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Should I remove Chart Installer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,585
United States Rank #13,211
Reach 0.0155%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.57 days
606.82 days >
Average installed length: 318.84 days


VersionDistribution 0.66% 0.33% 8.20% 7.54% 5.25% 1.31% 0.66% 4.59% 11.48% 42.95% 1.31% 9.84% 3.28% 2.62%

Chart Installer


Chart Installer is a software program developed by Navionics. The most common release is, 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. The setup package generally installs about 20 files and is usually about 26.19 MB (27,466,329 bytes). The software utilizes the Nokia Qt cross-platforms C++ framework. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 56% of users of Chart Installer come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Chart Installer
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Chart Installer\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 26.19 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Chart Installer

  • npNavConnect.dll - Chart Installer (Navionics Chart Installer Plugin)
  • Uninstall.exe
  • npNavConnect64.dll - ChartInstaller (Navionics ChartInstaller Plugin)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • NavService.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npNavConnect.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npNavConnect.dll'.
2 Mozilla Plugins
  • npNavConnect64.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'navionics.com/NavConnect' with a plugin key of 'navionics.com/NavConnect'.
  • npNavConnect.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'navionics.com/NavConnect' with a plugin key of 'navionics.com/NavConnect'.
Startup File (User Run)
  • NavService.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'NavService' and executes as C:\Program Files\Chart Installer\NavService.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • NavService.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'NavService' which loads as C:\Program Files\Chart Installer\NavService.exe.

How do I remove Chart Installer?

You can uninstall Chart Installer 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 Chart Installer, 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 Chart Installer.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Chart Installer you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 10 53%
Win 7 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 53.44%
Windows 7 40.98%
Windows Vista 4.59%
Windows XP 0.98%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.32%
Windows 10 Home 24.67%
Windows 8.1 11.84%
Windows 10 Pro 10.20%
Windows 7 Professional 10.20%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.95%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.31%
  Germany 7.07%
  Canada 6.31%
  Australia 3.79%
  Italy 3.54%
  Netherlands 3.54%
  United Kingdom 3.28%
  Sweden 2.78%
  France 2.27%
  Norway 2.27%
  DK 1.77%
  Austria 1.01%
  Finland 0.76%
  Belgium 0.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.68%
Dell 20.30%
Acer 16.34%
ASUS 10.40%
Samsung 5.94%
Medion 4.95%
Lenovo 4.46%
Toshiba 3.47%
Intel 1.49%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.80%
ASUS All Series 3.62%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.62%
Dell XPS 8500 2.17%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.17%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.17%


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