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Should I remove Dynex mini card reader?

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1% remove it99% keep it
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VersionDistribution 10.26% 15.38%

Dynex mini card reader

What is Dynex mini card reader?

This is the mini card reader driver and additional utilities required for managing and connecting the Dynex device to the PC. Uninstalling this driver may cause the hardware to stop functioning properly (only remove this package if you no longer have the Dynex hardware connected to your PC).


The most used version is, with over 20% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is ShwiconX.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 682.78 KB (699,165 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: dynexproducts.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dynex mini card reader\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Dynex mini card reader\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 682.78 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Dynex mini card reader

Program executable:ShwiconX.exe
IconUtility ShwiconXP Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Multimedia Card Reader(6337)\ShwiconX.exe
Additional files:
  • cardinst.exe - CardInst Application (CardInst MFC Application)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • ShwiconX.exe (by Alcor Micro) - IconUtility (IconUtility ShwiconXP Application)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ShwiconX.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ShwiconXP6377' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Multimedia Card Reader(6337)\ShwiconX.exe".

How do I remove Dynex mini card reader?

Quickly and completely remove Dynex mini card reader from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Dynex mini card reader 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 Dynex mini card reader, 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 Dynex mini card reader.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win 7 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 48.72%
Windows Vista 23.08%
Windows XP 15.38%
Windows 8 12.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.59%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 23.08%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.38%
Windows 10 Pro 5.13%
Windows 7 Starter 2.56%
Windows 8 Pro 2.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.53% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.53%
  Canada 1.47%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 30.56%
Hewlett-Packard 22.22%
Dell 19.44%
ASUS 8.33%
Intel 2.78%
Lenovo 2.78%
Acer 2.78%
Samsung 2.78%
American Megatrends 2.78%
Compaq 2.78%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 11.43%
TOSHIBA Satellite L505 5.71%
Dell Latitude E6510 5.71%
MSI MS-7636 2.86%
HP G56 Notebook PC 2.86%
Dell Dell XPS420 2.86%

Publisher URL: www.dynexproducts.com


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