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Should I remove Microsoft Sync Framework Runtime v x64?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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United States Rank #6,896
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1.0.1503.0 0.74%
1.0.1215.0 99.19%
1.0.1202.0 0.07%

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Microsoft Sync Framework Runtime v1.0 x64

What is Microsoft Sync Framework Runtime v x64?

The Microsoft Sync Framework provides a platform for taking web services and databases offline. In addition, it provides optimized P2P sync of any type of file including contacts, music, videos, images and settings. The extensible framework includes built-in support for synchronizing databases, NTFS/FAT file systems, FeedSync compliant feeds (formerly known as Simple Sharing Extensions), devices and web services.

About  (from Microsoft)

Sync Framework is a comprehensive synchronization platform that enables collaboration and offline access for applications, services, and devices. Sync Framework features technologies and tools that enable roaming, data sharing, and taking data offline. By using Sync Framework, developers can build synchronization ecosy...  Read more


The most used version is 1.0.1215.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is synchronization.dll. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 2.6 MB (2,725,376 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/sync
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft sync framework\v1.0\runtime\x64
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{53D7A054-4598-4947-A159-E8FCC77720AB}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.6 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Sync Framework Runtime v1.0 x64

Program module:synchronization.dll
Name:Microsoft Synchronization Framework
Path:C:\Program Files\microsoft sync framework\v1.0\runtime\x64\synchronization.dll
Additional files:
  • feedsync.dll - Microsoft Synchronization Framework
  • microsoft.synchronization.dll - Microsoft.Synchronization

How do I remove Microsoft Sync Framework Runtime v x64?

You can uninstall Microsoft Sync Framework Runtime v x64 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 Sync Framework Runtime v1.0 (x64), 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 Sync Framework Runtime v x64.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.56%
Windows 10 27.00%
Windows Vista 3.16%
Windows Server 2003 0.20%
Windows XP 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.31%
Windows 7 Professional 20.82%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.62%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.07%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.73%
Windows 10 Pro 3.72%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.04%
  India 4.62%
  Germany 3.97%
  France 3.85%
  Iran 3.55%
  Italy 3.55%
  Canada 2.84%
  United Kingdom 2.78%
  Belgium 2.37%
  Netherlands 1.90%
  Australia 1.72%
  MA 1.54%
  Brazil 1.54%
  Mexico 1.07%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.82%
Hewlett-Packard 28.84%
Acer 12.50%
ASUS 8.22%
Toshiba 4.61%
Lenovo 4.39%
Intel 3.62%
Samsung 1.97%
Apple 0.55%
MSI 0.55%
Sony 0.55%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.91%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 4.91%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.13%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.62%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.36%
Microsoft Corporation Vir... 2.07%

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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