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Should I remove Magellan Communicator?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,104
United States Rank #13,244
Reach 0.0119%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.92 days
646.57 days >
Average installed length: 339.73 days


1.15.020 80.43%
1.14.019 5.96%
1.13.017 1.70%
1.10.013 5.96%
1.08.011 1.70%
1.05.0010 2.55%
1.03.0080 1.70%

Other programs by Magellan Navigation

Magellan Communicator


Magellan Communicator is a program developed by Magellan Navigation. The most used version is 1.15.020, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds an extension to the user's Internet Explorer web browser. The main program executable is MagellanCommunication.dll. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 3.14 MB (3,289,928 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 68% of users of Magellan Communicator come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.MagellanGPS.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Magellan\Magellan Communicator\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{0FD5FD0B-4BA6-47A1-99C3-F8A964C3CCA5}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 3.14 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Magellan Communicator

Program module:MagellanCommunication.dll
Name:Communication Plug-In
Path:C:\Program Files\Magellan\Magellan Communicator\MagellanCommunication.dll
Additional files:
  • TritonComm.dll - TritonComm Dynamic Link Library
  • MagellanCommunication.dll - Communication Plug-In
  • npMgnPlg.dll - Magellan Plug-In (Communication Plug-In for Firefox)
  • mgnCAPIWin32.dll - JCP (mgnCAPIW Dynamic Link Library)
  • mgnRAPIWin32.dll - mgnRAPIW Dynamic Link Library
  • mgnMPoolPC32.dll
  • mgnUdaPC32.dll
  • mgnUdsAPIPC32.dll
  • mgnvstg.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npMgnPlg.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npMgnPlg.dll'.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • MagellanCommunication.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension as 'Device Class' with a class of {9FB232C5-6909-4F81-99B4-BAB4998940F2}.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npMgnPlg.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Magellan Communication Plug-In for Firefox' with a plugin key of '@MagellanGPS.com/CommunicationPlugin' for all users of the PC.

How do I remove Magellan Communicator?

You can uninstall Magellan Communicator 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 Magellan Communicator, 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 Magellan Communicator.

How do I reset my web browser?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win XP 0%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.55%
Windows 10 22.55%
Windows Vista 8.09%
Windows XP 6.81%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.57%
Windows 10 Home 8.97%
Windows 7 Professional 7.26%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.41%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.41%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.98%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.42% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 68.42%
  Germany 9.91%
  Canada 8.67%
  United Kingdom 3.72%
  Australia 3.41%
  Netherlands 1.55%
  France 0.93%
  Austria 0.62%
  Portugal 0.62%
  Switzerland 0.31%
  Finland 0.31%
  Sweden 0.31%
  Spain 0.31%
  Czech Republic 0.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.69%
Dell 19.05%
Acer 19.05%
ASUS 5.44%
Samsung 4.08%
Medion 4.08%
Lenovo 3.40%
Toshiba 3.40%
Alienware 1.36%
American Megatrends 0.68%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.13%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.31%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.48%
Dell Inspiron 560 1.65%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 1.65%
HP 15 Notebook PC 1.65%


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