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Should I remove Novacomd?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,867
United States Rank #6,163
Reach 0.0382%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 248.56 days
1026.70 days >
Average installed length: 539.45 days


1.0.40 0.22%
1.0.33 0.66% 60.31% 29.61% 3.07% 5.26% 0.88%



Novacomd is a software program developed by Palm. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 5.41 MB (5,670,400 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 78% of users of Novacomd come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\palm, inc\novacomd
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{BA9A297F-0198-4EE8-90CB-F5036C180E1D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.41 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Novacomd

  • dpinst.exe (by Microsoft) - Driver Package Installer (DPInst) (Driver Package Installer)
  • novacomd.exe - novacomd Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • novacomd.exe runs as a service named 'Palm Novacom' (NovacomD) "Palm Novacom driver".

How do I remove Novacomd?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win XP 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.96%
Windows 8 18.86%
Windows XP 6.14%
Windows Vista 5.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.13%
Windows 7 Professional 13.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.86%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.20%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.54%
Windows 8.1 4.43%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.66% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.66%
  France 6.84%
  Germany 3.34%
  Canada 2.58%
  United Kingdom 2.28%
  Belgium 0.76%
  India 0.76%
  Mexico 0.46%
  Austria 0.46%
  Ireland 0.46%
  Australia 0.30%
  Vietnam 0.30%
  Singapore 0.30%
  Israel 0.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.21%
Dell 28.20%
Acer 10.15%
ASUS 7.14%
Toshiba 4.89%
Lenovo 3.38%
Samsung 3.38%
American Megatrends 1.88%
Gateway 0.75%
Intel 0.75%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.79%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.14%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 3.25%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.25%
ASUS All Series 3.25%
Dell XPS 8300 1.95%


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