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Should I remove BlackBerry Media Sync?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,176
United States Rank #11,412
Reach 0.0304%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 48.90 days
973.69 days >
Average installed length: 511.60 days


VersionDistribution 16.50% 9.50% 2.33%
2.0.28 53.50%
2.0.27 13.17%
2.0.20 4.67%
1.1.27 0.17%
1.1.25 0.17%

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BlackBerry Media Sync

What is BlackBerry Media Sync?  (from Research In Motion)

Media Sync is a component of BlackBerry® Desktop Software 6.0. It makes syncing your desktop music, photo and video collections with your BlackBerry smartphone or tablet quick and easy. Take your music collections, videos and photo albums with you anywhere you go on your BlackBerry device. Note: some features require a...  Read more


BlackBerry Media Sync is a software program developed by Research In Motion. The most common release is 2.0.28, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 975 KB (998,400 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 40% of users of BlackBerry Media Sync come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: us.blackberry.com/software/desktop/blackberry-media-sync.html
Installation folder: C:\windows\installer
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{40A594D0-1490-4979-9382-D2B764F949C6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 975 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by BlackBerry Media Sync

  • bbmediasyncuninstall.exe - BlackBerry(R) Media Sync (BlackBerry Media Sync Uninstall Application)

How do I remove BlackBerry Media Sync?

You can uninstall BlackBerry Media Sync 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program BlackBerry® Media Sync, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 BlackBerry Media Sync.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.73%
Windows Vista 18.47%
Windows XP 14.48%
Windows 10 6.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.61%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.05%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.55%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.21%
Windows 7 Professional 10.70%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.01%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.22% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.22%
  United Kingdom 8.10%
  France 6.42%
  South Africa 5.17%
  Canada 4.05%
  Indonesia 3.91%
  Italy 3.91%
  Germany 3.07%
  Spain 2.37%
  India 2.23%
  Mexico 1.68%
  Netherlands 1.68%
  Brazil 1.40%
  Saudi Arabia 1.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.45%
Dell 22.58%
Acer 18.01%
Toshiba 7.53%
Intel 4.84%
ASUS 3.76%
Samsung 1.88%
Lenovo 1.88%
Sahara 1.61%
American Megatrends 1.08%
Sony 0.81%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.38%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.26%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.26%
HP G60 Notebook PC 4.26%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.66%
HP ProBook 4530s 2.13%

About Research In Motion

Research In Motion Limited (RIM) is a Canadian telecommunication company known as the developer of the BlackBerry smartphone and tablet.
Publisher URL: www.rim.com


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