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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.


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

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