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Should I remove Garmin POI Loader?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,406
United States Rank #2,683
Reach 0.2604%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.47 days
721.87 days >
Average installed length: 379.29 days


2.7.3 39.92%
2.7.2 21.20%
2.7.1 12.66%
2.7.0 3.84% 4.40% 0.78% 11.14% 3.47% 1.27% 0.97% 0.35%

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Garmin POI Loader

What is Garmin POI Loader?  (from Garmin)

POI Loader is free software for your computer that lets you upload customized points of interest (POIs) to your compatible Garmin device*. With the help of POI Loader, you can update your compatible Garmin GPS with the latest POIs, including restaurants, safety camera locations and tourist destinations. Begin by findin...  Read more


Garmin POI Loader is a program developed by Garmin. The most used version is 2.7.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 105 files and is usually about 1.01 MB (1,058,304 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 43% of users of Garmin POI Loader come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.garmin.com
Help link: www.garmin.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Garmin\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{8A158B7D-A6E3-49B6-8702-A6A10CCC6323}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.01 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Garmin POI Loader

  • condmgr.dll (by Palm) - HotSync® Manager, Palm Desktop (Palm Shared Library)
  • poi loader.exe - POI Loader (POI Loader Application)
  • poi loaderchs.dll - POI Loader Chinese
  • poi loadercht.dll
  • poi loadercsy.dll - POI Loader Czech
  • poi loaderdan.dll - POI Loader Danish
  • poi loaderdeu.dll - POI Loader German
  • poi loaderell.dll - POI Loader Greek
  • poi loaderesp.dll - POI Loader Spanish
  • poi loaderfin.dll - POI Loader Finnish
  • poi loaderfra.dll - POI Loader French
  • poi loaderhrv.dll - POI Loader Croatian
  • poi loaderhun.dll - POI Loader Hungarian
  • poi loaderita.dll - POI Loader Italian
  • poi loaderjpn.dll - POI Loader Japanese
  • poi loaderkor.dll - POI Loader Korean
  • poi loadernld.dll - POI Loader Dutch
  • poi loadernor.dll - POI Loader Norwegian
  • poi loaderplk.dll - POI Loader Polish
  • poi loaderptg.dll - POI Loader Portuguese
  • poi loaderrus.dll - POI Loader Russian
  • poi loadersky.dll - POI Loader Slovak
  • poi loaderslv.dll - POI Loader Slovenian
  • poi loadersve.dll - POI Loader Swedish
  • poi loadertrk.dll - POI Loader Turkish
  • poi loaderptb.dll - POI Loader Portuguese(Brazil)

How do I remove Garmin POI Loader?

You can uninstall Garmin POI Loader 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 POI Loader, 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 POI Loader.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.10%
Windows 10 26.85%
Windows Vista 8.78%
Windows XP 7.24%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.10%
Windows 7 Professional 11.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.85%
Windows 10 Home 9.06%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.28%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.88%
  Germany 14.51%
  United Kingdom 5.29%
  France 5.06%
  Italy 4.53%
  Canada 3.87%
  Netherlands 3.41%
  Belgium 2.61%
  Sweden 2.07%
  Argentina 1.79%
  Spain 1.40%
  Austria 1.21%
  Brazil 1.20%
  Australia 1.07%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.33%
Dell 23.73%
Acer 15.56%
ASUS 8.74%
Medion 5.51%
Toshiba 4.80%
Samsung 3.80%
Lenovo 2.59%
Intel 1.74%
American Megatrends 1.56%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.25%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.08%
ASUS All Series 3.81%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.39%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.86%
Dell Inspiron 580 2.01%

About Garmin

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


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