of Vista Drive Icon come from Iran, it is also popular in Turkey and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: drvicon.sf.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Vista Drive Icon
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Vista Drive Icon\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 799.93 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Vista Drive Icon 1.4

Program executable:DrvIcon.exe
Name:Vista Drive Icon
Changes "My Computer" drive icons to Windows Vista drive icons.
Path:C:\Program Files\Vista Drive Icon\DrvIcon.exe
Additional files:
  • DrvIcon.exe - Vista Drive Icon (Changes "My Computer" drive icons to Windows Vista drive icons.)
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DrvIcon.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DrvIcon' which loads as C:\Program Files\Vista Drive Icon\DrvIcon.exe.

How do I remove Vista Drive Icon?

Quickly and completely remove Vista Drive Icon 1.4 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Vista Drive Icon 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 Vista Drive Icon 1.4, 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 Vista Drive Icon.

Win XP 90%
Win 8 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 92.64%
Windows 7 5.19%
Windows Vista 1.73%
Windows 8 0.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 91.74%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.61%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 1.74%
Windows 7 Home Premium 1.30%
Windows 7 Starter 0.43%
Microsoft Windows 0.43%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.37% of installs come from Iran
Which countries install it?
  Iran 21.37%
  Turkey 8.55%
  Germany 8.12%
  United States 7.69%
  Egypt 6.84%
  Poland 5.13%
  Thailand 4.70%
  India 4.27%
  Italy 4.27%
  Hungary 3.42%
  Japan 2.56%
  United Kingdom 2.14%
  Taiwan 1.71%
  Portugal 1.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 17.60%
Dell 16.00%
American Megatrends 11.20%
Intel 11.20%
Acer 7.20%
Sahara 4.80%
Samsung 1.60%
Common models
Gigabyte G41MT-S2PT 3.33%
Gigabyte G41MT-S2P 3.33%
Dell Computer Dimension 4... 1.67%
Dell Computer OptiPlex GX... 1.67%


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