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Should I remove Razer Synapse?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,152
United States Rank #910
Reach 0.6118%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.90 days
292.19 days >
Average installed length: 153.52 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.3.0612.060119 0.09%
3.3.0531.053017 0.04%
3.3.0517.051518 0.07%
3.3.0516.051515 0.03%
3.3.0508.050215 0.06%
3.3.0331.041818 0.19%
3.3.0330.040616 0.06%
3.3.0229.021420 0.28%
3.3.0228.020212 0.01%
3.3.0131.011817 0.02%
3.3.0123.385 0.12%
3.2.1214.269 0.10%
3.2.1124.200 0.01%
3.2.1116.127 0.01%
3.1.830.11 0.01%
3.1.720.13 0.01%
2.21.20.606 0.21%
2.21.19.529 0.33%
2.21.18.433 0.63%
2.21.18.115 2.37%
2.21.00.830 2.98%
2.21.00.721 0.44%
2.21.00.712 0.27%
2.20.17.413 4.30%
2.20.17.302 3.27%
2.20.17.116 2.05%
2.20.15.1104 2.76%
2.20.15.1031 1.15%
2.20.15.1013 0.44%
2.20.15.822 3.97%
2.20.15.810 1.29%
2.20.15.804 0.96%
2.20.15.707 3.01%
2.20.15.624 0.01%
2.20.15.616 1.13%
1.20.15.29263 2.82%
1.20.15.29092 1.67%
1.20.15.28994 0.01%
1.20.15.28953 0.01%
1.18.21.28549 7.14%
1.18.21.28188 3.46%
1.18.21.28129 2.44%
1.18.21.27748 5.07%
1.18.21.27599 3.24%
1.18.21.27405 3.23%
1.18.21.27343 0.97%
1.18.21.26914 6.10%
1.18.21.26599 3.09%
1.18.21.26476 0.19%
1.18.21.26027 4.53%
1.18.19.25502 4.92%
54 versions

Razer Synapse

Overview

Razer Synapse is a software program developed by Razer. The most common release is 1.18.21.28549, with over 83% 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. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named Razer_Synapse_Framework_v1.18.19.25502.exe. The setup package generally installs about 49 files and is usually about 163.18 MB (171,109,067 bytes). The installed file RzUpdate.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 59% of users of Razer Synapse come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.razersupport.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Razer\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{0D78BEE2-F8FF-4498-AF1A-3FF81CED8AC6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 163.18 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Razer Synapse

Program executable:Razer_Synapse_Framework_v1.18.19.25502.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Razer\Razer_Synapse_Framework_v1.18.19.25502.exe
MD5:e736a74dc0b97d4af387cb066f06deba
Additional files:
  • RzAIOInstallManager.exe - Razer AIO Install Manager
  • RzAIOInstallManager.resources.dll
  • RzAIOGenerator.exe - Razer GamerAIOGenerator (RzGamerAIOGenerator)
  • RzUpdateManager.exe - Razer Update Manager
  • RzUpdateManager.resources.dll
  • RzWizardPkg.exe - Razer Wizard Package
  • RzUpdate.dll - Razer Update Client (RzUpdate)
  • RzUpdateManagerUI.dll - RzUpdateManagerUI (Razer Update Manager UI)
  • RzAIOGeneratorUi.dll - Razer GamerAIOUi (RzGamerAIOUi)
  • RzAIOGeneratorUi.resources.dll
  • RzSynapseLoginUI.dll - RzEmilyLoginUI
  • RzSynapseLoginUI.resources.dll
  • RzSynapse.exe - Razer Synapse
  • RzSynapse.resources.dll
  • RzStorageIO.dll - RzStorageIO (StorageIO module)
  • RzTrayMgr.dll - RzTrayIcon
  • RzStorage.dll - RzStorage
  • RzCommon.dll - RzCommon
  • RzUISdk.dll - RzUISdk

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • RzSynapse.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F9BA19D6-C740-4BB9-B73F-72BC0F219587}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • RzSynapse.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Razer Synapse_Reg_HKLMWow6432Run.
Startup File (User Run)
  • RzSynapse.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Razer Synapse' and executes as C:\Program Files\Razer\Synapse\RzSynapse.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • RzSynapse.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Razer Synapse' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Razer\Synapse\RzSynapse.exe".

How do I remove Razer Synapse?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 75%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 74.84%
Windows 7 25.02%
Windows Vista 0.11%
Windows XP 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 31.76%
Windows 10 Pro 18.84%
Windows 8.1 12.73%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.12%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.59%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.34%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.14%
  United Kingdom 4.45%
  France 4.32%
  Canada 4.04%
  Germany 3.79%
  Australia 2.49%
  Sweden 1.99%
  Netherlands 1.75%
  Norway 1.69%
  DK 1.67%
  Italy 1.20%
  Singapore 0.84%
  Belgium 0.80%
  Finland 0.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 22.66%
Hewlett-Packard 16.18%
Acer 12.29%
Dell 10.53%
GIGABYTE 9.36%
Lenovo 9.17%
Alienware 6.89%
MSI 6.87%
Toshiba 1.98%
Samsung 1.42%
Medion 1.15%
Intel 0.91%
Common models
ASUS All Series 24.20%
MSI MS-7821 3.24%
MSI MS-7693 3.19%
MSI MS-7917 2.72%
LENOVO 20378 2.27%
MSI MS-7850 1.99%

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