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Should I remove Garmin BaseCamp?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #1,231
United States Rank #1,508
Reach 0.6554%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.18 days
624.83 days >
Average installed length: 328.30 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
4.6.2.0 0.09%
4.6.1.0 0.02%
4.5.2 3.50%
4.5.1 1.22%
4.5.0 0.78%
4.4.7 5.50%
4.4.6 10.66%
4.4.4 1.41%
4.4.2 3.23%
4.4.1 0.12%
4.3.5 5.89%
4.3.4 3.43%
4.3.3 3.35%
4.3.2 0.35%
4.3.1 0.77%
4.2.5 13.82%
4.2.4 3.54%
4.2.3 2.48%
4.2.2 7.09%
4.2.1 2.68%
4.1.2 8.68%
4.1.1 2.47%
4.1.0 0.49%
4.0.5 3.93%
4.0.4 0.71%
4.0.2 1.82%
4.0.1 1.39%
3.3.3 4.26%
3.3.2 1.26%
3.3.1 1.12%
3.2.2 2.07%
3.2.1 0.37%
3.1.3 0.58%
3.1.2 0.29%
3.1.1 0.07%
3.0.6 0.11%
3.0.5 0.15%
3.0.4 0.04%
3.0.2 0.01%
2.0.9 0.13%
2.0.8 0.03%
2.0.7 0.04%
2.0.6 0.02%
2.0.4.0 0.02%

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Garmin BaseCamp

What is Garmin BaseCamp?  (from Garmin)

Use BaseCamp to plan your next hiking, biking, motorcycling, driving or off-roading trip. You can view maps, plan routes, and mark waypoints and tracks from your computer and then transfer them to your device. Make the most of your next outdoor activity or relive the trips you’ve taken. Our free BaseCamp software lets ...  Read more

Overview

Garmin BaseCamp is a program developed by Garmin. The most used version is 4.2.5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). 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 main program executable is MapSource.exe. The software installer includes 81 files and is usually about 59.41 MB (62,296,064 bytes). webupdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 39% of users of Garmin BaseCamp come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.garmin.com
Help link: www.garmin.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Garmin\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{524AC636-ADC4-4E42-B149-D0B6B5F4D24A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 59.41 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Garmin BaseCamp

Program executable:MapSource.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Garmin\MapSource.exe
MD5:ed0f0f48e6766ecdbfc2d98d82ddb25e
Additional files:
  • basecamp.exe - BaseCamp (BaseCamp Application)
  • basecamp.resources.dll - BaseCamp Czech
  • webupdater.exe - WebUpdater (WebUpdater Application)
  • webupdaterchs.dll - WebUpdater Chinese
  • webupdatercht.dll
  • webupdatercsy.dll - WebUpdater Czech
  • webupdaterdan.dll - WebUpdater Danish
  • webupdaterdeu.dll - WebUpdater German
  • webupdaterell.dll - WebUpdater Greek
  • webupdateresp.dll - WebUpdater Spanish
  • webupdaterfin.dll - WebUpdater Finnish
  • webupdaterfra.dll - WebUpdater French
  • webupdaterhrv.dll - WebUpdater Croatian
  • webupdaterhun.dll - WebUpdater Hungarian
  • webupdaterita.dll - WebUpdater Italian
  • webupdaterjpn.dll - WebUpdater Japanese
  • webupdaterkor.dll - WebUpdater Korean
  • webupdaternld.dll - WebUpdater Dutch
  • webupdaternor.dll - WebUpdater Norwegian
  • webupdaterplk.dll - WebUpdater Polish
  • webupdaterptg.dll - WebUpdater Portuguese
  • webupdaterrus.dll - WebUpdater Russian
  • webupdatersky.dll - WebUpdater Slovak
  • webupdaterslv.dll - WebUpdater Slovenian
  • webupdatersve.dll - WebUpdater Swedish
  • webupdatertrk.dll - WebUpdater Turkish
  • zlibwapi.dll - ZLib.DLL (zlib data compression and ZIP file I/O library)
  • exiv2.dll
  • xerceslib.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Xerces-C++ Version 3.1.1 (Shared Library for Xerces-C++ Version 3.1.1)
  • google.gdata.client.dll (by Google) - Google GData Client Libraries (Google Data API Core Library)
  • google.gdata.extensions.dll (by Google) - Google Data API Extensions Library
  • google.gdata.photos.dll - Google Data API Picasa Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • webupdater.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Launch 26868' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • webupdater.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Garmin\WebUpdater\WebUpdater.exe'.

How do I remove Garmin BaseCamp?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 8 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#1,231

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.68%
Windows 8 27.16%
Windows Vista 5.81%
Windows XP 4.34%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.66%
Windows 7 Professional 13.94%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.18%
Windows 8.1 8.94%
Windows 10 Home 4.97%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.90%
  Germany 17.04%
  Netherlands 5.48%
  Canada 5.37%
  United Kingdom 4.28%
  Belgium 4.13%
  France 3.43%
  Italy 2.23%
  Austria 2.02%
  Australia 1.59%
  Sweden 1.52%
  Spain 1.25%
  Switzerland 1.16%
  South Africa 1.07%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.42%
Dell 22.56%
Acer 14.60%
ASUS 9.30%
Medion 8.14%
GIGABYTE 6.67%
Toshiba 5.54%
Samsung 3.93%
Lenovo 2.80%
Intel 2.04%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.59%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.48%
ASUS All Series 3.96%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.62%
Dell XPS 8300 2.35%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.18%

About Garmin

Garmin develops consumer, aviation, and marine software/hardware products for the GPS.
Publisher URL: www.garmin.com

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