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Should I remove Polar Daemon?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,695
United States Rank #11,526
Reach 0.0535%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.82 days
525.59 days >
Average installed length: 276.15 days


2.2.20000 91.94%
2.2.10004 1.61%
2.2.00003 2.66%
2.1.10000 0.19%
2.1.00014 1.23%
2.00.2174 0.95%
1.00.0023 1.14%
1.0.23 0.28%

Typically installed together

Polar Daemon


Polar Daemon is a program developed by Polar Electro Oy. The most used version is 2.2.20000, 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 polard.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 6.72 MB (7,047,009 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 25% of users of Polar Daemon come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.polar.fi
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Polar\Daemon\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{2BA9320D-E061-4C71-ACCB-AC0E9D4FC82B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.72 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Polar Daemon

Program executable:polard.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Polar\Daemon\polard.exe
Additional files:
  • PolarDaemon_x64_1.00.0023_rebuild.exe - Polar Daemon (Setup Launcher Unicode)
  • libpolar.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • polard.exe runs as a service named 'Polar Daemon' (Polar Daemon).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.67 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003266898%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00027663%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00005006%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Polar Daemon?

You can uninstall Polar Daemon 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 Polar Daemon, 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 Polar Daemon.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win XP 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.89%
Windows 10 38.05%
Windows Vista 5.03%
Windows XP 3.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.03%
Windows 7 Professional 11.79%
Windows 10 Home 11.60%
Windows 8.1 9.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.08%
Windows 10 Pro 6.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 24.67%
  Germany 14.21%
  France 5.93%
  Finland 4.71%
  Norway 4.62%
  Belgium 4.36%
  United Kingdom 4.18%
  Netherlands 4.10%
  Italy 3.84%
  Austria 3.66%
  Canada 3.57%
  Spain 2.62%
  South Africa 2.44%
  Switzerland 2.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.17%
Dell 18.82%
Acer 17.07%
ASUS 13.88%
Toshiba 7.34%
Samsung 5.74%
Lenovo 3.67%
Medion 3.51%
Intel 1.91%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.39%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.76%
ASUS All Series 3.38%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 2.26%
LENOVO 20266 2.26%
Dell Inspiron N5010 1.88%


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