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1% remove it99% keep it
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2.1.519 80.39% 15.69% 3.92%

Palm webOS SDK

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Palm webOS SDK is a program developed by Palm. The most used version is 2.1.519, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is novacom.exe. The software installer includes 30 files and is usually about 60.28 MB (63,209,813 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 76% of users of Palm webOS SDK come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Nicaragua.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Palm.com
Help link: developer.palm.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Palm\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{48140058-E94F-4982-83E2-1EC0183218C4}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 60.28 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Palm webOS SDK

Program executable:novacom.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Palm\novacom.exe
Additional files:
  • novacomd.exe - novacomd Application
  • dpinst.exe (by Microsoft) - Driver Package Installer (DPInst) (Driver Package Installer)
  • cairo.dll
  • CFLite.dll
  • CFLite_Debug.dll
  • icudt40.dll (by IBM and others) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • icuin40.dll (by IBM and others) - IBM ICU I18N DLL
  • icuuc40.dll - IBM ICU Common DLL
  • JavaScriptCore.dll (by Apple) - JavaScriptCore (JavaScriptCore Dynamic Link Library)
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • libpng13.dll (by LibPng) - LibPng (LibPng: PNG image compression library)
  • libxml2.dll
  • libxslt.dll
  • PalmInspector.exe
  • pthreadVC2.dll (by Open Source Software community project) - POSIX Threads for Windows32 Library
  • SQLite3.dll
  • WebKit.dll (by Apple) - WebKit (WebKit Dynamic Link Library)
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • novacomd.exe runs as a service named 'Palm Novacom' (NovacomD) "Palm Novacom driver".

How do I remove Palm webOS SDK?

Quickly and completely remove Palm webOS SDK from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Palm webOS SDK 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Palm webOS SDK, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Palm webOS SDK.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win XP 8%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.59%
Windows 10 13.73%
Windows Vista 7.84%
Windows XP 7.84%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.14%
Windows 7 Professional 15.69%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.80%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.84%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.84%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.32% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.32%
  France 13.16%
  Nicaragua 1.32%
  Brazil 1.32%
  GE 1.32%
  Russia 1.32%
  India 1.32%
  Netherlands 1.32%
  Canada 1.32%
  United Kingdom 1.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
Dell 21.43%
ASUS 11.90%
Acer 11.90%
Toshiba 11.90%
American Megatrends 4.76%
Samsung 2.38%
Common models
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 4.55%
Dell Studio 1737 4.55%
TOSHIBA Satellite L675 2.27%
TOSHIBA Satellite L650 2.27%
TOSHIBA Satellite L505 2.27%
TOSHIBA Satellite L355D 2.27%


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