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DriverReviver

How to Remove DriverReviver from Your Computer

To completely purge DriverReviver from your computer, you need to delete the files, folders, Windows registry keys and registry values associated with DriverReviver. These files, folders and registry elements are respectively listed in the Files, Folders, Registry Keys and Registry Values sections on this page.

For instructions on deleting the DriverReviver registry keys and registry values,
see How to Remove DriverReviver from the Windows Registry.

For instructions on deleting the DriverReviver files and folders,
see How to Delete DriverReviver Files (.exe, .dll, etc.)

How to Delete DriverReviver Files (.exe, .dll, etc.)^

The files and folders associated with DriverReviver are listed in the Files and Folders sections on this page.

To delete the DriverReviver files and folders:

  1. Using your file explorer, browse to each file and folder listed in the Folders and Files sections.
  2. Note: The paths use certain special folders (conventions) such as [%PROGRAM_FILES%]. Please note that these conventions are depending on Windows Version / Language. These conventions are explained here.
  3. Select the file or folder and press SHIFT+Delete on the keyboard.
  4. Click Yes in the confirm deletion dialog box.
  5. IMPORTANT: If a file is locked (in use by some application), its deletion will fail (the Windows will display a corresponding message).You can delete such locked files with the RemoveOnReboot utility. To delete a locked file, right-click on the file, select Send To->Remove on Next Reboot on the menu and restart your computer. You can install the RemoveOnReboot utility from here.
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for URET-ПК@URET(logon).job
[%SYSTEM%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for URET-ПК@URET(logon)
[%DESKTOPDIRECTORY%]\Driver Reviver.lnk
[%SYSTEM%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver Schedule
[%SYSTEM%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver Update
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for DESKTOP-AU4VF78@Owner(logon).job
[%SYSTEM%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for DESKTOP-AU4VF78@Owner(logon)
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for DESKTOP-C41PGRP@herbe(logon).job
[%SYSTEM%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for DESKTOP-C41PGRP@herbe(logon)
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for hagary-PC@hagary(logon).job
[%SYSTEM%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for hagary-PC@hagary(logon)
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver with delay for meiner-pc@meiner.job
[%SYSTEM%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver with delay for meiner-pc@meiner
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for JoePyeweed-OfPC@Joe Pyeweed(logon).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for DESKTOP-G4PEP7T@User(logon).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for user-PC@user(logon).job
[%SYSTEM%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for Jukka-PC@Jukka(logon)
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for Jukka-PC@Jukka(logon).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver Schedule.job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver Update.job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for DESKTOP-HLC9RNC@Ahmed(logon).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for TOSHIBA@tonya(logon).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for TOSHIBA@tonya(scheduling).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for Bill-PC@Bill(logon).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for LAPTOP-0T9LE0QU@artstar(logon).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for AHMED_SAAD@Ahmed Saad(logon).job
[%SYSTEM%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for Oscar-PC@Oscar(logon)
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for Oscar-PC@Oscar(logon).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for MICKUSE@KUSIBU MICHAEL(logon).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver with delay for MICKUSE@KUSIBU MICHAEL.job
[%SYSTEM%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver( SR ) for majas@Iveta
[%SYSTEM%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver( SR ) for majas@Iveta at logon
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver( SR ) for majas@Iveta at logon.job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver( SR ) for majas@Iveta.job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for test-PC@test(logon).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for user-00-PC@user-00(logon).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for DESKTOP-FETT9SI@jeffn(logon).job
[%SYSTEM%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for JOHNNN-PC@JOHNNN(logon)
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for GZ@GZ(logon).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for Z@MMFS(logon).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for DC-PC@Donald Cameron(logon).job
