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What is DriverUpdate?

By SlimWare Utilities, Inc.

What is it?

SlimWare's DriverUpdate is a software application designed to check the PC's currently installed drivers against a database of available drivers for a number of software and device hardware applications. If driver updates are available the software will automatically download them from the manufacturers web site and install them.
Download Boost and enjoy your PC. Remove DriverUpdate from your PC.

Why should I uninstall DriverUpdate?

Unless you actively use DriverUpdate it should be disabled from running as it utilizes needed system resources even when your PC is idled. It is configured to auto start and run in the background when your PC boots. It is recommended if you want to continue running DriverUpdate you should only use it on demand and start it manually when needed.
Description from SlimWare Utilities, Inc.
DriverUpdate uses award-winning cloud technology to conveniently update multiple PC drivers simultaneously and in proper sequence. Drivers may also be available for free directly from manufacturers' Websites. Updating System Drivers makes your computer run better. It prevents device errors and can even lend quicker repairs to future problems. SlimDrivers and DriverUpdate allow you to remove and update obsolete driver versions to prevent conflicts and maximize computer stability. Having a slimmed down update process makes it easier to get the latest drivers, including those that improve computer performance, PC function and user accessibility. SlimDrivers and DriverUpdate use new innovations in driver management to find and fix broken drivers, eliminating errors that rob you of PC performance.
Other programs by SlimWare Utilities, Inc.
  1. SlimCleaner
  2. FixCleaner
About SlimWare Utilities, Inc.
SlimWare Utilities is an American information technologies company that produces cleaning and optimization programs for an international market. The products they produce center on using crowdsourced feedback to generate real time reviews and evaluations of other programs. Since SlimWare Utilities offers both licensed shareware and freeware, the sales structure is based on the level of automation and user wants. Nearly all of the functions that the various programs render can be implemented for free, but purchasing a license for either FixCleaner or DriverUpdate, allows the optimization process to be automated, as such, they are geared toward non-savvy computer users who want the ease and convenience of push-button cleaning. More about SlimWare Utilities, Inc....
SlimWare Utilities, Inc. web site: www.slimwareutilities.com
Files installed by SlimWare Utilities, Inc.
  1. slimcleanerplus.exe (SlimCleaner Plus by Slimware Utilities)
  2. slimservicefactory.exe (SlimServiceFactory by Slimware Utilities)
  3. fixcleaner.exe (FixCleaner Application by Slimware Utilities)
  4. slimcomputer.exe (SlimComputer Application by Slimware Utilities)
  5. driverupdate.exe (DriverUpdate by Slimware Utilities)
  6. slimshell64.dll (SlimCleaner Shell Extension by Slimware Utilities)
  7. slimcleaner.exe (SlimCleaner Application by Slimware Utilities)
  8. slimshell.dll (SlimCleaner Shell Extension by Slimware Utilities)
  9. slimcleaner-setup.exe (SlimCleaner by SlimWare Utilities)
  10. slimdrivers.exe (SlimDrivers by Slimware Utilities)
  11. slimshell.dll (SlimCleaner Shell Extension by SlimWare Utilities)
  12. slimdrivers.exe (SlimDrivers by SlimWare Utilities)
  13. driverupdate.exe (DriverUpdate by SlimWare Utilities)
  14. slimcomputer.exe (SlimComputer Application by SlimWare Utilities)
  15. fixcleaner.exe (FixCleaner Application by SlimWare Utilities)
  16. slimshell64.dll (SlimCleaner Shell Extension by SlimWare Utilities)

How to Automatically Uninstall DriverUpdate (with Boost)

  1. If you you do not have Boost installed yet, download Boost and enjoy your PC.

  2. Open Boost by either double-clicking the Boost icon in your notification area next to your PC's clock, or single-clicking the Boost icon and clicking the Open Boost button on the top left of the Boost notification window.

  3. If you are not currently on the My PC screen of the main Boost window, click the My PC tab.

  4. Click the Optimize programs button , this will launch the Program Optimization screen.

  5. Locate the program in the list called DriverUpdate by SlimWare Utilities, Inc.. (The program could be listed under any of the section such as Uninstall Recommended, Possible Uninstall, etc. based on how well DriverUpdate performs on your PC.)

    DriverUpdate by SlimWare Utilities, Inc.

  6. To the right of the list item, click the Uninstall button and Boost will completely remove DriverUpdate from your PC.

How to Manually Uninstall DriverUpdate (with Windows)

Use Add/Remove Programs control panel in Windows makes to uninstall DriverUpdate. Follow the appropriate instructions below to use this control panel.
Windows 7
  1. From the Start menu, select Control Panel.

  2. In Large or Small icon view, click Programs and Features. If you're using Category view, under "Programs", click Uninstall a program.

  3. Select DriverUpdate from the list of programs, and click Uninstall. Alternatively, right-click the program and select Uninstall.

Windows Vista
  1. From the Start menu, select Control Panel.

  2. In Classic View, double-click Programs and Features. In Control Panel Home view, under "Programs", click Uninstall a program.

  3. Select DriverUpdate from the program list, and click Uninstall. Alternatively, right-click the program and select Uninstall.

Windows XP
  1. From the Start menu, select Control Panel.

  2. Click the Add or Remove Programs icon.

  3. Select DriverUpdate from the list of programs and click Remove.

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