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Should I remove TOPO! 4?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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United States Rank #10,780
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4.6.0 26.94%
4.5.0 22.80%
4.4.1 4.15%
4.4.0 3.63%
4.2.8 16.06%
4.2.6 6.74%
4.2.5 2.59%
4.2.3 9.33%
4.2.0 7.77%


What is TOPO! 4?  (from National Geographic)

With TOPO! 4 Upgrade you can easily lay an updated road network on the 1:24,000 and 1:100,000 scale USGS TOPO! maps. From freeways to forest roads, TOPO! 4 Upgrade gives you the confidence to find your destination in any of the 50 states. "Look" out at the valley or out from the top of a mountain. TOPO!'s 3-D viewer an...  Read more


TOPO! 4 is a program developed by National Geographic. The most used version is 4.6.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is TOPO.exe. The software installer includes 59 files and is usually about 70.01 MB (73,408,512 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 98% of users of TOPO! 4 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Singapore.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: maps.nationalgeographic.com/topo
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TOPO!\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{5B3FB6D4-1B88-413D-8DE7-A7E2D58DE5B2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 70.01 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by TOPO! 4

Program executable:TOPO.exe
Name:TOPO! Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\TOPO!\TOPO.exe
Additional files:
  • BackRoad.exe - National Geographic Maps TOPO! (Topo)
  • TOPO.exe - TOPO! Launcher
  • National Parks Explorer 3D.exe - NPE Launcher
  • PTopoLnk.dll - Pocket TOPO! (Pocket TOPO! Link)
  • topo343.exe - TOPO! (Setup Launcher)
  • topo4.exe
  • setup.exe - TOPO! Arizona Map Pack
  • Test_OpenGL.exe - OpenGL Configuration
  • topo_glconfig.exe
  • topo2.exe - TOPO (TOPO! Application)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • TOPO.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A87AA5E9-6AEE-492B-A206-998F8C71C109}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove TOPO! 4?

You can uninstall TOPO! 4 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 TOPO! 4, 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 TOPO! 4.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.92%
Windows Vista 18.65%
Windows 10 16.58%
Windows XP 9.84%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.46%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.15%
Windows 7 Professional 14.58%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.38%
Windows 10 Home 8.85%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.55% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.55%
  Canada 1.53%
  Singapore 0.31%
  Spain 0.31%
  Germany 0.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 35.20%
Hewlett-Packard 34.40%
Toshiba 7.20%
Lenovo 4.80%
Acer 4.80%
Intel 4.00%
ASUS 1.60%
Sony 0.80%
American Megatrends 0.80%
Gateway 0.80%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.03%
Dell Vostro 230 2.59%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 2.59%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 2.59%
HP G62 Notebook PC 1.72%
HP HP Pavilion Desktop PC... 1.72%

About (from National Geographic)

The National Geographic Society has been inspiring people to care about the planet since 1888.
Publisher URL: www.nationalgeographic.com


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