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Should I remove PC-CCID?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,546
United States Rank #26,038
Reach 0.0126%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 30.65 days
329.44 days >
Average installed length: 173.10 days


2.0.0 100.00%



PC-CCID is a program developed by Gemalto N.V. The main program executable is gemccid.sys. The setup package is about 1.17 MB (1,227,776 bytes) when donwloaded. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 62% of users of PC-CCID come from Brazil, it is also popular in the United States and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\gemalto\readertools\installer\gemccid
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{BD3068DE-D53B-4CE8-B2BC-32E1323441CD}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.17 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PC-CCID

Program executable:gemccid.sys
Name:USB Smart Card Reader
USB Smart Card Reader Driver
Path:C:\Program Files\gemalto\readertools\installer\gemccid\gemccid.sys

How do I remove PC-CCID?

You can uninstall PC-CCID 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 PC-CCID, 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 PC-CCID.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.27%
Windows 10 36.29%
Windows XP 3.63%
Windows Vista 0.81%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.98%
Windows 7 Professional 19.76%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.08%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 7.66%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 7.26%
Windows 10 Home 7.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.99% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 61.99%
  United States 22.51%
  Spain 3.69%
  Poland 2.58%
  Germany 1.85%
  France 1.48%
  Kazakstan 1.11%
  Croatia 1.11%
  Italy 1.11%
  Taiwan 0.74%
  United Kingdom 0.74%
  RS 0.37%
  Romania 0.37%
  Czech Republic 0.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.91%
Acer 21.74%
Hewlett-Packard 19.57%
Samsung 14.49%
ASUS 11.59%
Lenovo 5.80%
Intel 1.45%
Common models
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 2.34%
Dell Vostro 260s 2.34%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.34%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.34%
LENOVO 80GA 2.34%
Pegatron Pegatron 2.34%


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