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Should I remove Nokia PC Internet Access?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,031
United States Rank #18,299
Reach 0.0767%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.92 days
587.62 days >
Average installed length: 308.75 days


VersionDistribution 0.40% 22.42% 2.78% 2.31% 0.46% 3.24% 35.52% 3.31% 8.73% 1.12% 2.31% 9.85% 0.26% 6.02% 0.20% 0.99% 0.07%

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Nokia PC Internet Access

What is Nokia PC Internet Access?  (from Nokia)

Use Nokia PC Suite to move content between the phone and the computer, and get apps or the latest phone software. You can sync information between your phone and programs, such as Office Outlook, create multimedia messages, or manage your phone’s calendar effortlessly on your computer. You can also connect your compu...  Read more


Nokia PC Internet Access is a software program developed by Nokia. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 npcia.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 7.21 MB (7,563,462 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 10% of users of Nokia PC Internet Access come from India, it is also popular in the United States and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nokia.com/global/support/nokia-pc-suite
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nokia\PC Internet Access\
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\Installations\{DB7AE42C-695D-4D36-A8FA-31A1C6454436}\INSTALLER.EXE
Estimated size: 7.21 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Nokia PC Internet Access

Program executable:npcia.exe
Name:Nokia PC Internet Access
Path:C:\Program Files\nokia\pc internet access\npcia.exe
Additional files:
  • Core.dll - Nokia PC Internet Access Core Library
  • _NPCIA.exe - Nokia PC Internet Access

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • NPCIA.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BE92BBDA-026D-40A5-B2C0-8D0415F12F81}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • NPCIA.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'NokiaPCInternetAccess' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Nokia\PC Internet Access\NPCIA.exe" /b.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:3.78 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0019839984%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00095450%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00102950%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:452,472
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:80 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Nokia PC Internet Access?

You can uninstall Nokia PC Internet Access 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 Nokia PC Internet Access, 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 Nokia PC Internet Access.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 7 0%
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 7 72.77%
Windows 10 11.83%
Windows XP 9.32%
Windows Vista 6.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.91%
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.25%
Windows 7 Professional 10.03%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.04%
Windows 7 Home Basic 6.11%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

9.73% of installs come from India
Which countries install it?
  India 9.73%
  United States 8.07%
  Italy 5.43%
  Brazil 5.29%
  Iran 5.16%
  Finland 4.50%
  Turkey 3.71%
  France 3.38%
  Poland 3.31%
  MA 2.91%
  United Arab Emirates 2.51%
  United Kingdom 2.38%
  Indonesia 1.85%
  Australia 1.72%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.15%
Acer 21.44%
Dell 21.04%
ASUS 8.02%
Toshiba 6.81%
Lenovo 4.01%
Samsung 3.31%
Intel 1.50%
Sahara 1.20%
American Megatrends 1.00%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.01%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.46%
Dell Inspiron N5010 4.03%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.82%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.97%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.12%

About Nokia

Nokia is a communications and information technology whose products are mobile telephones and portable IT devices.
Publisher URL: www.nokia.com

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Mendesover a year ago
How do I install the Nokia PC Internet Access on my Windows 8?