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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,684
United States Rank #4,431
Reach 0.0840%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.75 days
287.67 days >
Average installed length: 151.15 days


4.5.336.0 1.33%
4.5.330.0 0.12%
4.5.327.0 12.32% 10.33% 32.07% 12.74% 12.68% 8.09% 9.36% 0.97%

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Synaptics WBF DDK 5011


Synaptics WBF DDK 5011 is a software program developed by Synaptics. The most common release is, 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. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 setup package generally installs about 24 files and is usually about 7.11 MB (7,459,062 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 58% of users of Synaptics WBF DDK 5011 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.synaptics.com
Help link: www.synaptics.com/en/contact.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Synaptics Incorporated
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{8A221129-68EC-4BC1-A29A-1F0B4772D774}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.11 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Synaptics WBF DDK 5011

  • SensorDBSynch.exe - Fingerprint Sensor Software Suite. (SynapticsFinger print Sensor Synchronization Service (CMN))
  • valWBFPolicyService.exe - Synaptics WBF Policy Service (CMN)
  • vcsAPIFORWBF.dll - Synaptics Extended API Library (CMN)
  • vcsWBFEngineAdapter.dll - Synaptics WBF Engine Adapter (CMN)
  • wbf_vfs_lvcmn.dll - Synaptics WBF Driver (CMN)
  • InstNT.exe - Synaptics Pointing Device Driver (TouchPad Driver Installation Application)
  • SynISDLL.dll - Install Resource Strings
  • SynMood.exe - MoodPad
  • SynTPCpl.dll - 64-bit TouchPad Control Panel Extensions
  • SynTPEnh.exe - Synaptics TouchPad 64-bit Enhancements
  • SynTPHelper.exe - Synaptics Pointing Device Helper
  • SynTPRes.dll - TouchPad Resource Library
  • SynZMetr.exe - Synaptics Pressure Graph
  • Tutorial.exe - Synaptics Pointing Device Tutorial
  • SynTPEnhService.exe - 64-bit Synaptics Pointing Enhance Service
  • SynTPLpr.exe - TouchPad Driver Helper Application
  • SynReflash.exe - Synaptics TouchPad Reflash Application (TouchPad Reflash)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • InstNT.exe is scheduled as a task named 'TVSUUpdateTask' (runs monthly on Sundays at 18:52).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • SynTPEnh.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Synaptics TouchPad Enhancements.
2 Services
  • SynTPEnhService.exe runs as a service named 'SynTPEnh Caller Service' (SynTPEnhService).
  • InstNT.exe runs as a service named 'Lenovo QuickControl Master Service' (QuickControlMasterSvc) "Lenovo QuickControl Master Service".
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • SynTPEnh.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SynTPEnh' which loads as C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe.
  • InstNT.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Lenovo Registration' which loads as C:\Program Files\Lenovo Registration\LenovoReg.exe /boot.

How do I remove Synaptics WBF DDK 5011?

You can uninstall Synaptics WBF DDK 5011 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 Synaptics WBF DDK 5011, 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 Synaptics WBF DDK 5011.

Win 10 60%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 60.05%
Windows 7 39.89%
Windows XP 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 36.11%
Windows 8.1 Pro 22.16%
Windows 8.1 12.98%
Windows 10 Pro 12.92%
Windows 10 Home 6.04%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 2.84%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.40% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.40%
  Germany 4.90%
  Canada 2.52%
  United Kingdom 2.43%
  Netherlands 2.38%
  Czech Republic 1.69%
  Norway 1.56%
  DK 1.42%
  Italy 1.42%
  France 1.37%
  Sweden 1.37%
  India 1.37%
  Hong Kong 1.10%
  Poland 1.10%

About Synaptics

Synaptics develops human interface solutions for many OEMs whcih are pre-installed and included with PCs and laptops for companies such as Apple, Asus, Acer, Dell, Gateway, HP, Sony, Toshiba and numerous others.
Publisher URL: www.synaptics.com


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