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Synaptics FP WBF SPI DDK Extended


Synaptics FP WBF SPI DDK Extended is a software program developed by Synaptics. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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. 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 setup package generally installs about 28 files and is usually about 69.16 MB (72,520,013 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 56% of users of Synaptics FP WBF SPI DDK Extended come from the United States, it is also popular in New Zealand and Hong Kong.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.synaptics.com
Help link: www.synaptics.com/en/contact.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Synaptics
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{B5995CCD-DEEA-4550-8247-2D313FD6C291}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 69.16 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Synaptics FP WBF SPI DDK Extended

  • SynReflash.exe - Synaptics TouchPad Reflash Application (TouchPad Reflash)
  • fpCSEvtSvc.exe - Fingerprint Sensor Software Suite. (SynapticsUtility Application)
  • LenovoSysCheck.dll - SynapticsUtility DLL
  • SensorDBSynch.exe - SynapticsFingerprint Sensor Synchronization Process (CMN)
  • valWBFPolicyService.exe - Synaptics WBF Policy Service (CMN)
  • valWbioSyncSvc.exe - SynapticsWinbio Synchronization Service (CMN)
  • vcsAPIFORWBF.dll - Synaptics Extended API Library (CMN)
  • vcsAPIFORWBFSPI.dll - Synaptics VCS Extended API Library
  • vcsWBFEngineAdapter.dll - Synaptics WBF Engine Adapter
  • wbf_spi.dll - Synaptics WBF SPI Driver
  • wbf_vfs_lvcmn.dll - Synaptics WBF Driver (CMN)
  • InstNT.exe - Synaptics Pointing Device Driver (TouchPad Driver Installation Application)
  • SynISDLL.dll - Install Resource Strings
  • SynMood.exe - MoodPad
  • SynTPCOM.dll - Synaptics TouchPad Interfaces
  • SynTPCpl.dll - 64-bit TouchPad Control Panel Extensions
  • SynTPEnh.exe - Synaptics TouchPad 64-bit Enhancements
  • SynTPEnhService.exe - 64-bit Synaptics Pointing Enhance Service
  • SynTPHelper.exe - Synaptics Pointing Device Helper
  • SynTPLpr.exe - TouchPad Driver Helper Application
  • SynTPRes.dll - TouchPad Resource Library
  • SynZMetr.exe - Synaptics Pressure Graph
  • Tutorial.exe - Synaptics Pointing Device Tutorial
  • SynLenovoHelper.exe - SynLenovoHelper Application (SynLenovo Helper tool)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SynTPEnh.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Synaptics TouchPad Enhancements'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • SynTPEnh.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Synaptics TouchPad Enhancements.
  • SynTPEnhService.exe runs as a service named 'SynTPEnh Caller Service' (SynTPEnhService).
Startup File (User Run)
  • SynTPEnh.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Synaptics TouchPad Enhancements' and executes as C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe.
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • SynTPEnh.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SynTPEnh' which loads as C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe.
  • SynLenovoHelper.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SynLenovoHelper' which loads as C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynLenovoHelper.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:8.63 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002474961%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00013083%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00011666%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,966,688
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:1.18 MB
Total CPU:0.0000082613%
Kernel CPU:0.00000532%
User CPU:0.00000294%
CPU cycles/sec:566
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes

How do I remove Synaptics FP WBF SPI DDK Extended?

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  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 FP WBF SPI DDK (Extended), 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 FP WBF SPI DDK Extended.

Win 8 90%
Win 7 (SP1) 10%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 90.00%
Windows 7 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 50.00%
Windows 10 Home 30.00%
Windows 7 Professional 10.00%
Windows 8.1 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.25%
  New Zealand 12.50%
  Hong Kong 6.25%
  Australia 6.25%
  Israel 6.25%
  Canada 6.25%
  Czech Republic 6.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 77.78%
Hewlett-Packard 22.22%
Common models
LENOVO 20CHS00W00 20.00%
LENOVO 20E30012MC 10.00%
HP ENVY TS 15 Notebook PC 10.00%

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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