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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,713
United States Rank #11,092
Reach 0.0218%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.81 days
171.37 days >
Average installed length: 90.04 days


4.5.510.0 0.47%
4.5.507.0 24.24%
4.5.505.0 20.05%
4.5.503.0 35.43%
4.5.317.0 14.92%
4.5.310.0 4.90%

Synaptics WBF DDK 5011 Advanced


Synaptics WBF DDK 5011 Advanced is a program developed by Synaptics. The most used version is 4.5.503.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software installer includes 37 files and is usually about 62.67 MB (65,715,468 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 10. While about 55% of users of Synaptics WBF DDK 5011 Advanced 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
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{2586DBDF-1BAB-45E2-8243-B313F4D55ACF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 62.67 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Synaptics WBF DDK 5011 Advanced

  • SynapticsReflash.exe - Synaptics TouchPad Reflash Application (TouchPad Reflash)
  • SynReflash.exe
  • IPTSecureFP.dll - Fingerprint Sensor Software Suite. (Synaptics Secure Fingeprint Sensor Authentication Manager)
  • IPTSecureFPUi.dll - Synaptics Secure Fingeprint Sensor Authentication Manager UI
  • LenovoSysCheck.dll - SynapticsUtility DLL
  • SensorDBSynch.exe - SynapticsFingerprint Sensor Synchronization Process (CMN)
  • valWBFPolicyService.exe - Synaptics WBF Policy Service (CMN)
  • valWbioSyncSvc.exe - SynapticsWinbio Synchronization Service (CMN)
  • vcsAPIFORWBF.dll - Synaptics Extended API Library (CMN)
  • vcsWBFEngineAdapter.dll - Synaptics WBF Engine Adapter (CMN)
  • wbf_vfs_0011.dll - Synaptics WBF Driver (VSM)
  • 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
  • SynTPCOM.dll - Synaptics TouchPad Interfaces
  • SynTPCpl.dll - 64-bit TouchPad Control Panel Extensions
  • SynTPEnh.exe - Synaptics TouchPad 64-bit Enhancements
  • SynTPEnhPS.dll - Synaptics Proxy Server
  • SynTPEnhService.exe - 64-bit Synaptics Pointing Enhance Service
  • SynTPHelper.exe - Synaptics Pointing Device Helper
  • SynTPLpr.exe - TouchPad Driver Helper Application
  • SynTPRes.dll - TouchPad Resource Library
  • SynZMetr.exe - Synaptics Pressure Graph
  • Tutorial.exe - Synaptics Pointing Device Tutorial
  • SynLenovoHelper.exe - SynLenovoHelper Application (SynLenovo Helper tool)
  • Pre-boot Manager.exe - Pre-boot Manager

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • SynTPEnh.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Synaptics TouchPad Enhancements.
  • SynTPEnhService.exe runs as a service named 'SynTPEnh Caller Service' (SynTPEnhService).
Startup File (User Run)
  • SynTPEnh.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SynTPEnh' and executes as %ProgramFiles%\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe.
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.
  • SynLenovoHelper.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SynLenovoHelper' which loads as C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynLenovoHelper.exe.

How do I remove Synaptics WBF DDK 5011 Advanced?

You can uninstall Synaptics WBF DDK 5011 Advanced 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 (Advanced), 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 Advanced.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.58% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.58%
  Germany 7.54%
  Canada 4.13%
  Italy 3.95%
  United Kingdom 2.69%
  Czech Republic 1.62%
  Spain 1.44%
  France 1.26%
  Sweden 1.26%
  Netherlands 1.26%
  Poland 1.26%
  South Africa 1.08%
  Hong Kong 0.90%
  Belgium 0.90%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 83.39%
Hewlett-Packard 16.61%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.85%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.99%

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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