[%SYSTEM%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for HossamELshohady@Hossam ELshohady(logon)
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for HossamELshohady@Hossam ELshohady(logon).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for BIRSAM@Birger(logon).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for localhost@Administrator(logon).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for al2017fast@ALE2017XXX(logon).job
[%SYSTEM%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for DESKTOP-LME11D7@Renardo de Jager(logon)
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for DESKTOP-LME11D7@Renardo de Jager(logon).job
[%SYSTEM%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for HtayLwinThan-PC@Htay Lwin Than(logon)
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for HtayLwinThan-PC@Htay Lwin Than(logon).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for waleed@Eng Waleed(scheduling).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for LENOVO@Tambe(logon).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for Auditing1@Farhat(logon).job
[%SYSTEM%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for DESKTOP-60IK5PT@Mendoza(logon)
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for DESKTOP-60IK5PT@Mendoza(logon).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for ALIENBUEROKAY@Kay(logon).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for BETTY-PC@BETTY(logon).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for UNCLETOMS@Tom(logon).job
[%SYSTEM%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for Naka-PC@Naka(logon).job
[%SYSTEM%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for elmarwa-PC@elmarwa(logon)
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for LITHIUM@xds(logon).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver( SR ) for User.job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver( SR ) for DESKTOP-26LTLC0@johan at logon.job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver( SR ) for DESKTOP-26LTLC0@johan.job
[%SYSTEM%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for KKD1104PEQ@Administrator(logon)
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for KKD1104PEQ@Administrator(logon).job
[%SYSTEM%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for Geoff-PC@Geoff(logon)
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for ABHI@Abhirama(logon).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for Hitman-PC@Hitman(logon).job
[%SYSTEM%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for DESKTOP-KKHV7C1@turfan(logon)
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for DESKTOP-KKHV7C1@turfan(logon).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for EHSAN@Esi(logon).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for HARLEYLAP@leery_000(logon).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for JONATHAN-PC@JONATHAN(logon).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver( SR ) for Agustinus-PC@Agustinus at logon.job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver( SR ) for Agustinus-PC@Agustinus.job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for dell-PC@dell(logon).job
[%SYSTEM%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for Data-PC@Data(logon)
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for Data-PC@Data(logon).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for PETERS-1EBCAFD1@John(logon).job
[%SYSTEM_DRIVE%]\Users\Bernardo
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for DESKTOP-HDSDECM@Kubuś(logon).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for DESKTOP-TTS61M7@emile(logon).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for BILLDESKTOP@William(logon).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver( SR ) for DESKTOP-G7JVKS0@Jim at logon.job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver( SR ) for DESKTOP-G7JVKS0@Jim.job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for TINCYMOL@Tincy Mol(logon).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver( SR ) for TINCYMOL@Tincy Mol at logon.job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver( SR ) for TINCYMOL@Tincy Mol.job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver( SR ) for Людмила-DNS@Людмила at logon.job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for DESKTOP-3VDH332@ravens(logon).job
[%SYSTEM%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for bilalboss-PC@bilal boss(logon)
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for bilalboss-PC@bilal boss(logon).job
[%SYSTEM%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for ROLLY-PC@ROLLY(scheduling)
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for ROLLY-PC@ROLLY(scheduling).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for valerima@frenkis34(logon).job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver( SR ) for ChanWeiChang-PC@Chan Chun Yin at logon.job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver( SR ) for ChanWeiChang-PC@Chan Chun Yin.job
[%WINDOWS%]\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver for OWNER-1AA1E3458@owner(logon).job
[%PROGRAM_FILES%]\ReviverSoft

