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Should I remove LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,565
United States Rank #15,370
Reach 0.0175%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.27 days
450.56 days >
Average installed length: 236.73 days


VersionDistribution 0.58% 0.29% 36.92%
1.19.768 12.50%
1.17.770 25.00%
1.17.769 7.27%
1.16.769 5.81%
1.3.768 0.58%
1.2.768 9.30%
1.1.770 1.74%

Typically installed together


What is LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Driver?  (from LEGO)

With LEGO MINDSTORMS you can build and program robots that do what you want! With the contents in the set you get everything you need to build and program your very own intelligent LEGO robot, and make it perform loads of different operations. The NXT is the intelligent micro-computer LEGO brick that can be programmed ...  Read more


LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Driver is a program developed by LEGO. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is mindstormsnxt.exe. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 2.48 MB (2,599,936 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 42% of users of LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Driver come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: mindstorms.lego.com/en-us/support/files/Driver.aspx
Help link: www.legoeducation.com/support
Installation folder: C:\software\lego software\lego mindstorms nxt
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{2BD2A1A8-2AF2-460E-AAC3-E823884EB306}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.48 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Driver

Program executable:mindstormsnxt.exe
Path:C:\software\lego software\lego mindstorms nxt\mindstormsnxt.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • MINDSTORMSNXT.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{51C2CFDE-4CFE-4017-9928-3DB7F985B1FB}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Driver?

You can uninstall LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Driver 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 LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Driver, 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 LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Driver.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.59%
Windows Vista 16.28%
Windows XP 15.70%
Windows 10 8.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 17.94%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.65%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.59%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.82%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.18%
Windows 7 Enterprise 10.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.73%
  Germany 12.10%
  United Kingdom 5.19%
  Australia 3.95%
  Netherlands 3.70%
  Canada 3.46%
  Taiwan 3.21%
  Israel 2.96%
  Italy 2.47%
  France 2.22%
  Brazil 1.48%
  Mexico 0.99%
  Russia 0.99%
  Spain 0.99%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.83%
Hewlett-Packard 15.66%
Acer 14.14%
Toshiba 8.59%
Medion 5.05%
Intel 4.55%
ASUS 4.55%
Samsung 3.54%
American Megatrends 2.53%
Sahara 1.52%
Lenovo 1.01%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.28%
HP ProBook 4520s 2.46%
Dell Latitude E6520 2.46%
Dell Inspiron 1720 2.46%
Dell Latitude E6230 2.46%
Acer TMP255-M 2.46%

Publisher URL: www.lego.com


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