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Should I remove ThinkPad UltraNav Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #885
United States Rank #863
Reach 0.7722%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.38 days
483.25 days >
Average installed length: 253.91 days


VersionDistribution 0.01% 0.21% 1.22% 0.11% 0.65% 0.43% 0.09% 0.13% 0.20% 0.08% 0.39% 1.05% 0.02% 0.11% 0.86% 0.99% 0.89% 0.03% 0.07% 1.20% 0.10% 0.04% 0.17% 0.01% 0.05% 0.49% 0.09% 0.11% 0.01% 8.44% 8.93% 0.19% 5.34% 0.27% 29.86% 3.10% 0.55% 0.49% 0.09% 0.07% 0.11% 0.12% 0.01% 1.99% 2.58% 0.05% 0.21% 0.01% 3.84% 0.53% 0.03%
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ThinkPad UltraNav Driver

What is ThinkPad UltraNav Driver?

This is the software driver package for the installed ThinkPad UltraNav. The driver package is required in order for the ThinkPad UltraNav device to function properly and is the software that allows your computer to communicate with this hardware device.


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named instnt.exe. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 31.29 MB (32,808,910 bytes).

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Pre-installed software such as this is usually included by default on the manufacturer's PC. Many OEM (original equipment manufacture) software that is included with a new PC is useful and in many cases required for the PC to function properly as in the case of various software drivers. However, some pre-installed software is optional and can be safely removed.
Some users and experts alike have reported that this program is considered bloatware or bundleware. Such software is optional and can be safely removed if you do not utilize the features of the progam.
Lenovo computers come pre-installed with software that you may not need. This often includes trial versions of anti-virus software, various security software such as facial-recognition, pc optimizations programs, backup apps, dvd burners and media players.
  • It is usually licensed for use only on the Lenovo PC on which it was pre-installed.
  • It sometimes difficult for users to remove via the 'Uninstall a Program' feature in Windows.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?LegacyDocID=MIGR-66898
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP
Uninstaller: rundll32.exe "C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynISDLL.dll",standAloneUninstall
Estimated size: 31.29 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ThinkPad UltraNav Driver

Program executable:instnt.exe
Name:Synaptics Pointing Device Driver
TouchPad Driver Installation Application
Path:C:\Program Files\synaptics\syntp\instnt.exe

How do I remove ThinkPad UltraNav Driver?

You can uninstall ThinkPad UltraNav Driver 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 ThinkPad UltraNav Driver, 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 ThinkPad UltraNav Driver.

Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win 8.1 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.36%
Windows 10 19.82%
Windows XP 4.35%
Windows Vista 1.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 48.12%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.31%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.68%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.09%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.79%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.15%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.11% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.11%
  Germany 7.07%
  Canada 4.16%
  United Kingdom 2.91%
  France 2.39%
  DK 1.69%
  Australia 1.57%
  Israel 1.48%
  India 1.23%
  Sweden 1.18%
  Taiwan 1.15%
  Japan 1.13%
  Netherlands 1.05%
  Italy 1.04%

About Lenovo

Lenovo is a PC hardware and electronics company whose products include personal computers, tablet computers, mobile phones, workstations, servers, electronic storage devices and IT management software.
Publisher URL: www.lenovo.com


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