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Should I remove Garmin Training Center?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #3,654
United States Rank #4,633
Reach 0.1506%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 31.90 days
941.18 days >
Average installed length: 494.52 days


3.6.5 72.95%
3.6.3 3.00%
3.6.1 1.21%
3.5.3 8.86%
3.5.1 0.34%
3.4.5 13.64%

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Garmin Training Center

What is Garmin Training Center?  (from Garmin)

Track and analyze your fitness activities with Garmin Training Center. Use it to review activity history as well as create workouts and send them to your Garmin fitness device.
Garmin Training Center is compatible with all Garmin fitness devices. It operates directly on your computer, not on the Internet.


Garmin Training Center is a program developed by Garmin. The most used version is 3.6.5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 software installer includes 40 files and is usually about 833.5 KB (853,504 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 35% of users of Garmin Training Center come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.garmin.com/garmin/cms/intosports/training_center
Help link: www.garmin.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Garmin\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{09266808-537A-43C1-8B4D-D411169F1E3B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 833.5 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Garmin Training Center

  • gstart_lang.dll - gStart English
  • dsi_cp210xmanufacturing_3_1.dll (by Silicon Laboratories) - Silicon Laboratories CP210x (CP210x Manufacturing Interface DLL)
  • dsi_siusbxp_3_1.dll (by Silicon Laboratories) - Silicon Laboratories USBXpress (SiUSBXp)
  • libusb0.dll (by http://libusb-win32.sourceforge.net) - LibUSB-Win32 - DLL
  • libusb0_x64.dll (by http://libusb-win32.sourceforge.net)
  • ant agent.exe - Garmin ANT Agent(tm) (Garmin ANT Agent Application)
  • ant agentchs.dll - Garmin ANT Agent(tm) Chinese
  • ant agentcht.dll
  • ant agentdan.dll - Garmin ANT Agent(tm) Danish
  • ant agentdeu.dll - Garmin ANT Agent(tm) German
  • ant agentesn.dll - Garmin ANT Agent(tm) Spanish
  • ant agentfin.dll - Garmin ANT Agent(tm) Finnish
  • ant agentfra.dll - Garmin ANT Agent(tm) French
  • ant agentita.dll - Garmin ANT Agent(tm) Italian
  • ant agentjpn.dll - Garmin ANT Agent(tm) Japanese
  • ant agentkor.dll - Garmin ANT Agent(tm) Korean
  • ant agentnld.dll - Garmin ANT Agent(tm) Dutch
  • ant agentnor.dll - Garmin ANT Agent(tm) Norwegian
  • ant agentptb.dll - Garmin ANT Agent(tm) Portuguese(Brazil)
  • ant agentptg.dll - Garmin ANT Agent(tm) Portuguese
  • ant agentsve.dll - Garmin ANT Agent(tm) Swedish
  • libusb0.sys - LibUSB-Win32 - Kernel Driver
  • libusb0_x64.sys

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ant agent.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{940196F1-926A-4DEA-8D16-9083AE666C04}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • ant agent.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ANT Agent' and executes as C:\Program Files\Garmin\ANT Agent\ANT Agent.exe.

How do I remove Garmin Training Center?

You can uninstall Garmin Training Center 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 Training Center, 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 Training Center.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win Server 2003 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.88%
Windows 10 24.98%
Windows Vista 8.38%
Windows XP 5.72%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.87%
Windows 7 Professional 13.07%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.81%
Windows 10 Home 7.16%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.02%
Windows 8.1 5.74%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.37%
  Germany 13.98%
  France 5.29%
  Italy 4.93%
  United Kingdom 4.76%
  Canada 3.75%
  Argentina 3.66%
  Belgium 3.43%
  Netherlands 3.37%
  Sweden 2.36%
  Austria 1.98%
  Spain 1.89%
  Switzerland 1.42%
  Australia 1.42%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.63%
Hewlett-Packard 23.27%
Acer 17.07%
ASUS 8.93%
Toshiba 4.86%
Samsung 4.56%
Medion 4.01%
Lenovo 3.04%
Intel 1.94%
American Megatrends 0.91%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.44%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.80%
ASUS All Series 2.43%
Dell Inspiron 580 1.94%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 1.94%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 1.94%

About Garmin

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


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