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Should I remove HTC Sync Manager?

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 #947
United States Rank #1,271
Reach 0.8604%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.92 days
558.20 days >
Average installed length: 293.29 days


VersionDistribution 0.27% 1.30% 1.02% 3.65% 6.14% 3.48% 8.95% 4.10% 9.50% 7.48% 1.23% 5.40% 7.33% 0.24% 7.84% 3.19% 1.35% 0.86% 1.52% 3.25% 0.56% 0.34% 2.98% 3.78% 1.08% 1.47% 0.48% 1.04% 1.11% 0.36% 0.93% 0.61% 0.90% 0.27% 1.06% 0.18% 0.61% 0.04% 1.28% 0.53% 0.98% 1.12% 0.19% 0.01%

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HTC Sync Manager

What is HTC Sync Manager?  (from HTC)

Sync your world in style. HTC Sync Manager is a free application for your computer that makes it easy to sync all of your media to and from your computer with your HTC phone. You can also sync all of your contacts, calendar events, bookmarks, and documents as well. Once synced, you can easily manage and organize with H...  Read more


HTC Sync Manager is a software program developed by HTC. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 73 files and is usually about 61.71 MB (64,707,584 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 37% of users of HTC Sync Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nero.com
Help link: www.HTC.com
Installation folder: C:\Windows\Installer\{130D3951-8029-4115-A2BE-68F19B63B491}
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{5DC3BFF3-B84F-4CBE-B2BD-FB52B6C247CA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 61.71 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HTC Sync Manager

  • adb.exe
  • fastboot.exe
  • androidplaylist.dll - AndroidP Dynamic Link Library
  • adb_cos.exe
  • areadylb_nero.dll (by Audible) - AReadyLB Library (AudibleReady Client Library)
  • desktopclientlib.dll - DesktopC Dynamic Link Library
  • drivelocker.dll (by Nero AG) - Nero AG DriveLocker (DriveLocker)
  • em2v.dll (by Nero AG) - Nero Suite (Mpeg-2 Video Decoder)
  • imageeffects.dll - Nero ImageEffect Dynamic Link Library
  • imageprocessdecoder.dll - ImageProcessDecoder DLL (Nero ImageProcessDecoder Dynamic Link Library)
  • imageprocesslib.dll - Nero ImageProcessLib Dynamic Link Library
  • neaudiopcm.dll - NeAudioPCM (Nero Audio PCM Stream COM DLL Server)
  • nedssrcbuilder.dll - Nero DS Source Builder
  • nefileid.dll - Nero Audio File Fingerprint
  • nelicensepretester.dll - Nero Licennse Pretester
  • nemetadata.dll - NeMetaData (Nero MetaData Dynamic Link Library)
  • neroapiengine.dll - Nero Burning ROM (Nero Library)
  • nerocaptureapi.dll - Nero Capture API
  • nerodigital.dll
  • neroipp.dll - Nero IPP Proxy
  • nevp6dec.dll - VP6 Decoder Core
  • nmcdrip.dll - Nero CD Rip Dynamic Link Library
  • nmcofoundation.dll - Nero Frameworks
  • nmdataservices.dll
  • nmlogcxx.dll
  • nmplaybackcomponent.dll - Nero Playback Component Dynamic Link Library
  • nmpluginbase.dll
  • nmsearch.dll
  • nmsearchpluginfilesystem.dll
  • nmthumbnailiconsgen.dll - Nero Thumbnail Icon Generator Dynamic Link Library
  • nmttranscoder.dll - Nero Transcoder Dynamic Link Library
  • npplayer.dll - HTC Sync Manager (npplayer netscape plugins)
  • npswf32.dll (by Adobe Systems) - Shockwave Flash (Shockwave Flash 11.1 r102)
  • ucdcopy.dll
  • ugencush.dll
  • ugeneratr.dll
  • ugeniso.dll
  • ugenudf.dll
  • ugenudf2.dll
  • uimage.dll - Nero Recorder Driver
  • uimagegen.dll
  • uisofs.dll
  • ummc.dll
  • uneroerr.dll
  • unevcdengine.dll
  • utmpvimporter.dll
  • uudfimporter.dll
  • uvmpegenc.dll
  • desktopclientlitedll.dll
  • ndaudio.dll - Nero AAC Audio Library
  • adbwinapi.dll (by Google, inc) - Android SDK (Android ADB API)
  • adbwinusbapi.dll (by Google, inc) - Android ADB API (WinUsb)
  • desktopclientcpplib_vc80.dll
  • ltxmllib9u_vc80.dll (by Liquid Technologies Ltd) - Liquid XML Data Binder 2011 (VS8.0 UNICODE, Release C++ Redist component for Liquid XML Data Binder 2011)
  • mmdb.dll
  • npqtplayer.dll - npQTPlay Dynamic Link Library
  • pimmgt.dll - PimMgt

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npswf32.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'NPSWF32.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npswf32.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Adobe Flash Player 11.1 Plugin' with a plugin key of '@adobe.com/FlashPlayer' for all users of the PC.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • adb.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\HTC\HTC Sync Manager\HTC Sync\adb.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.13 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003143746%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00019306%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00012132%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:206,889
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:88 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove HTC Sync Manager?

Quickly and completely remove HTC Sync Manager from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall HTC Sync Manager 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program HTC Sync Manager, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 HTC Sync Manager.

How do I reset my web browser?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 8 0%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.91%
Windows 8 31.26%
Windows XP 3.91%
Windows Vista 3.88%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Windows 8.1 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.30%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.90%
Windows 8.1 12.46%
Windows 7 Professional 11.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.05%
Windows 10 Home 4.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.93% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.93%
  Germany 11.63%
  United Kingdom 8.99%
  Taiwan 4.35%
  Australia 3.44%
  Canada 3.33%
  France 2.80%
  Netherlands 2.76%
  Italy 2.01%
  India 1.44%
  Sweden 1.16%
  DK 0.98%
  Belgium 0.84%
  Austria 0.82%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.63%
Dell 19.32%
Acer 17.18%
ASUS 13.58%
Toshiba 7.40%
Lenovo 4.94%
Samsung 3.81%
Intel 1.27%
MSI 0.84%
Medion 0.66%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.92%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.53%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.81%
ASUS All Series 4.68%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.36%
Acer Aspire V3-571G 2.02%

About HTC

HTC (High Tech Computer Corporation) manufacturers smartphones and tablets. HTC devices are marketed and sold under the HTC brand.
Publisher URL: www.htc.com


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