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Should I remove PCsync?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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United States Rank #11,025
Reach 0.0111%


6.00.0000 0.92%
5.07.3002 8.72%
5.07.3001 48.17%
5.07.3000 7.34%
5.06.2900 0.92%
5.05.2900 9.17%
5.04.2700 4.13%
5.03.2000 2.75%
5.02.2000 0.92%
5.01.1700 16.97%


What is PCsync?  (from Laplink Software)

Laplink Sync makes it easy for you. With a few clicks, you can choose the folders and files that you want to transfer between your devices. Just select your devices and the folders you wish to sync, and that’s it! It is the easiest way to copy your newest pictures from your phone to your PC!


PCsync is a software program developed by Laplink Software. The most common release is 5.07.3001, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 3.92 MB (4,115,137 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 89% of users of PCsync come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.laplink.com/index.php/individuals/file-transfer-remote-management/laplink-sync
Help link: www.laplink.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Laplink\PCsync\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F3885DDF-E711-4F14-B4C9-5CA3F07A13E9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.92 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PCsync

  • USBDriverSetup11.exe - Laplink USB Cable Drivers (Setup Launcher)
  • LLUpdateCheck.exe - Laplink PCsync (Laplink Update Check Application)
  • PCsync.exe
  • SFTHost.exe - PCsync Host Module
  • SFTHostps.dll
  • SSTSync.dll
  • UltraSync.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • SFTHost.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Laplink\PCsync\SFTHost.exe'.
  • PCsync.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Laplink\PCsync\PCsync.exe'.

How do I remove PCsync?

You can uninstall PCsync 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 PCsync, 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 PCsync.

Win 7 (SP1) 45%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 47.25%
Windows Vista 32.57%
Windows XP 10.55%
Windows 10 9.63%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.33%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 29.49%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.60%
Windows 7 Professional 5.99%
Windows 10 Home 4.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

88.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 88.76%
  Germany 3.46%
  Canada 2.88%
  United Kingdom 1.73%
  Australia 1.15%
  TZ 0.29%
  CY 0.29%
  Singapore 0.29%
  France 0.29%
  Austria 0.29%
  ME 0.29%
  Spain 0.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 43.37%
Hewlett-Packard 37.35%
Toshiba 7.83%
Acer 3.01%
Lenovo 3.01%
Gateway 1.20%
Sahara 1.20%
MSI 0.60%
ASUS 0.60%
Sony 0.60%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.08%
Dell Inspiron 530 4.05%
Dell Inspiron 1545 4.05%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.38%
HP-Pavilion NY604AA-ABA 3... 2.70%
Dell XPS M1530 2.70%

Publisher URL: www.laplink.com


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