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Should I remove Garmin Communicator Plugin x64?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #685
United States Rank #493
Reach 0.9963%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 28.04 days
827.32 days >
Average installed length: 434.69 days


4.2.0 26.52%
4.1.0 16.88%
4.0.4 29.03%
4.0.3 20.29% 0.18%
4.0.1 7.10%

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Garmin Communicator Plugin x64

What is Garmin Communicator Plugin x64?  (from Garmin)

Communicator Plugin is a free Internet browser add-on that transfers data between your Garmin GPS device and your computer. It lets you add maps to your device, upload training data to Garmin Connnectâ„¢, check for map updates and more. This software requires Windows Media Player 11 or greater (a free download from Micro...  Read more


Garmin Communicator Plugin x64 is a software program developed by Garmin. The most common release is 4.0.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package is about 8.02 MB (8,409,088 bytes) when donwloaded. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 61% of users of Garmin Communicator Plugin x64 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.garmin.com
Help link: www.garmin.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Garmin\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{550331CC-C34B-494F-BCDA-37CE4EF6E924}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 8.02 MB
Language: English (United States)

How do I remove Garmin Communicator Plugin x64?

You can uninstall Garmin Communicator Plugin x64 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 Garmin Communicator Plugin x64, 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 Garmin Communicator Plugin x64.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.83%
Windows 10 31.72%
Windows Vista 2.18%
Windows XP 0.25%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.71%
Windows 7 Professional 10.99%
Windows 10 Home 10.79%
Windows 8.1 8.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.98%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.21%
  Germany 6.49%
  Canada 5.14%
  United Kingdom 4.90%
  France 3.17%
  Netherlands 2.23%
  Italy 2.18%
  Belgium 1.77%
  Australia 1.61%
  Sweden 1.41%
  DK 1.06%
  Spain 0.81%
  Austria 0.75%
  Norway 0.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.12%
Dell 23.80%
Acer 14.84%
ASUS 9.58%
Toshiba 7.20%
Samsung 3.43%
Lenovo 3.30%
Medion 3.11%
Intel 1.28%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.16%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.38%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.64%
Dell XPS 8300 3.35%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.33%
ASUS All Series 2.37%

About Garmin

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


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