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PUA.DriverBooster

Updated:
June 12, 2015 1:34:54 PM
Type:
Potentially Unwanted App
Infection Length:
Varies
Name:
DriverBooster
Version:
2.2
Publisher:
IOBit
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows
The program must be installed manually.

When the program is installed, it creates the following files:
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\AUpdate.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\AutoUpdate.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\ChangeIcon.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\Cmpnt.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\CommStat.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\Database\Games\GamecoreList.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\Database\Games\GameStore.db
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\Database\Games\UserGame.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\DataState.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\Download\Installed.lst
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\DpInst\x64\dpinst.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\DpInst\x86\dpinst.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\Driver Booster 2.lnk
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\DriverBooster.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\DrvInstall\DbzInst.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\DrvInstall\DIFxAPI32.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\DrvInstall\DIFxAPI64.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\DrvInstall\DpInstX32.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\DrvInstall\DpInstX64.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\EULA.rtf
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\Freeware\IObitDownloader.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\GameCheck.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\History.txt
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\HWiNFO\HWiNFO.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\HWiNFO\HWiNFO32.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\Icons\Bad.ico
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\Icons\GameApp\air.png
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\Icons\GameApp\directx.png
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\Icons\GameApp\flash.png
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\Icons\GameApp\jre.png
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\Icons\GameApp\openal.png
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\Icons\GameApp\physx.png
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\Icons\GameApp\shockwave.png
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\Icons\GameApp\unity3d.png
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\Icons\Good.ico
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\InnoSetup.log
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\InstStat.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\IObitDownloader.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\Language\English.lng
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\LocalData\Apps.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\LocalData\IconState.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\LocalData\InstConf.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\LocalData\RqstFilter.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\LocalData\Vendor.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\madBasic_.bpl
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\madDisAsm_.bpl
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\madExcept_.bpl
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\MakeSFX.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\MsgBoxEx.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\Promote.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\Register.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\rtl120.bpl
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\ScanData\cache.dat
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\ScanData\config.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\ScanData\dev.dat
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\ScanData\DxPatch.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\Scanner.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\Scheduler.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\SetupHlp.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\Skin\black.rcc
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\Skin\color.rcc
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\Skin\public.rcc
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\Skin\white.rcc
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\SQLite3.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\SysRest.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\TaskMgr.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\unins000.dat
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\unins000.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\unins000.msg
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\Update\Update.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\vcl120.bpl
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\vclx120.bpl
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\WebRes.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\Zip.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Driver Booster 2\Driver Booster 2.lnk
  • %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Driver Booster 2\Uninstall Driver Booster 2.lnk
  • %ProgramFiles%\IObit\Install.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\ProductData\db2Stat.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\ProductData\StatCache.db
  • %UserProfile%\Trinity\AppData\LocalLow\IObit\AC.ini
  • %UserProfile%\Trinity\AppData\LocalLow\IObit\AUpdate.ini
  • %UserProfile%\Trinity\AppData\LocalLow\IObit\InstallInfo.ini
  • %UserProfile%\Trinity\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\TaskBar\Driver Booster 2.lnk
  • %UserProfile%\Trinity\AppData\Roaming\IObit\Driver Booster\Config.ini
  • %UserProfile%\Trinity\AppData\Roaming\IObit\Driver Booster\Logs\Install\DbzInst.log
  • %UserProfile%\Trinity\AppData\Roaming\IObit\Driver Booster\Logs\Install\DpinstX.log
  • %UserProfile%\Trinity\AppData\Roaming\IObit\Driver Booster\Logs\Main\20150407.log
  • %UserProfile%\Trinity\AppData\Roaming\IObit\Driver Booster\Logs\Scan\20150407.log
  • %AllUsersProfile%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Driver Booster 2\Driver Booster 2.lnk
  • %AllUsersProfile%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Driver Booster 2\Uninstall Driver Booster 2.lnk
  • %AllUsersProfile%\IObit\Install.ini
  • %AllUsersProfile%\ProductData\db2Stat.ini
  • %AllUsersProfile%\ProductData\StatCache.db
  • %UserProfile%\Public\Desktop\Driver Booster 2.lnk
  • %Windir%\System32\Tasks\Driver Booster Scan
  • %Windir%\System32\Tasks\Driver Booster SkipUAC (Trinity)
  • %Windir%\System32\Tasks\Driver Booster Update

The program creates the following registry entries:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tasks\{A385B198-250B-4A17-B307-26E2F37D20C3}\Path: "\Driver Booster Scan"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tasks\{DF132346-111C-43D8-9077-A75253916599}\Path: "\Driver Booster Update"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Driver Booster SkipUAC (Trinity)\Id: "{41EA62B3-77BD-4F49-AC1F-A7BEA749C50C}"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Driver Booster SkipUAC (Trinity)\Index: 0x00000003
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Driver Booster Update\Id: "{DF132346-111C-43D8-9077-A75253916599}"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Driver Booster Update\Index: 0x00000002
  • KLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Driver Booster_is1\Inno Setup: Setup Version: "5.5.3 (u)"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Driver Booster_is1\Inno Setup: App Path: "%ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Driver Booster_is1\InstallLocation: "%ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Driver Booster_is1\Inno Setup: Icon Group: "Driver Booster 2"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Driver Booster_is1\Inno Setup: User: "Trinity"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Driver Booster_is1\Inno Setup: Selected Tasks: "desktopicon,taskbaricon"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Driver Booster_is1\Inno Setup: Deselected Tasks: ""
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Driver Booster_is1\Inno Setup: Language: "English"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Driver Booster_is1\DisplayName: "Driver Booster 2.2"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Driver Booster_is1\DisplayIcon: "%ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\DriverBooster.exe"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Driver Booster_is1\UninstallString: ""%ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\unins000.exe""
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Driver Booster_is1\QuietUninstallString: ""%ProgramFiles%\IObit\Driver Booster\unins000.exe" /SILENT"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Driver Booster_is1\DisplayVersion: "2.2"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Driver Booster_is1\Publisher: "IObit"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Driver Booster_is1\NoModify: 0x00000001
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Driver Booster_is1\NoRepair: 0x00000001
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Driver Booster_is1\InstallDate: "20150407"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Driver Booster_is1\MajorVersion: 0x00000002
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Driver Booster_is1\MinorVersion: 0x00000002
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Driver Booster_is1\EstimatedSize: 0x00009614
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\IObit\Driver Booster\Status: 0x00000001
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\IObit\Driver Booster\InstDate: 0x0000A475

The program may perform the following actions:
  • Scan the computer for driver updates
  • Offer misleading information about outdated or missing drivers to convince the user to purchase the full program
  • Attempt to install additional software when uninstalling Driver Booster





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