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Should I remove Vista Drive Icon?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
45% remove it55% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,474
United States Rank #21,828
Reach 0.0260%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.73 days
169.15 days >
Average installed length: 88.88 days


v2.7.6 0.60%
v2.5.4 0.20%
v2.5.1 1.39%
v2.1 0.80%
v2.0 97.01%

Vista Drive Icon

What is Vista Drive Icon?  (from oszone.net)

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 is a software program developed by oszone.net. The most common release is v2.0, 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 programs's main executable is vistadrv.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 1.48 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 1.8 MB (1,886,750 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows XP. While about 40% of users of Vista Drive Icon come from Russia, it is also popular in UA and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: forum.oszone.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\vistadriveicon
Uninstaller: rundll32.exe advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection C:\WINDOWS\INF\VistaDrv.inf,Uninstall
Estimated size: 1.8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Vista Drive Icon

Program executable:vistadrv.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\vistadriveicon\vistadrv.exe
Additional files:
  • DrvVista.exe (by Company © BoaSoft & gora & Jekson07)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • VistaDrv.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'VistaIcon' and executes as C:\Program Files\VistaDriveIcon\VistaDrv.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • VistaDrv.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'VistaDrv' which loads as "C:\Program Files\VistaDriveIcon\VistaDrv.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.48 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0011883397%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00075473%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00043361%
0.015104% average
I/O reads/min:6 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Vista Drive Icon?

Quickly and completely remove Vista Drive Icon 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, 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.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 45%
Keep it 55%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 100.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.63% of installs come from Russia
Which countries install it?
  Russia 39.63%
  UA 21.12%
  United States 16.07%
  Germany 4.86%
  Sweden 4.30%
  BY 3.93%
  Kazakstan 1.68%
  Poland 1.68%
  Republic Of Moldova 1.31%
  AZ 1.12%
  Austria 0.75%
  GE 0.56%
  United Kingdom 0.56%
  Latvia 0.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
American Megatrends 16.88%
Intel 15.58%
Sahara 8.66%
Samsung 6.49%
Acer 6.49%
Dell 4.76%
Toshiba 3.03%
Lenovo 2.60%
Hewlett-Packard 2.60%
NEC 1.30%
ASUS 0.87%
Common models
Gigabyte P41-ES3G 4.35%
Micro-Star MS-7529 3.26%

Publisher URL: www.oszone.net


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