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Should I remove Windows Mobile-Gerätecenter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,901
United States Rank #34,290
Reach 0.4069%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.29 days
805.04 days >
Average installed length: 422.99 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.1.6965.0 99.61%
6.0.6784.0 0.05%
6.0.6783.0 0.33%

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Windows Mobile-Gerätecenter

Overview

Windows Mobile-Gerätecenter is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 6.1.6965.0, 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. It adds an extension to the user's Internet Explorer web browser. 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 43 files and is usually about 11.21 MB (11,752,960 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 89% of users of Windows Mobile-Gerätecenter come from Germany, it is also popular in Austria and Switzerland.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\windows\windowsmobile
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{626672CD-BFCF-49A9-AEFE-AB0FED3BFC5B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 11.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Windows Mobile-Gerätecenter

  • bakrestr.dll - Microsoft (R) Windows Mobile (R)-Gerätecenter (Ozone Backup/Restore für Windows Mobile-Gerätecenter)
  • formdll.dll - Windows InkForm/VoiceForm Common Engine
  • inkprops.dll - InkProps-Modul
  • inkres.dll - Windows Desktop RichInk Engine-Ressourcen
  • inkx.dll - UI Around RichInk Engine
  • riresdll.dll - Ressourcen für den Windows CE-Dienstkonverter
  • vcomctl.dll - APIs für Stimmenaufnahme
  • voicebar.dll - Bildschirmsteuerelemente für Stimmenaufnahme.
  • wmdc.exe - Windows Mobile-Gerätecenter
  • animationlibrary.dll - Microsoft® Windows Mobile® Device Center (Animation Library)
  • asdsktpeng.dll - Airsync Desktop Engine
  • asstatusl.dll - Airsync Status Listener
  • assvreng.dll - Airsync Server Engine
  • certauth.dll - Desktop Certificate Authentication
  • inkeng.dll - Windows Desktop RichInk Engine
  • inkform.exe - Ink Form MAPI Notes Server
  • installform.exe - Ink and voice form installer
  • irmactivate.dll - IRM Activation Library
  • microsoft.windowsmobile.common.dll - Utility Library
  • microsoft.windowsmobile.devicecenter.dll - Windows Mobile Device Center
  • microsoft.windowsmobile.devicemanager.dll - Windows Mobile Device Manager Library
  • microsoft.windowsmobile.rapi.dll - Managed RAPI Library
  • richink.dll - Windows CE Services Document Converter
  • syncstat.dll - Desktop Sync Status
  • updatewmc.exe - Windows Mobile Connect auto update
  • voicefrm.exe - Voice Form MAPI Notes Server
  • wmdhost.exe - Windows Mobile Device Center Sync Host
  • wmdsyncproxy.dll - assyncmn Proxy Provider
  • wmdsyncproxy32.dll
  • airsyncengine.dll - Microsoft® Windows Mobile®-Gerätecenter (Desktop AirSync Engine)
  • ceappmgr.exe - Application Manager
  • httpsys.dll - ActiveSync HttpSys-Listener
  • inetrepl.dll - ActiveSync Favoritensynchronisierung
  • inkstore.dll - Notizensynchronisierungsspeicher
  • legacysyncengine.dll - Desktop ActiveSync Engine
  • olregdll.dll - Registrierungs-DLL für Outlook-Notizen
  • outstore.dll - Mobile Device Replication Outlook Store
  • wmdsyncman.dll - Windows Mobile Sync Manager-Handler
  • cefstore.dll - Windows Mobile-Gerätecenter (Dateireplikationsspeicher)
  • inplace.dll - Inplace-Objekt für das Windows Mobile-Gerätecenter
  • mailsync.dll - Windows Mobile-Gerätecenter: Posteinganganbieter
  • microsoft.windowsmobile.devicecenter.resources.dll
  • microsoft.windowsmobile.devicemanager.resources.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer Extension
  • inetrepl.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class ##TOOLBAR_DISABLED_##{2eaf5bb2-070f-11d3-9307-00c04fae2d4f}.
Scheduled Task
  • wmdc.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C5CC5205-35BC-4A3E-A2B7-F8C463C16E35}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • wmdc.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Windows Mobile Device Center.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • wmdc.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #0' which loads as C:\Windows\WindowsMobile\wmdc.exe C:\Windows\WindowsMobile\wmdc.exe /show.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • wmdc.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Windows Mobile-based device management' which loads as C:\Windows\WindowsMobile\wmdc.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

wmdc.exe
Memory:5.67 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001450169%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00006701%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00007801%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:100,603
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:106 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:142 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Windows Mobile-Gerätecenter?

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

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Windows Mobile-Gerätecenter you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#1,901

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.14%
Windows 8 16.00%
Windows Vista 6.76%
Windows XP 0.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 55.17%
Windows 7 Professional 12.39%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.06%
Windows 8.1 6.92%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.95%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.83%

Distribution by countryGeography

88.94% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 88.94%
  Austria 7.17%
  Switzerland 1.60%
  United States 0.39%
  France 0.34%
  United Kingdom 0.34%
  Spain 0.18%
  Luxembourg 0.16%
  Netherlands 0.11%
  Italy 0.11%
  Sweden 0.07%
  Belgium 0.05%
  Hungary 0.05%
  Norway 0.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 36.80%
Acer 19.55%
Hewlett-Packard 11.10%
Dell 10.94%
GIGABYTE 6.53%
ASUS 6.24%
Samsung 3.90%
Lenovo 1.50%
Toshiba 1.41%
Intel 1.02%
American Megatrends 0.99%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 5.94%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 5.47%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 4.28%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 3.91%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.34%
MEDIONPC MS-7646 2.82%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com

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