What is UpdateMyDrivers.exe?

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 UpdateMyDrivers.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.

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UpdateMyDrivers.exe file information

The process known as UpdateMyDrivers.exe belongs to software UpdateMyDrivers by unknown.

Description: UpdateMyDrivers.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. UpdateMyDrivers.exe is located in an undetermined folder. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 0 bytes. 
The program has a visible window. The application has no file description. Note: File does not exist any longer. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: Run). It is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 27% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You can uninstall the program UpdateMyDrivers, or ask the software vendor for support. Click on UpdateMyDrivers in Windows Control Panel (Software or Programs section) to uninstall it.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as UpdateMyDrivers.exe. Therefore, you should check the UpdateMyDrivers.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.


User Comments

Gibt vor, die Aktualität alle Treiber zu prüfen und bietet dann (gegen Geld natürlich!) neuere Treiber an. Was daran wahr ist, lässt sich allerdings nicht überprüfen. Meldet sich dann monatlich mit neuen Geldforderungen. ACHTUNG: Nichts installieren, nichts kaufen, keine Kreditkartennummern bekannt geben!
  kilroy   (further information)
Das Prg. wird im Internet teilweise als Freeware angeboten, verlangt aber bei der Installation eine kostenpflichtige Registrierung. Danach zeigt es schnell eine große Anzahl von zu ersetzenden Treibern an und lädt sie auch herunter. Deren teilweise komplizierte Installation bleibt dann allerdings dem User überlassen! Somit ist das Prg. nicht wirklich hilfreich.
Ich vermisse kritische Bewertungen zu Updatemydrivers ! Wie soll sich da ein Nutzer eine ausgewogene Meinung bilden???
  Karl Guter  
scan is free but the problem is the updating process is not and that makes the problem to solve the issue

Summary: Average user rating of UpdateMyDrivers.exe: based on 3 votes with 4 user comments. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user thinks UpdateMyDrivers.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving UpdateMyDrivers issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with UpdateMyDrivers. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon 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 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the UpdateMyDrivers.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity 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. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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