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Should I remove Synaptics External Pointing Device Driver _1?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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Versions

VersionDistribution
16.3.7.57 100.00%

Synaptics External Pointing Device Driver _1

Overview

Synaptics External Pointing Device Driver _1 is a program developed by Synaptics. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. The main program executable is instnt.exe. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 76.96 MB (80,696,150 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 8. While about 93% of users of Synaptics External Pointing Device Driver _1 come from the United States, it is also popular in DK.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.synaptics.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Synaptics\_1\SynTP
Uninstaller: rundll32.exe "C:\Program Files\Synaptics\_1\SynTP\SynISDLL.dll",standAloneUninstall
Estimated size: 76.96 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Synaptics External Pointing Device Driver _1

Program executable:instnt.exe
Name:Synaptics Pointing Device Driver
TouchPad Driver Installation Application
Path:C:\Program Files\synaptics\_1\syntp\instnt.exe
MD5:bc5c0cbd24b3921489dc408900448cc4
Additional files:
  • SynISDLL.dll - Synaptics Pointing Device Driver (Install Resource Strings)
  • SynMood.exe - MoodPad
  • SynTPAPI.dll - SynTPAPI
  • SynTPCOM.dll - Synaptics TouchPad Interfaces
  • SynTPCpl.dll - TouchPad Control Panel Extensions
  • SynTPEnh.exe - Synaptics TouchPad Enhancements
  • SynTPHelper.exe - Synaptics Pointing Device Helper
  • SynTPRes_1.dll - TouchPad Resource Library
  • SynZMetr.exe - Synaptics Pressure Graph
  • Tutorial.exe - Synaptics Pointing Device Tutorial
  • SynCOM.dll - COM SDK (SynCOM)
  • SynCom32.dll
  • SynSysDetect.js

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • SynTPEnh.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Synaptics TouchPad Enhancements _1 _1 _1.

How do I remove Synaptics External Pointing Device Driver _1?

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Or, you can uninstall Synaptics External Pointing Device Driver _1 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 Synaptics External Pointing Device Driver _1, 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 Synaptics External Pointing Device Driver _1.

HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 8

Distribution by countryGeography

92.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.86%
  DK 7.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Dell 33.33%
Acer 33.33%
Common models
Shuttle Inc. SH87R 20.00%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 20.00%
Dell Inspiron One 2020 20.00%
ASUS All Series 20.00%
Acer ICONIA W700 20.00%

About Synaptics

Synaptics develops human interface solutions for many OEMs whcih are pre-installed and included with PCs and laptops for companies such as Apple, Asus, Acer, Dell, Gateway, HP, Sony, Toshiba and numerous others.
Publisher URL: www.synaptics.com

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