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Should I remove Xmarks for IE?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,804
United States Rank #3,284
Reach 0.1082%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.67 days
668.85 days >
Average installed length: 351.43 days


127.0.190 1.17%
127.0.179 0.70%
127.0.177 13.41%
127.0.176 0.80%
127.0.174 4.36%
127.0.170 3.80%
127.0.162 36.94%
127.0.160 28.65%
127.0.154 4.03%
127.0.151 2.58%
127.0.149 0.09%
127.0.148 0.84%
127.0.143 1.45%
127.0.140 0.14%
127.0.138 0.70%
127.0.130 0.33%

Other programs by Xmarks

Xmarks for IE

What is Xmarks for IE?  (from Xmarks)

Xmarks is a free add-on for your browser that synchronizes and backs up your favorites across multiple computers and more. Xmarks helps you find the best sites on the web based on what millions of people are bookmarking. Automatically backup and sync your favorites after every change. Visit my.xmarks.com to access your...  Read more


Xmarks for IE is a program developed by Xmarks. The most used version is 127.0.162, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The programs's main executable is xmarkssync.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 13.4 MB of memory. It also adds an icon to the Windows notifications area in order to provide access to the program. The software installer includes 40 files and is usually about 3.31 MB (3,467,264 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 69% of users of Xmarks for IE come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: download.xmarks.com/download/ie
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\xmarks\ie extension\remotetabs\images
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C56BBAC8-0DD2-4CE4-86E0-F2BDEABDD0CF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.31 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Xmarks for IE

Program executable:xmarkssync.exe
Name:Xmarks for IE
Signed by:LastPass
Path:C:\Program Files\xmarks\ie extension\xmarkssync.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • crash_handler.exe - Xmarks for IE
  • freeimage.dll (by FreeImage) - FreeImage (FreeImage library)
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • xmarkssync.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 4.
Startup File (User Run)
  • xmarkssync.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Xmarks' and executes as C:\Program Files\Xmarks\IE Extension\xmarkssync.exe -q.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:13.4 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000393349%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001864%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00002070%
0.015104% average
I/O reads/min:123.37 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:483 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Xmarks for IE?

You can uninstall Xmarks for IE 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 Xmarks for IE, 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 Xmarks for IE.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win XP 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.88%
Windows 10 26.44%
Windows Vista 6.09%
Windows XP 5.53%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.64%
Windows 7 Professional 16.81%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.05%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.48%
Windows 8.1 5.34%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.06%
  Germany 3.86%
  United Kingdom 3.83%
  Canada 3.27%
  Australia 1.60%
  France 1.50%
  Netherlands 1.32%
  Japan 1.29%
  Belgium 1.04%
  Brazil 0.90%
  Italy 0.87%
  Sweden 0.70%
  Switzerland 0.66%
  Israel 0.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 35.02%
Hewlett-Packard 26.84%
Acer 12.02%
Toshiba 6.49%
ASUS 6.01%
Lenovo 2.16%
Intel 1.92%
Samsung 1.28%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.52%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.91%
Dell XPS 8500 3.87%
Dell XPS 8300 3.05%
ASUS All Series 3.05%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.85%


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