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Should I remove Garmin HomePort?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,709
United States Rank #15,976
Reach 0.0124%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.46 days
436.58 days >
Average installed length: 229.39 days


VersionDistribution 20.41%
2.2.9 18.37%
2.2.5 16.73%
2.2.4 6.12%
2.2.3 9.80%
2.2.1 6.12% 6.94% 1.22% 9.80% 2.45% 2.04%

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Garmin HomePort

What is Garmin HomePort?  (from Garmin)

Navigating waters with no visible landmarks or shallow shorelines can be a daunting task for even the most experienced navigator. Pair our HomePort trip planning software¹ with your existing BlueChart® and LakeVü™ data and view map details, such as underwater hazards and hidden obstacles, so you can plan a route to avo...  Read more


Garmin HomePort is a software program developed by Garmin. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 1.06 MB (1,113,600 bytes). 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 53% of users of Garmin HomePort come from the United States, it is also popular in Sweden and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/prod64242.html
Help link: www.garmin.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\garmin\homeport
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{1DDA2404-7C08-4EAF-8449-58338A07BD73}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.06 MB
Language: Spanish (Spain)

Program filesFiles installed by Garmin HomePort

  • homeport.exe - HomePort (HomePort Application)
  • homeport.resources.dll - HomePort German
  • homeport.de.dll
  • homeport.es.dll - HomePort Spanish
  • homeport.fr.dll - HomePort French
  • homeport.it.dll - HomePort Italian

How do I remove Garmin HomePort?

You can uninstall Garmin HomePort 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 HomePort, 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 HomePort.

Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 46.53%
Windows 10 44.49%
Windows Vista 4.49%
Windows XP 4.49%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.92%
Windows 10 Home 17.50%
Windows 7 Professional 10.83%
Windows 10 Pro 8.75%
Windows 8.1 7.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.67%
  Sweden 6.67%
  Italy 4.33%
  France 4.33%
  Canada 3.67%
  Australia 3.33%
  Germany 3.33%
  United Kingdom 3.00%
  Norway 2.67%
  Netherlands 2.33%
  DK 1.00%
  Brazil 1.00%
  Greece 1.00%
  South Africa 1.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.35%
Hewlett-Packard 22.54%
Acer 11.97%
Lenovo 7.75%
Toshiba 7.75%
ASUS 6.34%
Samsung 6.34%
Medion 2.82%
American Megatrends 2.11%
Sony 1.41%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.04%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.36%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 2.52%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.52%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.52%
Sony SVL24145CXB 1.68%

About Garmin

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


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