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Should I remove Navman NavDesk 2008?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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5.10.019 13.58%
5.00.0041 18.52%
5.00.0039 38.27%
5.00.0033 11.11%

Navman NavDesk 2008


Navman NavDesk 2008 is a program developed by Navman Technologies NZ Ltd. The most used version is 5.00.0039, 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 navdesk.exe. The software installer includes 24 files and is usually about 164.66 MB (172,662,303 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 31% of users of Navman NavDesk 2008 come from United Kingdom, it is also popular in Australia and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.navman.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Navman\NavDesk 2008
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{9C8732C3-32DE-4569-9E90-30040D76DABC}\Setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 164.66 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Navman NavDesk 2008

Program executable:navdesk.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\navman\navdesk 2008\navdesk.exe
Additional files:
  • NavDeskLib.dll - NavDesk (NavAlbum)
  • TransAgent.dll - TransAgent
  • USBDevice.dll - Device DLL for USB Mass Storage
  • mapcheck.dll - mapcheck Dynamic Link Library (mapcheck)
  • NavGlobe2.dll
  • shapelib.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • NavDesk.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{48A540AE-4E54-4702-AE3D-D1EA9466D5EE}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Navman NavDesk 2008?

You can uninstall Navman NavDesk 2008 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 Navman NavDesk 2008, 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 Navman NavDesk 2008.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.56%
Windows Vista 20.99%
Windows 10 14.81%
Windows XP 8.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.80%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.05%
Windows 7 Professional 8.64%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.64%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.64%
Windows 10 Home 7.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.40% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 31.40%
  Australia 18.60%
  France 11.63%
  United States 10.47%
  Netherlands 8.14%
  Spain 5.81%
  New Zealand 3.49%
  Belgium 2.33%
  Sweden 2.33%
  Ireland 2.33%
  Singapore 1.16%
  Germany 1.16%
  Italy 1.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.90%
Dell 22.03%
Acer 13.56%
Toshiba 10.17%
ASUS 5.08%
American Megatrends 3.39%
Medion 3.39%
Intel 1.69%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 2.78%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.78%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 1.39%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660D 1.39%
TOSHIBA Satellite A500 1.39%
Sony VGN-FS315H 1.39%


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