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Should I remove AMD APP SDK Runtime?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0008%


10.0.1016.4 26.67%
10.0.938.2 26.67%
10.0.898.1 6.67%
10.0.851.6 6.67%
10.0.851.4 6.67%
2.5.775.2 13.33%
2.5.709.2 6.67%
2.4.650.9 6.67%

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What is AMD APP SDK Runtime?

AMD APP (Accelerated Parallel Processing) technology is a set of advanced hardware and software technologies that enable AMD graphics processing cores (GPU), working in concert with the system’s x86 cores (CPU), to execute heterogeneously to accelerate many applications beyond just graphics. This enables better balanced platforms capable of running demanding computing tasks faster than ever, and sets software developers on the path to optimize for AMD Accelerated Processing Units (APUs).

About  (from Advanced Micro Devices)

The AMD APP Software Development Kit (SDK) is a complete development platform created by AMD to allow you to quickly and easily develop applications accelerated by AMD APP technology. The SDK provides samples, documentation, and other materials to quickly get you started leveraging accelerated compute using OpenCL™, Bo...  Read more


The most used version is 10.0.1016.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 5 files.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: developer.amd.com/stream
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\AMD APP\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{503F672D-6C84-448A-8F8F-4BC35AC83441}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

How do I remove AMD APP SDK Runtime?

Quickly and completely remove AMD APP SDK Runtime from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall AMD APP SDK Runtime 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 AMD APP SDK Runtime, 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 AMD APP SDK Runtime.

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.33%
Windows 10 33.33%
Windows Vista 8.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 36.36%
Hewlett-Packard 27.27%
Toshiba 18.18%
ASUS 18.18%

About Advanced Micro Devices

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) develops computer processors and related technologies for commercial and consumer markets.
Publisher URL: www.amd.com

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KDBSYNCover a year ago
It is also the culprit behind the long running kdbsync.exe error - every user I know (developers notwithstanding) has uninstalled it after much cursing at AMD for not resolving the conflict over months and months.