Driver Detective Driver Detective

A guide to uninstall Driver Detective from your computer

You can find on this page detailed information on how to uninstall Driver Detective for Windows. It was created for Windows by PC Drivers HeadQuarters LP. More information on PC Drivers HeadQuarters LP can be seen here. More details about the program Driver Detective can be found at . Driver Detective is commonly set up in the C:\Program Files\Driver Detective directory, however this location can differ a lot depending on the user's decision when installing the program. Driver Detective's entire uninstall command line is C:\Program Files\Driver Detective\Uninstall.exe. The program's main executable file has a size of 6.39 MB (6701856 bytes) on disk and is named DriversHQ.DriverDetective.Client.exe.

Driver Detective is composed of the following executables which take 6.78 MB (7107056 bytes) on disk:

  • Agent.CPU.exe (60.78 KB)
  • DriversHQ.DriverDetective.Client.exe (6.39 MB)
  • DriversHQ.DriverDetective.Client.Updater.exe (204.78 KB)
  • ISUninstall.exe (23.28 KB)
  • Uninstall.exe (106.86 KB)

This info is about Driver Detective version alone. Click on the links below for other Driver Detective versions: to view all...
Some files and registry entries are regularly left behind when you remove Driver Detective.

Directories found on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Driver Detective
  • C:\Users\Sony\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Driver Detective

The files below are left behind on your disk by Driver Detective when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Driver Detective\Agent.Common.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Driver Detective\Agent.Common.XmlSerializers.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Driver Detective\Agent.Communication.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Driver Detective\Agent.Communication.XmlSerializers.dll

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\DriversHQ.DriverDetective.Client

Registry values that are not removed from your PC:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\DriversHQ.DriverDetective.Client\DisplayIcon
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\DriversHQ.DriverDetective.Client\InstallLocation
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\DriversHQ.DriverDetective.Client\UninstallString

A way to remove Driver Detective from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Driver Detective is an application released by the software company PC Drivers HeadQuarters LP. Frequently, users try to erase this program. Sometimes this is easier said than done because doing this by hand takes some knowledge regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best SIMPLE practice to erase Driver Detective is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general utility to optimize your Windows system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system utility.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on your computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate Driver Detective or simply activate the Search field and type in "Driver Detective". If it exists on your system the Driver Detective application will be found automatically. When you click Driver Detective in the list of applications, the following information regarding the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding Driver Detective, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Driver Detective:

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\Driver Detective\Uninstall.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Driver Detective.
Uninstall Driver Detective

8. After removing Driver Detective, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Driver Detective that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Driver Detective with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to remove Driver Detective by PC Drivers HeadQuarters LP from your PC, we are not saying that Driver Detective by PC Drivers HeadQuarters LP is not a good application. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove Driver Detective supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2015-04-10 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-04-09 21:51:26.090