82,399,351 programs installed

Should I remove Content Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #3,961
United States Rank #1,991
Reach 0.1596%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.34 days
570.59 days >
Average installed length: 299.80 days


2.70 77.79%
2.61 13.85%
0.5 8.36%

Other programs by Magellan Navigation

Content Manager

What is Content Manager?  (from Magellan Navigation)

Download and install our free Content Manager to get necessary product updates, map upgrade notifications, and easy access to your Magellan account. Content Manager syncs your computer with your Magellan GPS navigator so that you can successfully register your new device. You can also use one address book for all your ...  Read more


Content Manager is a software program developed by Magellan Navigation. The most common release is 2.70, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 launchCM.exe. The setup package generally installs about 23 files and is usually about 22.2 MB (23,279,700 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. 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 86% of users of Content Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.magellangps.com
Help link: www.magellangps.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Content Manager
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B64BC516-2406-43AE-A21A-1E387A2343B1}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 22.2 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Content Manager

Program executable:launchCM.exe
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Content Manager\launchCM.exe
Additional files:
  • mgnPND_20.dll - mgnPND_20
  • usbdevice.dll (by MiTAC) - usbdevic Dynamic Link Library
  • CmTray.exe (by MiTAC Digital) - Content Manager Tray (Content Manager (Release))
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtSql4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • launchCM.exe
  • libgcc_s_dw2-1.dll
  • mingwm10.dll
  • RefreshIconNoUI.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • CmTray.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EF3A4799-AF50-48D4-82C6-1E07537F4DD7}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • CmTray.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Magellan CmTray' and executes as C:\Program Files\Content Manager\CmTray.exe.
  • launchCM.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'CmTray' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Content Manager\launchCM.exe".

How do I remove Content Manager?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.54%
Windows 8 23.47%
Windows Vista 9.01%
Windows XP 5.93%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.13%
Windows 8.1 9.01%
Windows 7 Professional 8.65%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.80%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.92%
Windows 10 Home 5.74%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 85.76%
  Canada 12.93%
  Brazil 0.17%
  PR 0.15%
  United Kingdom 0.15%
  Australia 0.09%
  Italy 0.09%
  South Africa 0.06%
  Philippines 0.06%
  Germany 0.06%
  Ireland 0.06%
  Hong Kong 0.03%
  Taiwan 0.03%
  Ecuador 0.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.33%
Dell 28.39%
Acer 12.87%
Toshiba 9.62%
ASUS 4.95%
Lenovo 2.30%
Intel 0.75%
American Megatrends 0.68%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.63%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.19%
Dell XPS 8500 3.11%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.96%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.81%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.81%


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.