The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the DriverFinder.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.
Description: DriverFinder.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. DriverFinder.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 9,604,264 bytes (20% of all occurrences), 2,420,736 bytes, 2,518,528 bytes, 7,151,816 bytes or 9,610,920 bytes.
DriverFinder.exe is not a Windows system file. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: Run). The program is not visible. The file has a digital signature. DriverFinder.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 35% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.
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If DriverFinder.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 46% dangerous. The file size is 2,518,528 bytes. There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. It is not a Windows system file. DriverFinder.exe appears to be a compressed file.
If DriverFinder.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's "Documents" folder, the security rating is 54% dangerous. The file size is 2,412,200 bytes. The program has a visible window. There is no file information. The software starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: Run). DriverFinder.exe is not a Windows system file. DriverFinder.exe appears to be a compressed file.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as DriverFinder.exe. Therefore, you should check the DriverFinder.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with DriverFinder. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.
Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.
To help you analyze the DriverFinder.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.