How to Remove DriverReviver from the Windows Registry^

The Windows registry stores important system information such as system preferences, user settings and installed programs details as well as the information about the applications that are automatically run at start-up. Because of this, spyware, malware and adware often store references to their own files in your Windows registry so that they can automatically launch every time you start up your computer.

To effectively remove DriverReviver from your Windows registry, you must delete all the registry keys and values associated with DriverReviver, which are listed in the Registry Keys and Registry Values sections on this page.

IMPORTANT: Because the registry is a core component of your Windows system, it is strongly recommended that you back up the registry before you begin deleting keys and values. For information about backing up the Windows registry, refer to the Registry Editor online help.

To remove the DriverReviver registry keys and values:

  1. On the Windows Start menu, click Run.
  2. In the Open box, type regedit and click OK.
    The Registry Editor window opens. This window consists of two panes. The left pane displays folders that represent the registry keys arranged in hierarchical order. The right one lists the registry values of the currently selected registry key.
  3. To delete each registry key listed in the Registry Keys section, do the following:
    • Locate the key in the left pane of the Registry Editor window by sequentially expanding the folders according to the path indicated in the Registry Keys section. For example, if the path of a registry key is
      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\FolderA\FolderB\KeyName1
      sequentially expand the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, software, FolderA and FolderB folders.
    • Select the key name indicated at the end of the path (KeyName1 in the example above).
    • Right-click the key name and select Delete on the menu.
    • Click Yes in the Confirm Key Delete dialog box.
  4. To delete each registry value listed in the Registry Values section, do the following:
    • Display the value in the right pane of the Registry Editor window by sequentially expanding the folders in the left pane according to the path indicated in the Registry Values section and selecting the specified key name. For example, if the path of a registry value is
      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\FolderA\FolderB\KeyName2,valueC=
      sequentially expand the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, software, FolderA and FolderB folders and select the KeyName2 key to display the valueC value in the right pane.
    • In the right pane, select the value name indicated after a comma at the end of the path (valueC in the example above).
    • Right-click the value name and select Delete on the menu.
    • Click Yes in the Confirm Value Delete dialog box.
Registry Keys
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Start Driver Reviver for URET-ПК@URET(logon)
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Start Driver Reviver Update
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Start Driver Reviver Schedule
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Start Driver Reviver for DESKTOP-AU4VF78@Owner(logon)
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Start Driver Reviver for DESKTOP-C41PGRP@herbe(logon)
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Start Driver Reviver for hagary-PC@hagary(logon)
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Start Driver Reviver with delay for meiner-pc@meiner
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\ReviverSoftSmartMonitorService.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Classes\AppID\ReviverSoftSmartMonitorService.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Start Driver Reviver for Jukka-PC@Jukka(logon)
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Start Driver Reviver for Oscar-PC@Oscar(logon)
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Start Driver Reviver( SR ) for majas@Iveta at logon
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Start Driver Reviver( SR ) for majas@Iveta
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Start Driver Reviver for JOHNNN-PC@JOHNNN(logon)
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Start Driver Reviver for HossamELshohady@Hossam ELshohady(logon)
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Start Driver Reviver for DESKTOP-LME11D7@Renardo de Jager(logon)
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Start Driver Reviver for HtayLwinThan-PC@Htay Lwin Than(logon)
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Start Driver Reviver for DESKTOP-60IK5PT@Mendoza(logon)
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Start Driver Reviver
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Start Driver Reviver for elmarwa-PC@elmarwa(logon)
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Start Driver Reviver for KKD1104PEQ@Administrator(logon)
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Start Driver Reviver for Geoff-PC@Geoff(logon)
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Start Driver Reviver for DESKTOP-KKHV7C1@turfan(logon)
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Start Driver Reviver for Guy-Ginette-PC@Guy & Ginette(logon)
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Start Driver Reviver for Data-PC@Data(logon)
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Start Driver Reviver for bilalboss-PC@bilal boss(logon)
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Start Driver Reviver( SR ) for sabryhassanen@sabry hassanen at logon
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Start Driver Reviver( SR ) for sabryhassanen@sabry hassanen
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Start Driver Reviver for sabryhassanen@sabry hassanen(logon)
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Start Driver Reviver for ROLLY-PC@ROLLY(scheduling)
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Start Driver Reviver( SR ) for Guy-Ginette-PC@Guy & Ginette at logon
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Start Driver Reviver( SR ) for Guy-Ginette-PC@Guy & Ginette
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Start Driver Reviver for NB-Hps@HansPeter(logon)
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Start Driver Reviver for jules-PC@jules(logon)

PUA

These are programs that are being installed on the system often without a user's knowledge or approval.

Be Aware of the Following PUA Threats:

MyWordTool, SKFSafeNetwork, HQVideoPlus, RunnerPath, JunkCleaner.

How Did My PC Get Infected with DriverReviver?^

The following are the most likely reasons why your computer got infected with DriverReviver:

  • Your operating system and Web browser's security settings are too lax.
  • You are not following safe Internet surfing and PC practices.

Downloading and Installing Freeware or Shareware

Small-charge or free software applications may come bundled with spyware, adware, or programs like DriverReviver. Sometimes adware is attached to free software to enable the developers to cover the overhead involved in created the software. Spyware frequently piggybacks on free software into your computer to damage it and steal valuable private information.

Using Peer-to-Peer Software

The use of peer-to-peer (P2P) programs or other applications using a shared network exposes your system to the risk of unwittingly downloading infected files, including malicious programs like DriverReviver.

Visiting Questionable Web Sites

When you visit sites with dubious or objectionable content, trojans-including DriverReviver, spyware and adware, may well be automatically downloaded and installed onto your computer.

Detecting DriverReviver^

The following symptoms signal that your computer is very likely to be infected with DriverReviver:

PC is working very slowly

DriverReviver can seriously slow down your computer. If your PC takes a lot longer than normal to restart or your Internet connection is extremely slow, your computer may well be infected with DriverReviver.

New desktop shortcuts have appeared or the home page has changed

DriverReviver can tamper with your Internet settings or redirect your default home page to unwanted web sites. DriverReviver may even add new shortcuts to your PC desktop.

Annoying popups keep appearing on your PC

DriverReviver may swamp your computer with pestering popup ads, even when you're not connected to the Internet, while secretly tracking your browsing habits and gathering your personal information.

E-mails that you didn't write are being sent from your mailbox

DriverReviver may gain complete control of your mailbox to generate and send e-mail with virus attachments, e-mail hoaxes, spam and other types of unsolicited e-mail to other people.