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Should I remove ROUTE 66 Sync?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,123
Reach 0.0111%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 28.85 days
851.08 days >
Average installed length: 447.18 days


9.8.3993.34135 72.90%
9.8.3672.30657 3.87%
9.7.3315.27642 0.65%
9.7.2769.24567 8.39%
9.2.1740.19998 0.65%
1.12.2608.1787 0.65%
1.11.908.1626 1.94% 3.23%
1.9.4907.1368 0.65%
1.7.4407.1241 1.29% 5.81%

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ROUTE 66 Sync

What is ROUTE 66 Sync?  (from ROUTE 66)

ROUTE 66 Sync is a free PC application which helps you manage, update and customise the content on your navigation device. And with the new route planner, you can now explore the world right on your computer at home, and get ready for your next trip.


ROUTE 66 Sync is a software program developed by ROUTE 66. The most common release is 9.8.3993.34135, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named ROUTE66Sync.exe. The setup package generally installs about 25 files and is usually about 890.71 KB (912,083 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 27% of users of ROUTE 66 Sync come from Germany, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.66.com/US/support/software-downloads/route-66-sync
Help link: www.66.com/support/index.php?cid=UK&opt=faq&cat=17
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ROUTE 66\ROUTE 66 Sync\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{BE1A2C04-6F14-4A16-B290-003769418AD9}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x040e
Estimated size: 890.71 KB

Program filesFiles installed by ROUTE 66 Sync

Program executable:ROUTE66Sync.exe
Name:ROUTE 66 Sync
Path:C:\Program Files\ROUTE 66\ROUTE 66 Sync\ROUTE66Sync.exe
Additional files:
  • R66NavigationEngine.dll - R66NavigationEngine
  • ApplicationUtils.dll - ApplicationUtils
  • ROUTE66.Controls.dll - ROUTE66.Controls
  • DeviceScanning.dll - DeviceScanning
  • DevicesCommon.dll - DevicesCommon
  • ROUTE66Sync.exe - ROUTE 66 Sync
  • SyncLoader.exe
  • WinWmiScanner.dll - WinWmiScanner
  • Sync9Loader.exe - Sync9Loader
  • SyncEngine.dll - Engine
  • zlib.net.dll (by ComponentAce) - ZLIB.NET
  • zlib-1.dll (by Zlib) - Zlib (Zlib: general purpose data compression / decompression library)
  • Audio.dll
  • Engine.dll
  • Gps.dll
  • LBS.dll
  • Platform.dll
  • R66_C_v1.dll
  • SearchSys.dll
  • Services.dll
  • SyncEngine.XmlSerializers.dll
  • Unzip.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Sync9Loader.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ROUTE66Sync' which loads as C:\Program Files\ROUTE 66\ROUTE 66 Sync\Sync9Loader.exe -runinbackground.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Sync9Loader.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ROUTE 66\ROUTE 66 Sync\Sync9Loader.exe'.
  • ROUTE66Sync.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ROUTE 66\ROUTE 66 Sync\ROUTE66Sync.exe'.

How do I remove ROUTE 66 Sync?

Quickly and completely remove ROUTE 66 Sync from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ROUTE 66 Sync 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 ROUTE 66 Sync, 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 ROUTE 66 Sync.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win Vista 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.10%
Windows Vista 15.48%
Windows XP 11.61%
Windows 8 5.81%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.42%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.71%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.61%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.97%
Windows 7 Professional 9.68%
Windows Vista Ultimate 2.58%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.75% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 26.75%
  United Kingdom 10.19%
  Australia 8.92%
  Italy 5.73%
  Netherlands 5.73%
  Belgium 4.46%
  Brazil 3.82%
  Portugal 3.82%
  United States 3.18%
  Sweden 2.55%
  Austria 2.55%
  Spain 1.91%
  Finland 1.91%
  France 1.91%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 22.73%
Hewlett-Packard 22.73%
Dell 17.05%
American Megatrends 12.50%
Medion 6.82%
ASUS 3.41%
Samsung 2.27%
Toshiba 2.27%
Lenovo 1.14%
Sony 1.14%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.85%
Dell Inspiron 1750 1.92%
HP Pavilion dv6500 Notebo... 1.92%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 1.92%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 1.92%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 1.92%


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