Driver Whiz by PC Drivers HeadQuarters (Signed)
There are 2 versions of driverwhiz.exe in the wild, the latest version being 18.104.22.168. driverwhiz.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. By adding a startup entry to the run registry key, the file will be executed when the user logs into Windows. The average file size is about 3.36 MB. The file is a digitally signed and issued to PC Drivers HeadQuarters by VeriSign. The executable is a .NET framework assembly utilizing the CLR.
What is driverwhiz.exe?
Driver Whiz is used to locate new versions of drivers that are already installed on the computer system. Drivers that currently have upgrades available are shown to the user, who can proceed with the upgrade with a simple click.
About driverwhiz.exe (from PC Drivers HeadQuarters)
“At PC Drivers HeadQuarters we have distilled 10 years of PC hardware expertise into our driver identification software, Driver Detective. Driver Detective was created to save you time and remove any g”
|Publisher:||PC Drivers Headquarters|
|Product name:||Driver Whiz|
|Typical file path:||C:\Program Files\driver whiz\driver whiz\driverwhiz.exe|
|Issued to:||PC Drivers HeadQuarters|
|Effective date:||Sunday, April 3, 2011|
|Expiration date:||Monday, April 21, 2014|
(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of driverwhiz.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Startup files (user) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
- 'Driver Whiz' → C:\Program Files\Driver Whiz\Driver Whiz\DriverWhiz.exe /applicationModC:systemTray /showWelcomC:false
- Entry path '\Driver Whiz-RTMUpdater'
- Entry path '\Driver Whiz-RTMScan'
- Entry path '\Driver Whiz-RTMRules'
All file variations of driverwhiz.exe
Distribution by Windows OS
|Windows 7 Ultimate
|Windows 7 Home Premium
Distribution by country
Israel installs about 71.43% of Driver Whiz.