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What percent of users and experts removed it?
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Garmin TOPO Canada v4

What is Garmin TOPO Canada?  (from Garmin)

Provides detailed maps based on digital 1:50,000 or 1:250,000 scale NTS map data. Includes points of interest such as parks, campgrounds, scenic lookouts and picnic sites. We've mapped every hill and valley for your next great adventure. With detail and precision, this map covers the finer details of the outdoors, incl...  Read more


Garmin TOPO Canada v4 is a program developed by Garmin. The software installer includes 1 files and is usually about 5.11 MB (5,356,011 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 82% of users of Garmin TOPO Canada come from Canada, it is also popular in the United States and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.garmin.com/garmin/cms/site/us/lang/en/topocanada
Help link: www.garmin.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\garmin gps plugin
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{B6143A6F-A2EB-4CA1-A30A-26E783CF8F82}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.11 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Garmin TOPO Canada v4

  • npgarmin.dll - Garmin Communicator Plug-In (Garmin Communicator Plug-In

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npgarmin.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npGarmin.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npgarmin.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Garmin GPS Control for Firefox' with a plugin key of '@garmin.com/GpsControl' for all users of the PC.

How do I remove Garmin TOPO Canada?

You can uninstall Garmin TOPO Canada 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 TOPO Canada v4, 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 TOPO Canada.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Garmin TOPO Canada v4 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win XP 1%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.19%
Windows 10 31.91%
Windows Vista 8.51%
Windows XP 6.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.41%
Windows 7 Professional 11.83%
Windows 10 Home 9.68%
Windows 10 Pro 8.60%
Windows 8.1 7.53%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.53%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.63% of installs come from Canada
Which countries install it?
  Canada 81.63%
  United States 16.33%
  Netherlands 2.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.79%
Dell 22.73%
Acer 21.21%
ASUS 12.12%
Intel 6.06%
Toshiba 3.03%
American Megatrends 3.03%
Alienware 1.52%
Common models
Dell XPS 8300 2.50%
Gateway DX4820 2.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite P100 1.25%
TOSHIBA Satellite L675 1.25%
TOSHIBA Satellite L450 1.25%
TOSHIBA Satellite C670 1.25%

About Garmin

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


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