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Should I remove Microsoft Band Sync?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #49,108
United States Rank #34,598
Reach 0.0015%


1.3.20913.1 6.67%
1.3.20517.1 6.67%
1.3.20329.1 3.33%
1.3.20307.2 3.33%
1.3.20126.1 13.33%
1.3.11207.1 16.67%
1.3.11016.1 6.67%
1.3.10619.2 20.00%
1.3.10423.3 3.33%
1.3.10325.1 6.67%
1.3.10302.1 6.67%
1.3.10218.1 6.67%

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Microsoft Band Sync


Microsoft Band Sync is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 1.3.10619.2, 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. The software installer includes 32 files and is usually about 8.92 MB (9,351,168 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 73% of users of Microsoft Band Sync come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Sweden.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft band sync
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{87F0C5A6-BAD2-442C-992D-E47B1ED49715}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 8.92 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Band Sync

  • microsoft.threading.tasks.extensions.desktop.dll - Microsoft.Threading.Tasks.Extensions.Desktop
  • microsoft.diagnostics.tracing.eventsource.dll - Microsoft.Diagnostics.Tracing.EventSource
  • microsoft.threading.tasks.extensions.dll - Microsoft.Threading.Tasks.Extensions
  • microsoft.practices.servicelocation.dll - Microsoft.Practices.ServiceLocation
  • microsoft.practices.unity.dll - Microsoft Unity Application Block
  • microsoft.threading.tasks.dll - Microsoft.Threading.Tasks
  • microsoft.band.desktop.dll - Microsoft.Band.Desktop
  • microsoft.band.admin.dll - Microsoft.Band.Admin
  • microsoft band sync.exe - Microsoft Band Sync
  • microsoft.band.dll - Microsoft.Band
  • microsoft.applicationinsights.dll
  • microsoft.band.admin.desktop.dll - Microsoft.Band.Admin.Desktop
  • microsoft band sync.resources.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • microsoft band sync.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Microsoft Band Sync' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Band Sync\Microsoft Band Sync.exe" --hidden.

How do I remove Microsoft Band Sync?

You can uninstall Microsoft Band Sync 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 Microsoft Band Sync, 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 Microsoft Band Sync.

Win 10 93%
Win 7 (SP1) 7%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 93.33%
Windows 7 6.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 36.67%
Windows 10 Pro 30.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.00%
Windows 8.1 10.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 3.33%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 3.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.73%
  United Kingdom 11.36%
  Sweden 4.55%
  Singapore 2.27%
  RS 2.27%
  Finland 2.27%
  Germany 2.27%
  Canada 2.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.00%
Lenovo 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 12.00%
ASUS 8.00%
Acer 8.00%
Toshiba 4.00%
Apple 4.00%
Samsung 4.00%
Sony 4.00%
MSI 4.00%
Common models
LENOVO 20266 7.14%
TOSHIBA Satellite P845t 3.57%
MSI MS-7917 3.57%
LENOVO 4177CTO 3.57%
Dell XPS 8700 3.57%
Dell Vostro 3500 3.57%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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