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Should I remove Elevated Installer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0003%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.17 days
329.47 days >
Average installed length: 173.11 days


VersionDistribution 16.67% 16.67% 16.67% 16.67% 16.67%
2.1.13 16.67%

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Elevated Installer

What is Elevated Installer?

This is an installer to install various Garmin products that required elevated system privileges. When run it will require administrator access to install the program.


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 6 files. The installed file garmin.cartography.mapupdate.corelibrary.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.garmin.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\elevatedinstaller\garmin\express elevated installer
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{93765DFA-8A67-41FB-9FC0-B12341CA65F3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Elevated Installer

  • elevatedinstaller.exe - Garmin Elevated Installer
  • garmin.cartography.mapupdate.corelibrary.dll - CoreService Library
  • garmin.cartography.mapupdate.device.datatypes.dll - DeviceDataTypes
  • garmin.cartography.mapupdate.glib.dll - GLib
  • interop.iwshruntimelibrary.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'IWshRuntimeLibrary'.

How do I remove Elevated Installer?

You can uninstall Elevated 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 Elevated 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 Elevated Installer.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 10 50%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 10 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8 Pro 16.67%
Windows 8.1 Pro 16.67%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%
Windows 8.1 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.44%
  Netherlands 33.33%
  Germany 11.11%
  DK 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Lenovo 16.67%
Dell 16.67%
Common models
HP Compaq dc5750 Small Fo... 16.67%
Acer Aspire TC-105 16.67%
LENOVO 417882G 16.67%
Dell Latitude E4300 16.67%
Gateway DX4822 16.67%
Gigabyte 965P-DS4 16.67%

About Garmin

Garmin develops consumer, aviation, and marine software/hardware products for the GPS.
Publisher URL: www.garmin.com


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