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Should I remove Garmin MapInstall?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,951
United States Rank #4,144
Reach 0.1372%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.73 days
641.12 days >
Average installed length: 336.86 days


4.2.1 0.11%
4.2.0 0.11%
4.0.4 47.52%
4.0.3 26.07%
4.0.1 16.90%
4.0.0 0.37%
3.15.0 3.29%
3.14.4 2.48%
3.14.2 0.78%
3.13.5 0.74% 0.74% 0.52% 0.22% 0.04% 0.04% 0.04% 0.04%

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Garmin MapInstall

What is Garmin MapInstall?  (from Garmin)

MapInstall installs maps onto your Garmin USB GPS devices and SD card readers. MapManager copies maps and unlock codes into the right place to be accessible by MapInstall and Training Center. Download and install MapConverter for Windows to convert your unlocked PC maps for use on your Mac.


Garmin MapInstall 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 16.68 MB (17,489,920 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 44% of users of Garmin MapInstall 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{0FBAFFD8-BCBA-4631-97E8-433DE7D1D753}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 16.68 MB
Language: English (United States)

How do I remove Garmin MapInstall?

You can uninstall Garmin MapInstall 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 MapInstall, 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 MapInstall.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.73%
Windows 10 28.09%
Windows Vista 6.68%
Windows XP 5.46%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.60%
Windows 7 Professional 11.79%
Windows 10 Home 10.45%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.51%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.60%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.66% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.66%
  Germany 12.40%
  Canada 4.96%
  Italy 4.19%
  France 4.19%
  United Kingdom 4.09%
  Netherlands 4.06%
  Belgium 3.57%
  Argentina 1.55%
  South Africa 1.55%
  Australia 1.46%
  Sweden 1.43%
  DK 1.27%
  Spain 1.21%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.97%
Dell 23.83%
Acer 17.60%
ASUS 8.94%
Toshiba 5.28%
Medion 4.06%
Intel 3.18%
Samsung 2.44%
Lenovo 2.23%
American Megatrends 1.08%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.69%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.47%
ASUS All Series 3.93%
Dell XPS 8300 3.59%
Gateway SX2370 2.05%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.05%

About Garmin

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


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