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Should I remove Synaptics Pointing Device Driver Driver du Touch pad?

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9% remove it91% keep it
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VersionDistribution
17.0.2.4 100.00%

Synaptics Pointing Device Driver Driver du Touch pad

Overview

Synaptics Pointing Device Driver Driver du Touch pad is a program developed by Synaptics. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is instnt.exe. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 102.85 MB (107,841,303 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 8. While about 83% of users of Synaptics Pointing Device Driver Driver du Touch pad come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.synaptics.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP
Uninstaller: rundll32.exe "C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynISDLL.dll",standAloneUninstall
Estimated size: 102.85 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Synaptics Pointing Device Driver Driver du Touch pad

Program executable:instnt.exe
Name:Synaptics Pointing Device Driver
TouchPad Driver Installation Application
Path:C:\Program Files\synaptics\syntp\instnt.exe
MD5:17e8ba1c647fa21d059be0bc02de3252
Additional files:
  • SynapticsReflash.exe - Synaptics TouchPad Reflash Application (TouchPad Reflash)
  • SynISDLL.dll - Synaptics Pointing Device Driver (Install Resource Strings)
  • SynMood.exe - MoodPad
  • SynTPCOM.dll - Synaptics TouchPad Interfaces
  • SynTPCpl.dll - TouchPad Control Panel Extensions
  • SynTPEnh.exe - Synaptics TouchPad Enhancements
  • SynTPHelper.exe - Synaptics Pointing Device Helper
  • SynTPRes.dll - TouchPad Resource Library
  • SynZMetr.exe - Synaptics Pressure Graph
  • Tutorial.exe - Synaptics Pointing Device Tutorial

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

SynTPEnh.exe
Memory:7.08 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000565239%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00003494%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00002158%
0.015104% average
SynTPHelper.exe
Memory:1.06 MB
Total CPU:0.0000066248%
Kernel CPU:0.00000331%
User CPU:0.00000331%

How do I remove Synaptics Pointing Device Driver Driver du Touch pad?

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

HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 8

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  Canada 16.67%

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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