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Should I remove Calculator Powertoy for Windows XP?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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United States Rank #9,854
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Calculator Powertoy for Windows XP

What is Calculator Powertoy for Windows XP?

Power Calculator is a more advanced graphical calculator application than the built-in Windows Calculator; it can evaluate more complex expressions, draw a Cartesian or polar graph of a function or convert units of measurements. Power Calculator can store and reuse pre-defined functions, of any arity. The advanced view allows declaring and graphing functions, along with a list of all the saved functions. A flyout window provides the option of choosing either a Cartesian co-ordinate system or polar co-ordinates. It can also save a list of variables for use in expression. Unit conversions of the following types are supported: length, mass, time, velocity, and temperature.


It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 515.5 KB (527,872 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/windowsxp
Help link: www.microsoft.com/directory
Installation folder: C:\Windows\Installer\{B37C842A-B624-46B8-A727-654E72F1C91A}
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{B37C842A-B624-46B8-A727-654E72F1C91A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 515.5 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Calculator Powertoy for Windows XP

  • feedsync.dll - Microsoft Synchronization Framework
  • microsoft.synchronization.dll - Microsoft.Synchronization
  • mpengine.dll - Microsoft Malware Protection (Microsoft Malware Protection Engine)
  • msaddndr.dll - AddInDesigner Object Library (AddInDesigner)
  • netmon.exe - Microsoft Network Monitor 3
  • nmapi.dll - Microsoft Network Monitor Api
  • nmcap.exe - Microsoft Network Capture
  • sqmapi.dll - SQM Client
  • synchronization.dll
  • windowslivesync.exe - Windows Live Sync
  • windowslivesync.resource.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • windowslivesync.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Windows Live Sync' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Sync\WindowsLiveSync.exe" /background.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • windowslivesync.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Sync\WindowsLiveSync.exe'.

How do I remove Calculator Powertoy for Windows XP?

Quickly and completely remove Calculator Powertoy for Windows XP from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Calculator Powertoy for Windows XP from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Calculator Powertoy for Windows XP, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Calculator Powertoy for Windows XP.

Win XP 90%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 92.23%
Windows 7 5.26%
Windows 8 1.50%
Windows Vista 1.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 92.17%
Windows 7 Professional 2.53%
Windows 7 Home Premium 2.02%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 1.01%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.76%
Windows 8.1 0.51%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.08% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.08%
  Germany 8.15%
  Canada 3.78%
  United Kingdom 3.18%
  Poland 2.19%
  Australia 1.99%
  France 1.79%
  Italy 1.79%
  Brazil 1.19%
  Israel 1.19%
  Japan 1.19%
  Thailand 1.19%
  Greece 0.99%
  Indonesia 0.99%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.96%
Intel 15.84%
American Megatrends 14.03%
Sahara 7.69%
Hewlett-Packard 7.24%
ASUS 5.88%
Lenovo 2.26%
Samsung 1.81%
Acer 1.81%
Compaq 0.90%
NEC 0.90%
Common models
Dell Dell DXP061 2.38%
BIOSTAR Group G41-M7 2.38%
Dell Computer Dimension 8... 1.59%
Dell Dimension E521 1.59%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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