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Should I remove Garmin Communicator Plugin?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #467
United States Rank #343
Reach 1.6170%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 29.93 days
883.01 days >
Average installed length: 463.95 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
4.2.0 19.09%
4.1.0 15.92%
4.0.4 29.59%
4.0.3 10.76%
4.0.2.2 0.08%
4.0.1 8.13%
3.0.1 4.91%
2.9.3 5.01%
2.9.2 1.91%
2.9.1 1.49%
2.8.3 0.30%
2.8.2 0.21%
2.8.1 0.41%
2.7.3 0.62%
2.7.1 0.28%
2.6.4 0.34%
2.6.3 0.12%
2.6.2 0.43%
2.6.1 0.19%
2.5.2 0.15%
2.5.1 0.02%
2.3.1.0 0.03%
2.2.1.0 0.01%
2.1.0.3 0.00%

Typically installed together

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Garmin Communicator Plugin

What is Garmin Communicator Plugin?  (from Garmin)

Communication with your Garmin GPS just got easier thanks to the Garmin Communicator Plugin -- the free internet browser plugin that sends and retrieves data from Garmin GPS devices. The Garmin Communicator Plugin lets you connect your Garmin GPS with your favorite website. Once the plugin is installed, just connect yo...  Read more

Overview

Garmin Communicator Plugin is a program developed by Garmin. The most used version is 4.0.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is javaws.exe. The setup package is about 6.29 MB (6,598,656 bytes) when donwloaded. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 59% of users of Garmin Communicator Plugin come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.garmin.com
Help link: www.garmin.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Garmin\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{8ED02445-D491-414C-A56D-2ED6BBB7239A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.29 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Garmin Communicator Plugin

Program executable:javaws.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre1.8.0_60\bin\javaws.exe
MD5:7080b965215703ea1340c3c4903c7d73

How do I remove Garmin Communicator Plugin?

Quickly and completely remove Garmin Communicator Plugin 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 Communicator Plugin 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 Communicator Plugin, 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 Communicator Plugin.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 8.1 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#467

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.58%
Windows 8 19.73%
Windows Vista 10.95%
Windows XP 6.72%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Windows 8.1 0.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.56%
Windows 7 Professional 11.39%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.24%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.01%
Windows 8.1 6.66%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.93% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.93%
  Germany 6.79%
  United Kingdom 5.32%
  Canada 5.21%
  France 3.07%
  Netherlands 2.03%
  Belgium 1.98%
  Italy 1.90%
  Australia 1.79%
  Sweden 1.45%
  DK 1.05%
  Spain 0.92%
  Austria 0.79%
  Czech Republic 0.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.25%
Hewlett-Packard 27.86%
Acer 13.20%
Toshiba 7.29%
ASUS 6.94%
GIGABYTE 5.32%
Samsung 3.18%
Intel 2.61%
Lenovo 2.34%
American Megatrends 1.12%
Medion 0.89%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.61%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.22%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.16%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.02%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.56%
Dell XPS 8300 2.50%

About Garmin

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

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