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VersionDistribution 100.00%



pppppp is a software program developed by Synaptics. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named instnt.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 28.36 MB (29,737,069 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). While about 83% of users of pppppp 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: 28.36 MB

Program filesFiles installed by pppppp

Program executable:instnt.exe
Name:Synaptics Pointing Device Driver
TouchPad Driver Installation Application
Path:C:\Program Files\synaptics\syntp\instnt.exe
Additional files:
  • 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
  • SynAcer.exe

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.
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

Memory:4.5 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0017199345%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00121120%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00050873%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:987,317
8,062,084 average
Memory:1.72 MB
Total CPU:0.0000438856%
Kernel CPU:0.00002573%
User CPU:0.00001816%
CPU cycles/sec:222

How do I remove pppppp?

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Or, you can uninstall pppppp 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 pppppp, 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 pppppp.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%
Windows 7 (SP1)

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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