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Startup program entry details:

DriverScanner (launcher.exe)

This page expands upon the information already available for this entry in the Pacman's Portal Windows start-up programs database.

Not required or not recommended - typically infrequently used tasks that can be started manually if necessary

For further information on how to identify and disable startup programs please visit the Introduction page.

Description:

Launcher for an older version of the DriverScanner driver update utility from Uniblue Systems Limited - which "scans your computer to provide a list of drivers that need to be updated." Detected by Malwarebytes as PUP.Optional.Uniblue. The file is located in %ProgramFiles%\Uniblue\DriverScanner. If bundled with another installer or not installed by choice then remove it

Startup information:

Registry (Start → Run → regedit)

MSConfig (Start → Run → msconfig → Startup)

Windows Defender (Start → All Programs → Windows Defender → Tools → Software Explorer)

Log examples:

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [DriverScanner] "C:\Program Files\Uniblue\DriverScanner\launcher.exe" delay 20000
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [DriverScanner] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Uniblue\DriverScanner\launcher.exe" delay 20000
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [DriverScanner] "C:\Programme\Uniblue\DriverScanner\launcher.exe" delay 20000
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [DriverScanner] "C:\Arquivos de programas\Uniblue\DriverScanner\launcher.exe" delay 20000

Other information:

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