What is DriverToolkit?

DriverToolkit created by Megaify Software is optimization program, which, according to developers, offers to download and update the latest drivers, fix corrupted drivers, and optimize user’s machines. Unfortunately, it is not true, because their “optimizer” uses submitted false positives to convince users that their systems have problems. The program shows information about multiple PCs out of date drivers. For full resolving of all problems, developers offer to purchase a license for DriverToolkit. Some features of a program can really slow down a PC performance, some errors generated by the program are very annoying. Many users reported, that they can’t to permanently uninstall DriverToolkit. The foregoing behavior is very similar to badware programs or PUPs (potentially unwanted programs). We strongly recommend to refuse from purchase any licenses of PUP and remove DriverToolkit completely.


How DriverToolkit gets on your PC?

Programs, that are among the potentially unwanted programs come bundled with free software or offers by affiliates as a legal software. Some users do not read the terms and conditions during the installation of “free” software. It was there that might contain a consent to install PUP. Also, during the installation, ensure that the installer did not offer you a third-party software. To prevent such problems, you should always follow the installation process, read the terms and conditions, do not agree to install additional software, and select the Advanced type of installation. If DriverToolkit has already installed on your computer, you can use the instructions below.

How to remove DriverToolkit from your computer?

To uninstall DriverToolkit remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and registry keys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have DriverToolkit in their database. You can try to use them for removing DriverToolkit.

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You can try both of these products to remove DriverToolkit

Or uninstall DriverToolkit manually.

Step 1: Remove DriverToolkit from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find DriverToolkit.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find DriverToolkit and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find DriverToolkit, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate DriverToolkit and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Step 2: Remove following files and folders of DriverToolkit:

Remove following registry entries:

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Written by Tim Kas

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