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Should I remove Nike+ Connect?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #4,206
United States Rank #3,046
Reach 0.1271%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.02 days
767.73 days >
Average installed length: 403.38 days


6.6.34 7.58%
6.6.32 12.81%
6.6.21 9.14%
6.5.17 2.27%
6.3.18 16.32%
6.3.14 3.87%
6.2.12 4.23%
6.2.4 6.78%
6.1.10 3.55%
6.1.6 0.52%
5.3.8 14.01%
5.2.14 11.57%
5.2.8 1.72%
5.2.4 1.28%
5.2.0 1.00%
5.1.0 0.32%
4.1.9 0.20%
4.1.5 0.16%
4.1.2 0.16%
3.3.0 0.28%
3.2.1 0.04%
2.0 2.19%

Other programs by NIKE

Nike+ Connect

What is Nike+ Connect?  (from NIKE)

Nike+ Connect is a free software application that sends your Nike+ data from your device to your Nikeplus.com account. The devices that require Nike+ Connect are Nike+ FuelBand, Nike+ SportWatch GPS, Nike+ SportBand and Nike+ Sport Sensors (for Nike+ Basketball and Nike+ Training). From running to everyday activities, ...  Read more


Nike+ Connect is a software program developed by NIKE. The most common release is 6.3.18, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named Nike+ Connect.exe. The setup package generally installs about 21 files and is usually about 11.53 MB (12,088,710 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 66% of users of Nike+ Connect come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: nikeplus.nike.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\nike\nike+ connect
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Nike\Nike+ Connect\Uninstall Nike+ Connect.exe"
Estimated size: 11.53 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Nike+ Connect

Program executable:Nike+ Connect.exe
Name:Nike+ Connect
Path:C:\Program Files\nike\nike+ connect\Nike+ Connect.exe
Additional files:
  • EspPlugin.dll - Nike+ Connect (Nike+ SportCharger Plugin)
  • FuelbandPlugin.dll - Nike+ FuelBand Plugin
  • FuelBandSEPlugin.dll - Nike+ FuelBand SE Plugin
  • Nike+ Connect daemon.exe - Nike+ Connect Daemon
  • Nike+ Connect.exe
  • NikeSportPlugin.dll - Nike+ SportBand Plugin
  • SportBandPlugin.dll
  • SportWatchPlugin.dll - Nike+ SportWatch Plugin
  • Uninstall Nike+ Connect.exe
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • libiconv2.dll (by GNU ) - LibIconv (LibIconv: convert between character encodings)
  • libintl3.dll (by GNU ) - GetText (GetText: library and tools for native language support)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Nike+ Connect.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FF0B65C3-7A8B-4636-9AFE-FC2AC9E90815}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Nike+ Connect daemon.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Nike+ Connect' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Nike\Nike+ Connect\Nike+ Connect daemon.exe".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Nike+ Connect daemon.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Nike+ Connect' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Nike\Nike+ Connect\Nike+ Connect daemon.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Nike+ Connect daemon.exe
Memory:2.65 MB
21.09 MB average
Kernel CPU:0.00000876%
0.016088% average
CPU cycles/sec:615
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Nike+ Connect?

You can uninstall Nike+ Connect 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 Nike+ Connect, 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 Nike+ Connect.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 8 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.29%
Windows 10 35.25%
Windows Vista 4.55%
Windows XP 1.91%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.66%
Windows 8.1 10.96%
Windows 7 Professional 10.92%
Windows 10 Home 9.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.88%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.83% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.83%
  Canada 4.45%
  United Kingdom 4.03%
  Germany 2.70%
  France 2.28%
  Australia 1.63%
  Brazil 1.57%
  Netherlands 1.36%
  Italy 1.36%
  Saudi Arabia 1.07%
  New Zealand 0.83%
  Sweden 0.74%
  Spain 0.74%
  Japan 0.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.24%
Dell 26.58%
Acer 11.28%
ASUS 9.54%
Toshiba 6.75%
Lenovo 5.51%
Samsung 4.46%
MSI 1.18%
Alienware 1.05%
Intel 0.87%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.27%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.14%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.38%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.05%
ASUS All Series 2.41%
Dell XPS 8500 2.09%


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