What is drvicon.exe and how to fix drvicon.exe ?

What is drvicon.exe file ?


In some case drvicon.exe can harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the DrvIcon.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

Follow steps bellow to try fix the problem with drvicon.exe

1. Use cleanmgr

To run the command cleanmgr :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box , followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command cleanmgr and press Enter.

2. Use sfc /scannow

To run the command sfc /scannow :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command sfc /scannow and press Enter.

3. uninstalling programs :

To uninstall unnecessary programs :
Open the Start menu (Press Windows key + X) .
Click the first menu item Programs and Features.
Search unnecessary programs in the list of installed programs, .
Click the software you want to uninstall.

4. using msconfig

To run the command msconfig :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command msconfig and press Enter.

5. Automatic Update

To run the command wuauclt /ShowWindowsUpdate:
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command wuauclt /ShowWindowsUpdate and press Enter.

6. Use resmon command

To run the command resmon :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command resmon and press Enter.

7. use DISM.exe

To run the command DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth and press Enter.


drvicon.exe descriptions


DrvIcon.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The DrvIcon.exe file is located in a subfolder of “C:Program Files (x86)” or sometimes in a subfolder of C:WindowsSystem32 or in a subfolder of C:Windows or in the C:WindowsSystem32 folder (mostly C:Program Files (x86)Vista Drive Icon or C:Program Files (x86)UX PackVista Drive Icon).;Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 49,152 bytes (86% of all occurrences), 45,056 bytes, 147,456 bytes or 110,592 bytes.;The program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: MACHINERun).;It is not a Windows system file. The program is not visible.;Therefore the technical security rating is 51% dangerous, but you should also take into account the user reviews.;Uninstalling this variant;If you have any problems with DrvIcon.exe, you may also uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Uninstall a Program > Vista Drive Icon or Windows 8 Transformation Pack) or turn to the software developer [1] [2], SF, for advice.