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Should I remove Garmin Driving Recorder PC Tool?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #42,825
Reach 0.0021%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 129.90 days
426.14 days >
Average installed length: 223.91 days


4.6 9.52%
4.4 7.14%
4.3 2.38%
4.0 14.29%
3.9 9.52%
3.8 7.14%
3.7 2.38%
3.3 11.90%
3.2 9.52%
3.1 2.38%
3.0 4.76%
1.2.1 19.05%

Other programs by Garmin

Garmin Driving Recorder PC Tool

What is Garmin Driving Recorder PC Tool?  (from Garmin)

The camera features automatic incident detection (G-Sensor) with customizable sensitivity settings. When an incident – like hard braking or a collision – is detected, your camera knows to save the current, last and next recordings; thereby, preserving a complete record of the event.


Garmin Driving Recorder PC Tool is a program developed by Garmin. The most used version is 1.2.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is GDRPCTool.exe. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 2.76 MB (2,891,776 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 57% of users of Garmin Driving Recorder PC Tool come from Taiwan, it is also popular in Singapore and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.garmin.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Garmin\GDRPCTool
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{DBD59C3A-9FCB-4363-BB58-4C9D3C41CA64}\setup.exe" -removeAll
Estimated size: 2.76 MB
Language: Chinese (Traditional, Taiwan)

Program filesFiles installed by Garmin Driving Recorder PC Tool

Program executable:GDRPCTool.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Garmin\GDRPCTool\GDRPCTool.exe
Additional files:
  • DualViewSplitter.dll - DualViewSplitter (Garmin DualViewSplitter Library)
  • GarminDecoderFF.dll - GarminDecoderFF (Garmin Decoder FF Library)
  • H264IPPDLL.dll
  • TestDLL_VC5.dll
  • GDRPCTool.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • GDRPCTool.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BBFEC479-8689-4346-98F4-2E40C6205219}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Garmin Driving Recorder PC Tool?

You can uninstall Garmin Driving Recorder PC Tool 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 Driving Recorder PC Tool, 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 Driving Recorder PC Tool.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 5%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows XP 16.67%
Windows 10 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.48%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.67%
Windows 7 Professional 9.52%
Windows 8.1 4.76%
Windows 10 Pro 2.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.82% of installs come from Taiwan
Which countries install it?
  Taiwan 56.82%
  Singapore 9.09%
  United States 9.09%
  Malaysia 6.82%
  Japan 4.55%
  Korea 2.27%
  Germany 2.27%
  Estonia 2.27%
  Poland 2.27%
  Thailand 2.27%
  Russia 2.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 17.14%
ASUS 14.29%
Lenovo 11.43%
Dell 8.57%
MSI 8.57%
American Megatrends 8.57%
Sony 8.57%
Samsung 2.86%
Hewlett-Packard 2.86%
Medion 2.86%
Common models
Sony VGN-Z48GD_X 3.45%
MSI MS-7522 3.45%
LENOVO 2325CTO 3.45%
Gigabyte 965P-S3 3.45%
Dell Latitude E4300 3.45%
ASUSTeK X551MA 3.45%

About Garmin

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


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